Hokitika Lions Club

We Serve

About Hokitika Lions

Founded on 5 October 1965

Mission Statement

Whenever a Lions club gets together, problems get smaller. And communities get better. That’s because we help where help is needed – in our own communities and around the world – with unmatched integrity and energy. We Serve.


– Westland District Council Organisation of the Year 2011
TrustPower Supreme Regional Winner 2018


Wedding and Functions Hire
Battery Collection Project
50 years of Lions Building and Planting Projects – some of them1. Disability Chair Lift Swimming pool
2. Swimming pool bouncy castle
3. Wheelchair ramp swimming pool
4 Benches Cass Square
5. Prossers Bush – initial layout
6. Cass square playground revamp
7. Hokitika Primary School swimming pool roofing
8. Westland garden and beautification awards
9. Planting Orchard Prestons Bush
10. SPCA/Lions garage and SPCA blue building
11. Restoration Museum Benches
12. Tambo – building the monument, garden layout, picnic tables and benches.
13. Round-About community sign
14. Seaview Chapel refurbishment
15. Scout Hall Roof replacement– major sponsor
16. Fruit trees Kokatahi School
17. Fruit Trees Kaniere School
18. Fruit Trees St Mary’s School
19. Fruit trees Westland High School
20. Fruit Trees Hokitika Primary School
21. Yellow mobile Gazebo – on wheels – for community use
22-27. Pop up gazebos for community use
28. Whitebait sculpture Gibson Quay
29. Life Buoy Sunset Point
30. Erection Kindy Greenhouse
31. 100 Road cones for traffic management
32. Wood splitter for firewood supply
33. Planting 100 trees Lake Kaniere
34. Kids Day Infrastructure and know how
35. Christmas Parade Infrastructure and know how
36. Christmas wish Infrastructure and know how
37. Pop corn machine for community events
38. High visibility vests for traffic management
39. Carnival games – various – used by schools, churches and other groups
40. Lions BBQ
41. Lions trailer
42. Skateboard park
43. Chocolate wheel – used by schools, churches and other groups
44. Horse racing game – infrastructure and know how
45. Barrier gates – crowd control, traffic management
46. Seaview Hall – foyer refurbishment
47. Annual Young Achievers Award
48. Westland Scholarship Fund
49. Painting of Plunket rooms and wheelchair ramp installation
50. Weld St round-about planting
51. Editing and publishing Noall Berryman’s book: My Life in the Mountains of Time
52. Regent Theatre seat refurbishment – major sponsor
53. Take a Seat – Waves of Humanity – Sue Asplin – Atkinson Family memorial
54. Custom House gardens – replanted