Kiara’s Angel Walk took place for the third year and it’s popularityis proven as a fun community event. The event is held on National Children’s Day and is a fundraiser for The Child Cancer Foundation.
Kiara’s Angel Walk begins with a walk around the beautiful Te Ara Tahuna, Orewa Estuary Walkway, concluding with a Family Funday at the Western Reserve, Orewa. The course includes a walk or cycle of 2km or 7km.
Every year, before the walk begins, hundreds of lilies are reduced into the Orewa Estuary as a symbol of remembrance. It is a beautiful site to watch them float out over the water as we make our way along the walkway. The release is in honour of all the children who are diagnosed with cancer each year, the angels who walk amongst us and also a tribute to the memory of angels who have passed.
The whole event is very festive and there are many family activities, rides and entertainment through the day. YoYo Balloons were used as one of many fundraiser during the day.