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To promote the sustainable development of the Lake Wairewa and Southern Bays catchments, plan, fund, develop and establish facilities which contribute to the social, cultural, environmental or economic wellbeing of residents or visitors to that area'.



Christchurch City Council: Community Development Advisor position available

The Christchurch City Council is looking for a Community Development Advisor to join their Banks Peninsula Community Governance team. Working mainly from Little River and Akaroa, you will work alongside local community groups to support community driven initiatives which help build stronger and more resilient communities. To apply, visit enter job code 10362AKM. Applications close 14 January 2018.


Casual – Cleaning Staff Required – Little River
Tourist Accommodation
2 hours per clean, between 12 – 2pm – no more than 1 clean per day
$20 per hour plus holiday pay and travel allowance applies.
May suit reliable high school student/student after some holiday work-would need own transport
Call Ruth Shepherd – 027 378 6892 or email
Local contact Fiona Waghorn 3290171 or 0221669523

Little River Growers – are you interested in joining the Akaroa Farmers Market?

The Akaroa Farmers Market is open October to April every Saturday morning from 9.30 to 1pm in the Madeira Hotel car park in Akaroa.  You can go every week or intermittent days depending on what produce you have available.

Minimal charge is 10% of your takings up to a maximum of $20. Currently this charge goes back into the Akaroa community via Heartlands. If Little River area joins then they will discuss letting the money from this group come back to our community.

You can share tables if there are a few of you who have small amounts, which would decrease your travel and time.

There are tables and chairs available for customers to sit and eat if they wish. At the moment there are crepes and white bait patties.  An example of things sold is olives, smoked salmon, seasonal vegges, pickles.

If you want further info please contact Jan by email

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