Proposal to disestablish community boards A Hutt City council independent representation review has recommended that community boards, including the Eastbourne Community Board, be disestablished. The Eastbourne Community Board believes that community boards provide an invaluable service to residents. The report argues that representation is inequitable with only three community boards in Hutt City, in Eastbourne, Petone and Wainuiomata. We believe that introducing a community board to each ward would be a better way to address this inequality. (This would see the Eastbourne and Petone Community Boards combine for Harbour Ward). The report also argues that community boards, established in 1989, are no longer relevant inRead More →

Eastern Bays Community Trust

Following the end of Kim Weber-Swain’s 18-month contract at 31 March 2023, the Eastbourne-Bays Community Trust wishes to appoint a co-ordinator to administer the Okiwi volunteer driving service for Eastbourne-Bays senior citizens. The coordinator is contracted to the Trust at an agreed hourly rate. A job specification can be accessed on the website or on the Okiwi Trust Facebook page. The position offers a rewarding opportunity for a person to be involved in the community assisting those requiring the service and liaising with an established group of drivers giving freely of their time. Kindly contact Trust chair George Tuffin on 027 243 1945 orRead More →