The Shed Project Avalanche Band project, along with other volunteer groups and
individuals have been recognised for community dedication in the Kāpiti Coast Civic
and Community Awards.
Six groups received a Wellington Airport Regional Community Award and six more
groups were acknowledged as highly commended.
Kapiti Run for Youth won the Sport & Leisure Category with Ōtaki Golf Club Junior
Section being Highly Commended.
The Supreme Winner was Shed Project Avalanche Band, who also won the
Education & Child/Youth Development Category.
Mayor K Gurunathan says “it’s a chance to sing the praises of the often-unsung
heroes of our coast.
He says non-profit organisations contribute about $6 billion to our social economy a year, with the labour of volunteers adding another $3.5 billion.