Marines Hut a hit at Scout Jamboree
Keas, cubs, and scouts from Porirua to Levin were all visitors to the Marines Memorial site as part of the Kapiti Coastal Scout Zone’s Jamboree on the Trail - in Queen Elizabeth Park on May 12.
Jamboree on the Trail is an annual day for the World Scout Movement to hike together.
Ramaroa influenced by WWII US Marines buildings
Ramaroa, the recently opened GWRC park centre at Mackays Crossing, is proving a real bonus for stakeholders in the park.
The Trust is very grateful for use of the centre for meetings, hosting visitors and most recently as a wet weather venue for its Memorial Day Service.
Ramaroa a blessing on Memorial Day
Ramaroa, the newly opened QEP park centre, proved its worth as a haven for the crowd of over 120 people who turnout out in freezing conditions for this year’s Memorial Day service on Monday May 28.
Jenny Rowan steps down as Trust Chair
Founder of the Kapiti US Marines Trust, Jenny Rowan recently resigned as Chair of the Trust after eight years in the role. Ms Rowan founded the Trust in 2010, while serving as Mayor of Kapiti. She will be replaced by the Deputy Chair, Richard Benge, who has also served on the Trust since its inception. Mr Benge is the CEO of Arts Access Aotearoa.