What price the Tamahere Community Centre?

For 15 years, barely a soul has wanted to serve on the committee that runs the Tamahere Community Centre.

But now a spotlight has been shone on the generations of committees that have done the voluntary job and for a community-funded body that has handled hundreds of thousands of dollars there is not a lot to see.

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TCC members beautify grounds

Tamahere Community Committee members have been digging in for a good cause this week in the interests of a lovely and leafy environment.

Committee members including deputy chair Sue Robertson and Leo Koppens, pictured, planted around 160 trees and shrubs to screen an unsightly industrial site from the new recreation reserve.

Also pitching in to beautify the reserve with kahikatea and ribbonwood trees were TCC members Ro Edge and Graham McAdam, and local Keith Robertson.

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