Update on the Community Lands

Back in August 2022 the Trust carried out a community survey in relation to proposed changes to the lease arrangements over the four community land areas owned and administered by the Trust on behalf of the Greytown community.  The feedback and support received was hugely in favour of retaining the land for community purposes and providing security for the tenants on the land.   Below is a brief update on where we are at to date.  Continue reading ….

Education Funding for 2024

Trustees recently considered funding applications from our four local education providers for various initiatives and projects for the 2024 year.  Trustees were pleased to be able to award the full amount of $57,450  available between the schools. Continue reading….

Trustee Steve Meyrick with Martin (the Toymaker), head teacher Mel Hodder and happy kids busy at the woodworking table.



Celebrations at Cobblestones

On Wednesday 8 November Phil Holden, Chair of Greytown Trust Lands Trust, Derek Williams, Deputy Chair, Joseph Gillard and Graeme Gray, Co-Chairs of Cobblestones Trust signed a historic 99 year lease for $1 per annum over the land owned by GTLT that is used for Cobblestones as part of the museum and gardens.  Continue reading…


Some members of the trusts celebrating after the signing: from L to R: Derek Wilson, Phil Holden, Andy Holmes, Lucy Cooper, Helga Perry, Joseph Gillard, Bob Tosswill, Graeme Gray, Steve Meyrick, Janette Wallace Gedge, Derek Williams




19 March – Board Meeting
Meetings are held in the Trust’s Boardroom at 124 Main Street, Greytown. Members of the public are welcome to attend the Board meetings for the public agenda items.  Please advise the Trust Manager via manager@greytowntrustlands.org.nz if you would like to attend a meeting.



“Boardroom for Hire”
Our Trust Boardroom located in our administration building at 124 Main Street, Greytown is now available to the public for casual daytime hire.  The Boardroom has table seating for 8, wifi, a large screen TV and camera for video conferencing and a whiteboard.  Kitchen facilities are available.  For further information email manager@greytowntrustlands.org.nz.


The Trust held its 151st Annual Meeting of Electors on Tuesday 8th August 2023, 7.00pm at the Greytown Fire Station on Main Street, Greytown.

Copies of the documents available on the night can be collected from our office or you can download them by clicking on the links below.



If you would like more information about the Trust or have a question to ask please complete the form opposite or call us on

06 304 9071


124 Main Street
PO Box 16