Formal Entry - The Curtis Park Arboretum, Shoalhaven Heads, NSW
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena
S 34° 51.350 E 150° 44.170
56H E 293041 N 6140607
Quick Description: The formal entry to the arboretum was officially opened in July this year.
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Date Posted: 11/9/2014 11:24:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMMVNP
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Long Description:
The formal entry is a wooden arbour structure which will with time be covered by native climbers. It is made with Blackbutt, a hardwood native species. The arboretum features trees & shrubs native to Eastern Australia.

It was officially opened by Gareth Ward, Member for Kiama, on 20th July 2014.

The plaque is worded: The Curtis Park Arboretum Formal Entry funded by NSW Government Community Building Partnership Program. Officially opened by Gareth Ward, Member for Kiama on 20th July 2014.

Design - Brian Molyneux & Roger Tilley
Timber - Eucalyptus Pilularis - Blackbutt
Constructed by - Daniel Corr Building Services
Chairman - Johny Vynes

The 'Arbour' entry is a milestone recognition of the Parkcare Volunteers and their continued efforts.

Wikipedia (visit link) describes Gareth Ward as:

Gareth James Ward MP, an Australian politician, is a Member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly representing Kiama for the Liberal Party of Australia since 2011. Ward was a Councillor on Shoalhaven City Council from 2004 until 2012.
What was opened/inaugurated?: Curtis Park Arboretum Formal Entry

Who was that opened/inaugurated it?: Gareth Ward Member for Kiama

Date of the opening/inauguration?: 20th July 2014

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