Community Market Opening Again At Waikanae Park

The Waikanae Community Market is set to take its place again in the heart of the Waikanae community this weekend, Saturday 4 July, following its closure since COVID-19 alert level 4.

Market Organiser Helen Amey says stallholders are looking forward to getting back and re-connecting with the Waikanae community. 

“With the support of the Kapiti Coast District Council, we’ve worked hard to make sure the market operates safely and in-line with regulations, and we’re looking forward to re-establishing social connections. 

Money from Community Board

“We have really valued the financial and active support of the Waikanae Community Board to enable this to happen.

“From fresh fruits and vegetables to coffee, bacon and egg sammies, china and collectables the market has something for everyone and our stallholders are 100 percent committed to doing their bit to making sure the Waikanae Community Market continues to thrive.”

KC Recreation Manager, Alison Law says the Council welcomes the moves Waikanae Community Market Organiser Helen Amey has made to establish the market as an Incorporated Society, with the support of the Waikanae Community Board, and ensure the market and stallholders meet their obligations.

KCDC Recreation Manager Alison Law says the Council welcomes the moves Helen Amey has made to establish the market as an Incorporated Society, with the support of the Waikanae Community Board, and ensure the market and stallholders meet their obligations.

Waikanae Board Deputy Chair Jill Griggs says she is looking forward to seeing the market re-establish itself.

“The Saturday morning market is a Waikanae institution that not only brings locals together, but attracts visitors from far and wide and the Community Board is pleased to have been able to support Helen to get the market back up and running,” Ms Griggs says. 

The Waikanae Community Market operates every Saturday from 8am until 12noon at Waikanae Park. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/Waikanaekapiti

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