Some of our community projects and fundraising

  • Removing large macrocarpa trees at Herbert Cemetery
  • Running weekend youth camps for local teenagers
  • Supplying clothing vouchers for local man who lost possessions in house fire
  • Assisting Hampden Playgroup to fence and renovate an old house to make it suitable for purpose
  • Assisting Moeraki Playgroup to provide facilities at Moeraki Hall
  • Planting native trees on foreshore at Centennial park Moeraki
  • Planting native trees and building nest boxes at Moeraki Lighthouse Yellow-eyed Penguin colony
  • Roadside planting t Herbert and Hampden
  • Collecting food for loan food bank during annual “Toot for Tucker” appeal
  • Sponsoring new Lions Club at Waiareka Valley
  • Sponsoring new Lioness Club in Oamaru
  • Building wheelchair ramp at the Robb residence at Herbert
  • Clearing weeds and vegetation at Waianakarua School Camp and planting trees.
  • Dedicating a planted area to a past President who passed away
  • Assisting local girls to attend Springston Trials Pony club events
  • Sponsoring local young folk to travel on “The Spirit of Adventure”
  • Sponsoring local youths to attend Anikiwa Outward Bound courses
  • Billeting and entertaining overseas exchange students
  • Sponsoring local youth on Lions overseas exchange tours
  • Giving financial assistance to Waianakarua School to build a swimming pool to mark centennial of school
  • Sponsoring a child through World Vision
  • Funding for the training of Teachers for Skills for Adolescents
  • Building facilities at McKerrow’s Dam – jetty – changing sheds – boat shed and amenity planting
  • Landscaping and beautifying turn-off to Moeraki Township.
  • Building lookout and seating at Moeraki in memory of Ron Abbot
  • Supplying playground equipment at Hampden beach
  • Cutting and delivering firewood to all local senior citizens on an annual basis
  • Transporting and paying for local senior citizens to annual Oamaru Operatic Society productions
  • Catering annually for CCS Christmas barbeque
  • Annual donations to LCIF
  • Taking senior citizens for a Sunday drive followed by afternoon tea
  • Catering at Waitaki Girls High School fair and donating all funds to the school
  • Designing and building “ash wall” at Hampden Cemetery
  • Organising Sunday afternoon concert followed by afternoon tea for local senior citizens
  • Annual donation to Lloyd Morgan Charitable Trust
  • Donating use of catering unit to North Otago Veterans Tennis Association
  • Supplying Barbeques to local schools and churches
  • Assisting North Otago Lions with Steptoe auction
  • Donating to local epilepsy Association
  • Donating wheelchair mobility vehicle to local CCS
  • Donating to local Woman’s Hockey Team
  • Donating $1,000 to LCIF for Tsunami Relief
  • Organising and running Hampden RSA Service every Anzac day and supplying refreshments
  • Catering for local funerals • Installing entranceway and gate at Pony Club grounds
  • Reinstating flood damage to farms - debris and fences
  • Reinstating flood damage at historic building at Mill House
  • Glencoe Memorial Park Centenary celebration catering 
  • Glencoe Memorial Park planting
  • Foundations for local resident building Sponsoring a child through World Vision
  • Funding the training of Teachers for Skills for adolescents
  • Donations to D.A.R.E. programme
  • Donation of money and spectacles to “Sight First”
  • Buying equipment for McKerrow’s Dam
  • Painting ceiling in Waianakarua Memorial Hall
  • Sponsoring annual Hampden bowling club tournament
  • Free use of McKerrow’s Dam to local schools
  • Installing plaques at RSA memorial groves at Hampden, Maheno and Camp Iona
  • Repairing Surveyor Thompson’s trig station on Mount Charles and supplying plaque
  • Donation to Maheno Youth Group • Removing telephone lines and poles between Katiki and Oamaru
  • Catering for local weddings • Bagging and selling sawdust
  • Organising and running annual fishing contest at Moeraki
  • Catering for Cavalcade when going through North Otago area
  • Bagging and selling sheep manure
  • Felling bluegum trees and cutting them into landscaping sleepers and firewood
  • Organising a “Sunrise Breakfast” for approximately 1,000 people to welcome the new Millennium
  • Running raffle evenings at the Hampden and Moeraki Taverns
  • Catering for local rugby prize giving social
  • Cutting and selling manuka firewood • Catering at A & P shows.
  • Catering for annual A & P Shearing competition
  • Catering for Maheno School Reunion
  • Catering at Mohamher Music Festival for five years
  • Cutting and raffling firewood
  • Cutting hedge around Hampden Bowling Green
  • Producing and selling Book of Verse in celebration of our  25th anniversary