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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 >>

Dream multi-sport facility a step closer for Hibiscus Coast

Monday, 29 April 2019, 3:13 pm | NZ Community Trust

Since 2003 Hockey Hibiscus Trust has dreamed of a new hockey and multisport turf facility for the community. Now, thanks to a $75,000 grant from NZCT towards LED lighting and irrigation, their dream is one step closer to becoming a reality. More >>

Encouraging whānau to be physically active in Taranaki

Monday, 29 April 2019, 3:12 pm | NZ Community Trust

Two community-focused triathlons have taken place in Taranaki thanks to an NZCT grant of $3,120 towards running costs. Nganahau-ā-Uru Trust has run the Taranaki Toa Mounga Tri Series since 2017. This year’s triathlons in Waitara and Opunake ... More >>

Big boost for sports at Waitara High School

Monday, 15 April 2019, 2:23 pm | NZ Community Trust

NZCT approved a grant of $11,740 to Waitara High School in Taranaki back in February. The grant has helped resource several items, including netball uniforms, sports balls and a carrier for various codes, travel costs, accommodation and venue hire. More >>

New van critical for Huringa Pai Charitable Trust

Monday, 15 April 2019, 2:22 pm | NZ Community Trust

NZCT has given a significant grant of $66,000 to Gisborne’s Huringa Pai Charitable Trust, which has made the purchase of a new 18-seat van possible. More >>

NZCT grant gives new breath to tennis in Christchurch

Monday, 25 March 2019, 12:21 pm | NZ Community Trust

A $50,000 grant has been awarded to Te Kura Hagley Park Tennis Club towards a new tennis court development in the heart of Christchurch. It is a significant contribution from NZCT towards the $270,000 needed to complete the project. More >>