Almost $500k awarded to Bay of Plenty community groups by New Zealand Community Trust

New Zealand Community Trust (NZCT) awarded the following grants in the Bay of Plenty region in December worth a total of $496,194.40.

Argos Gymnastics Club – $25,000.00 – Towards salary of head coach.

Bay of Plenty Indian Sports Club – $1926- Towards travel and accommodation to attend NZISA 2019 national cricket tournament in Palmerston North.

Bay of Plenty Sport Climbing Association – $54,561.94 – Towards a structural frame for climbing wall, container twist locks and containers to support wall frame.


Blue Rovers Junior Football Club – $20,000 – Towards playing jerseys.

Books Before Boxing New Zealand – $7100 – Towards specialised equipment, coaching and venue hire.

Canoe Slalom Bay of Plenty – $30,000 – Towards coaching.

Hei Matau Paddlers – $40,000 – Towards a waka ama and accessories.

Impact Gymsport Academy – $18,564 – Towards salary of senior coach.

Katikati Bowling Club- $4000 – Towards fertilisers, sprays and irrigation equipment.

Kawaha Point School – $20,000- Towards an all-weather cover for sandpit.

Kawerau Community Menz Shed – $10,000 – Towards office rental.

Kawerau Fitness Community Trust – $8994 – Towards equipment (air assault bikes).

Kawerau Preschool Learning Centre – $17,500 – Towards installation of artificial turf, thintank and plumbing, and shade installation.

Lake City Athletic Club – $10,775 – Towards portaloo hire, marquees, race numbers, electronic timing and sound system.

Mount Maunganui College – $7609 – Towards four gazebos for school sporting, cultural and arts events.

Mount Maunganui Sports Club – $12,451 – Towards a lectern, CCTV cameras and tables.

Okere Paddling – $1200 – Towards 10 canoe polo boats.

Omanu Beach Surf Life Saving Club – $25,000 – Towards salary of head coach.

Opera in the Pa – $14,720 – Towards audio-visual services for Opera in the Pa on Waitangi Day 2019 in Rotorua.

Otumoetai Cadets Cricket Club – $7043 – Towards playing uniforms.

Rotorua District Pony Club – $1000 – Towards coaching.

Rotorua Indoor Bowls Association – $1483.50 – Towards mini-van hire for representative teams for 2019 season.

Rotorua Tennis Club – $48,000 – Towards resurface and repair of tennis courts 1-6

Swim Rotorua – $9423 – Towards salary of head coach.

Tauranga BMX Club – $4472 – Towards a PA and sound system equipment.

Tauranga Bowling Club – $10,000 – Towards flooding equipment and poles, hire of crane to install poles, installation of flood lights and replacement of roof pavilion.

Tauranga Evergreen Softball Club – $3000 – Towards travel and accommodation.

Tauranga Land Search and Rescue – $4504.72 – Towards wet weather jackets and badges.

Te Kotahitanga o Te Arawa Waka Fisheries Trust – $10,000 – Towards stage and sound hire for Rotorua Summer Seafood Festival.

Team Shorebreak – $1650 – Towards electronic timing.

Triathlon Tauranga – $8607 – Towards audio, traffic management, first aid, timing and fencing costs for Marra Sprint Triathlon in Tauranga.

Waikite Valley School – $5200 – Towards accommodation and activities for school camp.

Waipuna Hospice – $48,000 – Towards salaries of IPU Manager and IPU Nurse.

Whakarewarewa Rugby Community Sports – $4408.70 – Towards bus travel for 2019 season.

nzfarmerAlmost $500k awarded to Bay of Plenty community groups by New Zealand Community Trust

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