Our lizard project at the corner of Omokoroa Road and SH2 has been the major focus for the Omokoroa Public Art Group. It was completed successfully by April 2016 and ceremonially blessed and unveiled on April 10th.

We were entered into the 2016 WBOP Community Awards and came first in the Arts and Culture section, winning $500 in prize money. Our entry was based on the lizard sculpture.

We applied for and received a grant of $1000 from The Centre, Omokoroa, to go towards our next project. That project is in the planning stages. We intend to place an anchor stone sculpture at the point of the peninsula. We have chosen a sculptor and at present are deciding what form the sculpture will take, and we are obtaining the required permission to plant it somewhere on council land.

Janine Birch