Projects to commemorate WW1 supported

3 April 2018 

Five community groups have secured Waipa District Council funding to help mark the centenary of World War 1.

The projects, which range from live performances to the unveiling of a plaque, will occur this year within the Waipā​ district.  All are being organised by not-for-profit groups.

Projects to receive funding were:

  • an Anzac Concert and World War I sing-along presented by the Te Awamutu Brass Band.  The Rosetown Choristers will support the concert. Funding awarded: $1,631.25
  • the performance of an adaption of the BBC comedy series ‘Blackadder Goes Forth’.  To be performed at the Gaslight Theatre in Cambridge.  Funding awarded: $2,000
  • the creation of a plaque for placement on Anzac Green in Te Awamutu. To be unveiled on Armistice Day 2018.  Funding awarded: $3,675
  • the purchase of 40 Armistice flags to fly during Armistice week in Cambridge.  Funding awarded: $3,685
  • to support the artillery theme at the 2018 Armistice in Cambridge event.  Funding awarded: $4,000

No further funding is available from this fund.

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