Trust News

New General Manager 

Kia ora everyone, it is my pleasure to advise of the appointment of Paul Broughton as General Manager of the Greytown Trust Lands Trust on a contract basis. Paul brings an extensive background in commercial property to the Trust where amongst other roles he has been...

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Education Funding – update from schools

In December 2019 the Trust gave out education bulk funding to Greytown Early Years, Greytown Kindergarten, Greytown Primary School and Kuranui College.  See article https://greytowntrustlands.org.nz/september-2019-community-grant-funding-round-2/ Click on the links...

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Sports Funding awarded to local Clubs

At their March 2020 Board meeting Trustees considered applications received from six clubs. Clubs were asked to apply under two main priorities; Priority 1:  improved capability, support and retention and Priority 2: Increased opportunities for participation. Trustees...

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March 2020 funding

Unfortunately due to Covid19 a number of the applications received for the March Community Funding round were withdrawn due to their projects not being able to proceed.  Grants were awarded to: Parkinsons NZ Charitable Trust - $3,500 Greytown Heritage Trust - $1,000...

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Greytown Sports and Recreation Hub Plan

Trustees are aware of the high level of community interest in the “Greytown Sports and Recreation Hub Plan” in the South Wairarapa District Council Annual Plan consultation document. The Trust fully supports this proposal. Click on the link below for information on...

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23 March 2020: Covid-19 – MESSAGE FROM TRUST CHAIRMAN

By now you will be aware the PM has announced an immediate shift in response level from 2 to 3, to be followed within 48 hours by a shift to the highest level 4. Implementation of level 4 means that all non-essential services and businesses will have to close down and...

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Education once again receives a big boost

Bulk funding grants awarded to Kuranui College, Greytown School, Greytown Kindergarten and Greytown Early Years were recently “handed over” by the Trust’s Chairman, Sid Kempton.  All in all Trustees approved the release of funding totaling $71,600 in support of a...

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Grants supporting individuals in tertiary education

The next round of annual education grants will open for application on 6 January 2020 and close on 28 February 2020.   Details of the grant criteria can be found under the “grants” tab on the Trust’s website www.greytowntrustlands.org.nz. Successful applicants from...

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Greytown aiming to futureproof sport and recreation facilities

Futureproofing Greytown’s sport and recreation facilities is a step closer with the formation of an advisory group led by Greytown Community Sport and Leisure Society (GCSLS). Chaired by GCSLS board member Gary Hewson, the Greytown Sport and Recreation Advisory Group...

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New Trust Board

Elections to fill the three vacancies arising from the retirement by rotation of three current Trustees have proved not to be necessary as only three nominations were received.  Congratulations to two new Trustees, Phil Holden and Matt Bell, and one returning Trustee,...

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