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Great Forest Events has now been running for 21 years!

Our event attracts over 3000 people every year to the Waitarere Forest and we now put $10,000.00 back into the community each year through our volunteer programme.

Great Forest Events Incorporated Society Purpose

To promote and co-ordinate a physically active and healthy lifestyle programme and activity in the Horowhenua through: 

  • the set up, management and operation of running and walking events under the style of Great Forest Events. 
  • the provision of an iconic walking and running event in the Horowhenua community. 
  • the provision of events for family groups, sporting clubs, schools and the community. 
  • the maintenance of a close liaison with and derives support from the club which instituted the original events, namely the Levin Joggers and Walkers Club.  
  • ensuring that the Society continues to have a local-community focus, base, and loyalty and uses local resources and personnel where reasonably appropriate. 
  • improving our community by meeting needs; by undertaking the service of providing a large scale physical event and keeping the costs within a level that families and individuals can reasonably afford.
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