Chinese Miners Memorial Reserve *Update*

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.

Mike Keenan
CDO Ross & Kumara

Auckland members of the Guangdong Association from left to right: Mrs Jinming Chen / Biddy Manera Secretary WRENIS group from Ross/  Jinming Chen / Mike Keenan CDO for Kumara & Ross towns / Angela Tong / Richard Zhao Secretary General of NZ Guangdong and NZ Jiangmen Association /Liang Yongkang

Auckland members of the Guangdong Association from left to right:
Mrs Jinming Chen / Biddy Manera Secretary WRENIS group from Ross/  Jinming Chen / Mike Keenan CDO for Kumara & Ross towns / Angela Tong / Richard Zhao Secretary General of NZ Guangdong and NZ Jiangmen Association /Liang Yongkang

Outside the Kumara Chinese Miners Memorial Reserve Garden from left to right: Richard Zhao secretary General of NZ Guangdong Chamber,and also NZ Jiangmen Association / Mr Lin / Mike Keenan CDO Kumara & Ross towns / Ms Tong Vice Chairperson of NZ Guangdong Chamber/ Mr Jinming Chen / Mrs Chen / Liang Yougkang

Outside the Kumara Chinese Miners Memorial Reserve Garden from left to right:
Richard Zhao secretary General of NZ Guangdong Chamber,and also NZ Jiangmen Association / Mr Lin / Mike Keenan CDO Kumara & Ross towns / Ms Tong Vice Chairperson of NZ Guangdong Chamber/ Mr Jinming Chen / Mrs Chen / Liang Yougkang