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Creative Trail $28,000 walk

Friday August 09, 2019 Written by Published in Local
 James Talbot at Mangahuia track. 19042902 James Talbot at Mangahuia track. 19042902

The Creative Trail Feb 2019 Givealittle page has officially closed and hiker James Talbot and his team have raised nearly $28,000.

 

Talbot set out to raise $300,000 when he walked 3200 kilometres along the Te Araroa Trail from New Zealand’s southernmost bluff to its northernmost tip.

Despite not being able to raise $300,000, Talbot has acknowledged all those who have supported a worthy fundraiser saying: “We have raised $27,899 dollars YEAH!!! Meitaki Korereka to you all that have given so generously.”

He said the last pay-out from Givealittle would be in the middle of this month.

Once they have had all funds transferred to Rarotonga and reconciled, a cheque will be presented to the Creative Centre in Rarotonga.