Kapiti Observer : May 12th 2011
22 THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2011 Ph 904 5560 REAL ESTATE www.tommys.co.nz 116 Rimu Road, Paraparaumu Licensed Under REAA 2008 - MREINZ Nigel Holmes Jill Lampitt Sarah Main Howard Mason Tonia Kingi Terry Smith John Sinnett Paul Scrimshaw Steve Manson Bruce Sutherland Ellen Batty Sarah George MEET OUR TEAM THIS SUNDAY... 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Top award for scout leader By MARGARET IRVINE Paraparaumu s Joan O Dea has been awarded Scouts New Zealand s highest award. Her commitment to the Scouting movement since 1966 was this month recognised when she was awarded a Silver Tui. Being given the award was a total surprise. I became nostalgic about my years in Scouts, she said. Scouting is so much part of me, I think I will always be involved in some way. Her involvement began at 18 when she became an assistant Cub leader with the Te Atiawa Scout Group in Taita. As a young leader she met her future husband, Terry O Dea at a Catholic Scouters and Guiders gath- ering at Tatum Park. Over the years Mr and Mrs O Dea have moved around the country but have been involved in Scouting in each community they lived, although there was a 10-year break for Mrs O Dea. I ve met so many people, not just leaders but the families of Cubs and Scouts. You get to know a lot about yourself, about other people and about working with groups. As well as working in leadership with groups, Mrs O Dea has been a member of the national training team, working with leaders and is the Kapiti Coastal Zone Kea leader, assisting with junior members. After a knee replacement oper- ation she has been doing much of her work by phone or computer but has also taken on active duties, such as spending time helping with the Kea Club at Paraparaumu Beach. Mr and Mrs O Dea s two sons have been through Scouting. They both have a great love of the outdoors and are very resourceful, Mrs O Dea said. Now a member of the next gener- ation, her grandson, is carrying on the family tradition as a Cub. She is convinced of the value of Scouting for young people and says the growth in membership for four years in succession shows the organ- isation still has a valued place. Scouts New Zealand issued only two Silver Tui Awards this year, both to the Kapiti Coastal Zone. The other recipient was Sue Black, of Titahi Bay. Jaki Williams, Kapiti Coastal Zone leader, said at the awards presen- tation there were seven adult volunteers still in leadership roles who had been awarded the Silver Tui in recent years. Their combined ser- vice to Scouting totalled more than 200 years. At the May 1 awards func- tion in the Paraparaumu Library meeting room, Kapiti mayor Jenny Rowan presented the Silver Tui awards to the two leaders. Awards were also presented to other adult leaders and to Alex Harley, a Scout who had earned his Chief Scout Award. Youth programme bags two awards Otaki s community board, and its councillor Penny Gaylor, picked up a pair of awards at this year s national conference of community boards. The board won the UNICEF- sponsored best practice award for its youth events programme, run by Ms Gaylor. The Otaki ward councillor also picked up the Yvonne Palmer leader- ship award, presented by its name- sake, for establishing and running the programme. Ms Gaylor was aware award nominations had been put in before the Rotorua conference but had absolutely no idea that she would win. She said that when she was first elected to the board in the previous term she tabled a discussion paper outlining the youth programme. The money was already allocated to the Otaki Community Board but . . . there was nothing planned for it so I put in this discussion paper with these ideas and the board was very supportive. In the last three years the youth programme included annual youth art exhibitions and beach days. Board chairman Don Moselen said he was happy to accept the best prac- tice award but credited Ms Gaylor s enthusiasm and determination for making the youth programme a success. Kapiti Coast District Council provides $15,000 annually support- ing the programme.
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