Who profits from Spring into Tawa?
Spring into Tawa is run by the Tawa Residents’ Association as a not-for-profit event. Stallholder fees go towards the costs of running the event – including closing the road, advertising, rubbish bins, generators, portable toilets and stage and sound equipment. If the event does make a surplus, this is donated to a local community group or organisation.
In 2018, we made donations to the Tawa Youth and Families Trust, the Tawa Community Patrol and Tawa Menzshed.
How is Spring into Tawa funded?
Spring into Tawa is funded by stallholder fees, sponsorship and grants. We apply to local organisations for grants. The 2019 event will be funded with the generous support of grants from the Tawa Community Board, the Hutt Mana Community Trust and sponsorship from One Agency - Tamsin Davidson, Speedy Signs and The Borough.
How do I get a stall at Spring into Tawa?
Applications for 2019 will open in late May - please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the email list to be notified when applications open. In previous years, we have had more people wanting stalls than we had space for. If this is the case again this year, we will operate a waiting list.
How many people attend Spring into Tawa?
As an open air and free entry event, it is difficult to estimate the numbers who attend. Conservative estimates for the 2018 was around 5,000 people, an increase of around 1,000 from the 2017 event. The event continues to grow each year.
Can Spring into Tawa support my fundraising efforts?
Many of the local and community stalls at Spring into Tawa have a fundraising focus. This is a wonderful opportunity for local groups to raise funds for their projects. We love that we can support so many great causes in our community.
How do I find out more information about the event?
Keep checking back here or follow us on Facebook for updates on the event, including confirmed stallholders, entertainers, food trucks and activities.