Eastbourne Village Mosaic Walkway. Officially opend by His Worship Ray Wallace the Mayor of Lower Hutt on Sunday 12th April 2015.

This mosaic walkway was made possible through the fenerosity of the local community and citizens of Eastbourne and Harbour Ward Bays, with the help of Construction Contracts Ltd, Hutt City Council and the Eastbourne Community Board. The mosaics were created by Ellen Giggenbach and Nancy Barlay.

These mosaics are all set into the footpath around Eastbourne Village – Rimu Street.

Pohutakawa trees feature along most Eastbourne streets and are also prolific around the bays and hills along with many other native species. Sponsored by: Batten & Adams families, Days Bay.
Korora - Little Blue Penguin
The korora or little blue penguin nests along the coastline and can often be seen feeding in the harbour. Sponsored by: Kate & Jeff Booth.
Parekareka - Spotted shag
The parekareka or spotted shag is also commonly seen along our shores and fishing in the harbour. Sponsored by: Rotary Club of Pencarrow.
Torea - Oyster Catcher
The Torea or variable oyster catcher is often seen in pairs along our beaches. Sponsored by: Dennis Wraight & Martin Schaenzel.
Ruru or morepork
The ruru or morepork is our native owl and also seen in the forests above Eastbourne. Sponsored by: Ross & Cushla Jamieson.
Piwakawaka or fantail
Piwakawaka are often encounter chasing insects in our bush and gardens. Sponsored by: Jacqueline & Caroline Meo, great granddaughters of 1898 settler Balista Meo.
Tara-Iti or fairy tern
Tara-Iti or fairy tern are New Zealands rarest bird species. Sponsored by: Friends of the Village.
Tauhou also known as silvereye or waxeye can be spotted in the forests behind Eastbourne. Sponsored by: The family of Guiseppe Meo. Arrived from Italy in 1902. Married to Rosa Mastellone 1922.
The gregarious and noisy Tui are common around Eastbourrne especially when the kowhai, flax and other plants are blossoming. Sponsored by: Tristan & Nathan Meo. Great grandsons of 1898 settler Ballista Meo.
Kereru / New Zealand Pigeon
Kererū is a large bird with irridescent green and bronze feathers on its head and a smart white vest. The noisy beat of its wings is a distinctive sound in our forests. Sponsor: ESG Asia Pacific
Pakaha or fluttering shearwater can often be seen in flocks on the water hunting schools of fish. Sponsored by: Eastbourne Retailers Association.