Trust News

Successful event – Celebrate Greytown

On Sunday 23rd June the first "Celebrate Greytown" free community event was held in the Greytown Town Centre.  This free event was organised by Greytown Community Board and gave local sports groups, community groups, and clubs an opportunity to showcase their...

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Social, Cultural and Environmental Strategy (community grants)

The Trust finalised the draft Social, Cultural and Environmental Funding Strategy at their Board meeting held on Thursday 16 May 2019.  The new grant funding strategy will take affect from 1 April 2020. Submissions were sought from the public with only one submission...

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Greytown Trust Lands budget changes explained at SGM

The first special general meeting of Greytown Trust Lands in recent memory attracted a large crowd to the WBS Room in the Greytown Town Hall on 16th  April, as Chairman Sid Kempton presented the 2019/20 annual budget. “The Board of Trustees needed to put accurate...

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March 2019 community grant funding round

In the March 2109 community grant funding round the Trust awarded grants to the following: Alexander Southey, $1,000 (pledge) Parkinson's New Zealand, $2,200 Wairarapa Balloon Society Inc (Festival), $1,000 Greytown Rugby Football Club, $540 Alex Clark, $100

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Kuranui Sports Hub Project Working Group

The Trust’s Chairman and Deputy Chairman are members of a Working Group that has commissioned an independent consultant, Global Leisure Group Ltd, to carry out a study into the feasibility of developing a joint community and school sports hub based at Kuranui College...

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Greytown Trust Lands Trust keeps local firefighters mobile

Greytown Volunteer Fire Brigade has taken delivery of a new operational support vehicle, thanks to a mammoth fundraising effort boosted by a $12,250 grant from Greytown Trust Lands Trust. The brigade raised $23,000 themselves through donations, cutting and selling...

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Trust provides huge boost for education in Greytown

Greytown Trust Lands Trust has awarded $81,600 towards key education projects in Greytown as part of its new Education Funding Strategy. The new strategy was adopted in August last year and took effect from the start of this financial year. It is centred on the...

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Sports funding strategy finalised

CLICK HERE to DOWNLOAD a copy of the finalised Sports and Active Recreation Funding Strategy adopted by Trustees at their Board meeting held on 18th December 2018.   

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September community grant funding round

The Board of Trustees received 12 applications, seeking funding of approximately $56,500 in total, from a wide range of organisations.  With just $12,250 available to award Trustees were faced with an extremely difficult decision, inevitably leading to disappointment...

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Update on Sports Funding Strategy

Trustees received and recently considered feedback on the Trust's proposed new sports funding strategy, resulting in some changes being made to the proposal.  These are reflected in the revised strategy document which can be viewed here Sport and active recreation...

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Key dates for draft sport & active recreation funding strategy

Download a copy of the draft strategy (funding model).  For more information please contact Kevin Murphy on 304 9071. Key dates are: 5 October - written feedback on draft closes 23 November - second draft (feedback dependent) 7 December - written feedback on re-draft...

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