Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund

​​​​​​​​The Rural Travel Fund was set up by SPARC NZ to encourage participation in sport by people living in rural communities. The fund enables sports clubs and schools to offset some of the costs associated with travelling long distances to attend regular sporting competitions. 

Applications now open

Applications are now open for the Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund. Applications close on Monday, 27 February 2017

Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund Application Form 2017.docx

Application for the rural travel fund is open to rural sports clubs and rural school teams with young people aged between fi​ve and 19 years who require subsidies to assist with transport expenses to local sporting competitions. The fund is NOT provided for the purpose of travel to regional or national competitions or events.


Rose Prisk
Community Development Officer
07 376 0640
Taupo Sports Services website

​Applicant 2016Allocation​
​Taupo Junior Rugby - 
Mangakino Hawks League Club Inc.
Declined - didn't meet criteria
​Phoenix Rugby League​$2000.00
​Taupo Junior Rugby​$1000.00
​Great Lake Taupo Hockey Club Inc.​$800.00
​Taupo Nui-a-Tia College​$4000.00
​Taupo Rugby Football Club Inc.​$1000.00
​Taupo Tennis Club​$500.00
​Taupo United Rugby Club​$1000.00
​Te Kura O Hirangi​$1000.00
​Tongariro School​$2000.00
​Turangi Angels Netball​$500.00
​Turangi Wanderers Football Club​$500.00
​Taupo Waka Ama ClubDeclined - didn't meet criteria
​Whakamaru School​$1000.00
​Tauhara College​$3000.00
​Taupo Cricket Inc.​$1000.00


​Applicant 2015Allocation​
​Taupo Junior Rugby ​$1000.00
​Phoenix Under 11's Rugby League​$2000.00
​Taupo nui-a-Tia College​$4846.96
​Tauhara College​$2500.00
​Taupo BMX​Declined
​Taupo Cricket Inc.​$800.00
​Taupo Tennis Club​Declined
​Taupo United Rugby Club​$1000.00
​Turangi Angels Netball​$500.00
​Turangi Tokaanu Sport & Cultural Club Inc.​$1000.00
​Turangi Wanderers Football Club​$250.00
​Whakamaru School​$1000.00


​Applicant 2014​Allocation
Tauhara Te Maunga Sports Club$1,000.00
Tauhara College$1,900.00
Turangi Wanderers Football Club$500.00
Taupo Rugby Sub Union$1,200.00
Taupo Association Football Club$500.00
Te Kura o Waitahanui$500.00
Tongariro School$1,800.00
Te Kura o Hirangi$800.00
Pheonix Under 11's Rugby League$1,200.00
Taupo nui-a-Tia College$2,300.00
Marotiri Soccer Club$1,000.00
Taupo BMX$1,200.00
Turangi Junior Rugby $800.00
Whakamaru School$800.00


Applicant 2013 Allocation
Phoenix Under 11​
Tauhara College ​
​Taupo BMX
​Taupo-Nui-a-Tia College
Taupo Tennis​
$​ 588
​Taupo Rugby Sub Union
​Tongariro Sports Club
Whakamaru School ​
​Tongariro School $2100
Page reviewed: 31 Jan 2017 9:12am