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Our 2021 Scholarships. The future's in good hands!

Meet this year’s winners of the Sumner Ferrymead Foundation’s three academic scholarships – for university students studying the sciences, health sciences and the humanities. Despite the challenges facing not just NZ but the world in general, you are left feeling the future is in good hands.

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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!

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 worked with local creative Stephen McCarthy to revamp the look of the brand.

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