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Residents of Pines and Kairaki Beaches will be celebrating
this weekend as their long awaited, brand spanking new community hall finally
opens. It’s been a long and arduous
journey for these small beach communities since the earthquakes and the
community hall will be a great asset.
To mark the occasion an open day with entertainment has been
planned and with the weather looking to play its part this weekend, it’s set to
be a cracker.
Pines Beach Hall Open Day:
From 2.30pm on
Saturday 4 November
3 - 5 pm - Family
Entertainment including face painting- bouncy castle, dancing, music and more.
5 - 8 pm - The
Allin Drive Band will be entertaining the crowds
Bring some loose
change as BBQ and refreshments will be available for a small cost or bring
along a picnic dinner.
Before the earthquakes, the old hall was owned by the Pines
and Kairaki Beaches Residents Association and was positioned on Council
land. After extensive damage in the September 2010 earthquake,
the hall was rebuilt on the Pines Oval.
Whilst insurance on the hall significantly contributed to
the rebuild, funding from the Canterbury Earthquake Appeal Trust, Rata
Foundation and Waimakariri District Council helped make the rebuild a reality. The wider community and a range of local
businesses supported the project, and worked hard to bring the project to
The robust hall
construction sits on 8-metre deep timber piles and is surrounded by former red
zone land. The hall and its amenities
will mainly be used by community groups and has been designed to make the best
use of the indoor and outdoor spaces.
The hall is kitted out with all the latest equipment and will be
available for event hire, which will help the local community with running
It has been a
long time coming and the building will help with community recovery and bring it
back together through community functions.