The marvellous Cookbook “Tastes From Martinborough” has been a runaway success!
Produced by the Wharekaka Auxiliary, to raise funds to provide hospital level care at Wharekaka Rest Home, the book has been enthusiastically embraced by locals and visitors alike and has quickly sold out of its’ 1000 copy print run.
Generous support from local businesses and donors meant that the production costs were fully met, allowing the full purchase price of the book to go to the fundraising effort. At $45 per copy this means that a whopping $45,000 has been able to be donated to Wharekaka.
This is an enormous help to the initial set up costs of the HLC project, a service which will allow people to remain in Martinborough should they require a higher level of care than was previously available at Wharekaka. Not only rest home but hospice and palliative level. The upgrade has now been implemented and has already proved successful and necessary . … Continue Reading