NZ Herald Kapiti News 12 Oct

The birds are singing despite the grey skies overhead when Kāpiti News visits the Cancer Society's Kāpiti Support Centre to see the centre's nearly complete garden.

The grand opening is scheduled for next week, and the garden is taking shape with a vegetable garden already complete, rosebushes planted and the groundwork done for a concrete slab to be laid before fruit trees are planted behind it.

The garden is a community partnership between the Cancer Society and Menzshed Kāpiti, who have provided the labour and most of the materials for the project.

"We want the garden to be a peaceful space away from the busy road so when people come into our support centre they can take time out and reflect," senior health promotions co-ordinator Mandy Savage said. Read More