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Talented local youngsters recognised and rewarded!

The Sumner Ferrymead Foundation recognised and awarded young students of their community at their recent scholarship and awards event. Three scholarships and a grant, totalling more than $18,000 were awarded to four worthy local recipients on the evening.

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Sumner's Enthusiastic Community Gardeners

Every Tuesday morning local residents meet at the Sumner Community Garden to plant, cultivate and harvest produce. A small group of enthusiastic gardeners meet at Ko Taku Reo (formerly van Asch School for the Deaf where they work on a number of different community gardens.

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Locals helping Locals … It's been a big year!

The 20/21 financial year has drawn to a close and it's been a big year for the Sumner Ferrymead Foundation in so many ways. The Trustees wanted to raise the profile of the Foundation to increase the number of requests for funding and the number of donations, so they set about revamping brand.

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