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Thank you from the Boating Club

 |  Simon Rawlinson  | 

A big thank you from Mercury Bay Boating Club for the ongoing and vocal support of our community in Whitianga. Over the last two weeks the Mercury Bay Community Board hosted 2 public drop in sessions to gauge local opinion on the Club’s proposal to relocate to Dundas St. While the first session in the Community Board Room was heated and divided, the second, at Saturday Market, showed just how much our Community supports the Boat Club.

Boating and sailing are very much part of the fabric of our society in Whitianga. They contribute significantly to our cultural identity. Who doesn’t love seeing colourful sails out on the water and the grins on the faces of our children as they learn to sail, their confidence building every time they get on the water? It appears many of you agree with this sentiment.

The Club gathered 58 submissions in favour of our Dundas St proposal at the Whiti Citi Markets last Saturday. Most of those submitters went on to complete submissions to the Department of Conservation process which closes this Thursday.

Thank you Mercury Bay. With your ongoing support, Mercury Bay Boating Club will continue enhancing the backdrop to our town with the flash of colourful sails on the water.

A big thank you from Mercury Bay Boating Club for the ongoing and vocal support of our community in Whitianga. Over the last two weeks the Mercury Bay Community Board hosted 2 public drop in sessions to gauge local opinion on the Club’s proposal to relocate to Dundas St. While the first session in the Community Board Room was heated and divided, the second, at Saturday Market, showed just how much our Community supports the Boat Club.

Boating and sailing are very much part of the fabric of our society in Whitianga. They contribute significantly to our cultural identity. Who doesn’t love seeing colourful sails out on the water and the grins on the faces of our children as they learn to sail, their confidence building every time they get on the water? It appears many of you agree with this sentiment.

The Club gathered 58 submissions in favour of our Dundas St proposal at the Whiti Citi Markets last Saturday. Most of those submitters went on to complete submissions to the Department of Conservation process which closes this Thursday.

Thank you Mercury Bay. With your ongoing support, Mercury Bay Boating Club will continue enhancing the backdrop to our town with the flash of colourful sails on the water.


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