The Putaruru business association Pride in Putaruru facilitates functions and events on behalf of the Putaruru business community and residents. Events include the Putaruru Business Awards, Christmas Parade, Waterfest among other initiatives. Pride in Putaruru also produce the Putaruru Prattler newsletter distributed free to the Putaruru Ward. Pride in Putaruru is funded by Council through a targeted rate on both the business sector and Putaruru ratepayers. The organisation secures additional funding from other grant sources.
The Pride in Putaruru website can be accessed here.
Putaruru Moving Forward is a group of like-minded forward-thinking Putaruru residents and business leaders who are driving Putaruru forward. The Putaruru Moving Forward website can be accessed here.