On Friday the 8th July 2016 a group of 8 Chinese representations from NZ Guangdong & NZ Jiangmen Association’s from Auckland visited both the Kumara & Ross Chinese Miners Memorial Reserve garden sites to get a better understanding of what is being planned and build.
It was the groups first visit to Westland and they were impressed with the two site locations.
A fundraising dinner was held in Christchurch on the Saturday night with both the Auckland & Christchurch Guangdong Association members with $2500 raised.
Both Auckland & Christchurch Guangdong Association group members will look for a joint fundraising opportunity's to support the twoChinese gardens.
CDO Ross & Kumara