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Akarana Timbers has developed strong ties to our place and to the local people. We’re extremely proud to play a part in establishing / growing a range of community projects

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  • The inuaugural Shitbox NZ in 2016 raised $383,000 for Cancer Council (Aus) and Cancer Society (NZ). The funds raised go towards cancer research, but how do they get there? What is the process? How do passion, determination and hard work become funding for cancer research? Read on to discover how Shitbox Rally teams are directly funding improvements in diagnosis, treatment and support for cancer patients.
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  • The Tiny Huts aim to show how small temporary spaces can bring people together, foster a sense of place, support local businesses and create enthusiasm and excitement for New Brighton residents and visitors.
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  • Rockabilly 2015 attracted 250 cars to the Show and Shine and brought around 10000 people into the village. The Show & Shine team also hosted an after function in Lyttelton. Funds raised after expenses were donated to two community groups: New Brighton Project received $2544.86 to help fund their annual Christmas Parade and the New Brighton Blanket Bank. Lyttelton Community House received $920.00 to help fund their Community Meals Programme.
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  • Canterbury teen Enya Beynon stood transfixed as the covers came off her once unremarkable old car. Dressed to kill in a blue and black '50s dress, the 18-year-old cancer survivor watched in awe as her wish for a pimped up vehicle came true. Her once mediocre 1985 Daihatsu Charade – complete with a faulty radio and tape deck – was gone. Before her stood a gleaming, funked up brilliant blue ride, guaranteed to bring hours of driving pleasure. Before a crowd of about 150 family, friends and well-wishers, the car was returned to Beynon at Christchurch's Spitfire Square after undergoing a massive makeover thanks to Make a Wish NZ, new friends from Christchurch's auto industry...
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