Convenor: Peggy Peek

Email: peggypeek@gmail.com

Telephone: 216 2365

Purpose:

To facilitate and sponsor projects at a more local, neighbourhood level to help neighbours establish and strengthen relationships with each other, thus increasing community health, happiness and resilience

What have we done?

Neighbourhood Project Fund

A fund which gives up to $1000 to groups or individuals for community projects, where the group matches that amount in-kind (labour, donations of products or services etc). Some of the projects which have been funded:

Forward plans

Over the Fence

Created a visual map to South Invercargill with a list of the top ten attractions as decided by our community. These are available to residents to give to newcomers to the community in order to encourage connection and engagement with new neighbours.

Current volunteer opportunities for Stronger Neighbourhoods

Task

Commitment

What's Involved?

Over the Fence Project

Attend meetings – frequency to be decided

Developing the project so it’s ready to launch

Last Updated: 15th November, 2018 Convenor: Peggy Peek Email: peggypeek@gmail.com Telephone: 216 2365 Purpose: To facilitate and sponsor projects at a more local, neighbourhood level to help neighbours establish and strengthen relationships with each other, thus increasing community health, happiness and resilience What have we done? Neighbourhood Project Fund A fund which gives up to $1000 to groups or individuals for community projects, where the group matches that amount in-kind (labour, donations of products or services etc). Some of the projects which have been funded: New River School - walkway upgrade to Kew Road A church to establish a community vegetable garden Sport Southland to run a 10 week fitness programme at the Community Park Gym Forward plans Over the Fence Created a visual map to South Invercargill with a list of the top ten attractions as decided by our community. These are available to residents to give to newcomers to the community in order to encourage connection and engagement with new neighbours. Current volunteer opportunities for Stronger Neighbourhoods Task Commitment What's Involved? Over the Fence Project Attend meetings – frequency to be decided Developing the project so it’s ready to launch }