NZ Community Trust - Latest News [Page 1]

New horse float for Wanganui Riding for the Disabled

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 11:39 am | NZ Community Trust

Over 80 riders and volunteers will benefit from an NZCT grant of $39,000 to the Wanganui branch of the New Zealand Riding for the Disabled Association (NZRDA). More >>

New mobile patrol tower for Ocean Beach Surf Life Saving

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 9:38 am | NZ Community Trust

A popular swimming spot in Hawke’s Bay will be a lot safer thanks to a recent NZCT grant. More >>

New mountain bike trail in Nelson made possible by NZCT

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 11:21 am | NZ Community Trust

Nelson riders are looking forward to having a new trail to test their skills on after a $36,000 grant was recently awarded to the Nelson Mountain Bike Club. More >>

Ellerslie Sports Club one step closer to dream facility

Monday, 26 August 2019, 10:12 am | NZ Community Trust

Mark Weipers has been working on the Ellerslie Sports Club’s new complex at Michael Ave Reserve for over seven years. Now thanks to a NZCT grant of $300,000, he is a step closer to turning the club’s vision into a reality. The NZCT grant is part ... More >>

New lights for Bombay Rugby Club

Friday, 16 August 2019, 1:13 pm | NZ Community Trust

NZCT has given a $75,000 grant to the Bombay Rugby Club to help upgrade its field lighting. The South Auckland club was almost at the point of not having any of its teams train at night due to the inadequate condition of the lighting. With over 300 ... More >>

NZCT gives $125,000 towards Colquhoun Park upgrade

Monday, 12 August 2019, 11:12 am | NZ Community Trust

An NZCT grant that is part of a $425,000 upgrade of the lighting at Colquhoun Park is a significant investment in softball in the Manawatu region. More >>

NZCT helps improve safety at Hutt Central School

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 10:08 am | NZ Community Trust

Principal Michael Gendall and the fundraising team at Hutt Central School were ecstatic when they heard the news that NZCT had approved a grant of $20,000 for their playground project. The school has identified the need for a safer fall surface underneath its ... More >>

Keeping children swimming in Greta Valley

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 11:04 am | NZ Community Trust

Recent earthquakes and old age have left the swimming pool at Greta Valley School in need of some TLC. With the help of NZCT, pupils of the small rural school in North Canterbury and the wider community will continue to have access to the pool. With ... More >>

Croquet in Mount Maunganui receives a big lift from NZCT

Tuesday, 30 July 2019, 11:10 am | NZ Community Trust

NZCT has recently provided a grant of $12,457.50 to Croquet Mount Maunganui in a real boost for the game in Tauranga. The grant towards an upgraded irrigation system, coring of lawns, fertiliser and sand will enable the club to host a range of national ... More >>

New kākahu for Thames High School’s kapa haka group

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 11:30 am | NZ Community Trust

A NZCT grant of $10,000 has allowed students at Thames High to represent their school with pride at the recent Tainui Kapa Haka Regional Competition in Huntly. More >>

NZCT helps junior Manawatu rugby players play safely

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 3:12 pm | NZ Community Trust

The Feilding Saturday Morning Rugby Club has received a $6,000 grant from NZCT towards 12 tackle rings. The new equipment will enable junior players who are new to tackling to learn safe technique. More >>

NZCT helping to grow soccer in Feilding

Monday, 1 July 2019, 10:52 am | NZ Community Trust

A grant of almost $7,000 towards equipment and playing uniforms for Feilding United AFC is a welcome boost for soccer in the small, rural community. Feilding United is one of the largest sporting clubs in the town and has almost 300 players. Players ... More >>

New shuttlecocks provide opportunities for badminton players

Friday, 28 June 2019, 9:22 am | NZ Community Trust

In 2014 the Hastings Badminton Club had 10 junior and 12 senior members. Fast forward five years and the club now boasts 30 juniors and 40 seniors. More >>

Coastguard South Taranaki receives NZCT grant

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 12:41 pm | NZ Community Trust

After two break-ins and lifesaving equipment stolen, Coastguard South Taranaki needed a helping hand to secure their storage facility. Thanks to a $5,084 grant from NZCT, the unit’s equipment will be protected through the installation of a security alarm ... More >>

$35,000 boost for The Trusts Arena from NZCT

Monday, 24 June 2019, 2:39 pm | NZ Community Trust

A recent grant from NZCT will help The Trusts Arena in West Auckland be more financially sustainable. The $35,000 grant will go towards buying a removable covering to protect the arena floor during certain events. More >>

NZCT helps gymnastics in South Auckland

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 11:44 am | NZ Community Trust

A grant of just under $20,000 has been given to Counties Manukau Gymnastics for new gym landing mats. NZCT approved the grant in their April funding round. It follows a grant of $25,000 earlier in the year for parallel bars, mats and upright pads and ... More >>

Swimming in Tairawhiti/Gisborne receives big boost from NZCT

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 2:44 pm | NZ Community Trust

Enterprise Swim Club and the wider Tairawhiti community will benefit from a new heat transfer system being installed at the club’s pool in Gisborne. The club operates the only indoor weatherproof pool in Tairawhiti. The facility is used widely by the ... More >>

New rescue surf skis for Taylors Mistake Surf Life Saving

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 10:40 am | NZ Community Trust

A recent NZCT grant will help keep the beach safe at Taylors Mistake near Christchurch. The $15,936 grant will help the Taylors Mistake Surf Life Saving Club buy five rescue surf skis to replace the existing ones used by the club that are at the end of their ... More >>

Two new waka for Ruamata Waka Ama club in Rotorua

Monday, 29 April 2019, 3:30 pm | NZ Community Trust

A recent grant from NZCT to the Ruamata Waka Ama club will provide more opportunities for paddlers in the Rotorua area. The $30,000 grant will enable two new six-man waka to be bought, increasing the capacity of the club to offer both social and competitive ... More >>

Manawatu Coastguard receives lifesaving boost from NZCT

Monday, 29 April 2019, 3:20 pm | NZ Community Trust

The Manawatu Volunteer Coastguard can replace the outboard motors of its rescue vessel thanks to a recent grant from NZCT. The $32,000 grant is a significant contribution towards the $49,000 needed for the project. The remainder will be provided by the ... More >>



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