Turangi/Tongariro (TT) Community Grant

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Turangi Tongariro Community Grant is for organisations and individuals making a difference in their community. Projects and activities may vary between one off events to capital projects.

Applicants must demonstrate the benefit of the proposed project to the community and show how it supports the direction outlined in the Long Term Plan.

Funding rounds

Applications for the Turangi Tongariro Community Grant​s have now closed.


  • E-mail -  ​funding@taupo.govt.nz
  • Phone - Rose Prisk on 07 376 0899
  • Post applications to Taupo District Council, Private Bag 2005, Taupo 3352.​
  • Drop your applications into the Turangi Office, Town Centre Turangi.

Grant recipients 2017

​Successful applicantsPurpose​Allocation​
Age Concern Ta​upo   Turangi senior's trip  $480.00
Korohe MaraeMovie at the Marae $4,600.00
Life Education  To deliver health education to Turangi students 5- 13 year olds in 2018 $2,000.00
Motuoapa Fishing and Boating ClubUpgrading plan for the annex to the main hall $9,200.00
Turangi Neighbourhood SupportTo purchase a laptop for the office. $366.00
Omori-Kuratau Charitable trustPurchase of panels for hall to absorb sound $6.043.00
Omori Kuratau Pest Management Group  Purchase lures, baits and pastes for predator control $2,036.00
Predator Free MotuoapaPurchase traps and pallets $1,821.00
Project TongariroPurchase materials and supplies $1,821.00
Safe Turangi  Towards Christmas in the Park $12,000.00
Tongariro National Trout Centre  Purchase of bins for Para Kore – Zero Waste $1,000.00
Tongariro Sports Club   For roofing cladding, field flags and post pads $4,451.00
Tongariro School Services AcademyTowards Tongariro School confidence course $5,000.00
Turangi Tongariro Residents and Ratepayers Association  Hall hireage and advertising for public meetings. Set up website and associated costs $650.00
Turangi Angels NetballTo attend the international netball festival $2,000.00
Turangi Blue Light Ventures IncLocals fun day $2,855.00
Turangi Pighunting Competition  Turangi open pighunting competition $5,000.00
Turangi Tongariro Sports FoundationTo support with every day running costs of the Sports Foundation $15,000.00
Turangi Toy LibraryTo purchase toys $2,000.00
Turangi/Southern Lake Probus ClubTo purchase seating $2,000.00
Tuwharetoa Health Charitable TrustTo establish a discretionary fund that will support minor household repairs, bedding and furnishings as part of Healthy Homes project. $4,500.00
YouthtownProvide activities to Turangi Youth $8,695.65

​Grant recipients 2016​

​​Successful applicants 2016​Purpose​​Allocation
​​Central Plateau Reap ​Turangi bullyproof project ​$7,500.00 
​David Cade​Environmental work in the Hinemaiaia river valley​$2,070.00 
​Turangi Food Bank​Food stocks​$3,000.00 
​Go Tongariro  ​Photo/picture boards​$9,200.00 
​Go Tongariro  ​Turangi Community website​$5,520.00 
​Life Education Trust​Deliver the Life Education Programme​$1,000.00 
​Mi Camp​Youth leadership camps​$1,500.00 ​
​Omori-Kuratau Charitable trust​New Years Eve concert costs
​Papakai Te Kohanga Reo​Resources to help actively involve parents​$4,135.40 
​Safe Turangi​Christmas in the Park​$10,000.00 
​Te Awo o Waitahanui Charitable Trust​Waitahanui River Valley Project​$2,000.00
​Tongariro Natural History Society​MiCamp predator and pest control​$3,761.73
​Turangi-Tokaanu Sports and Cultural Club​Admin cost and part fees​$1,000.00
​Turangi-Tongariro rate payers association​Advertising & printing​$320.00
​Turangi Angels Netball​Install a gas infinity system​$4,849.93
​Turangi Blue Light​Taupo local fun day​$2,350.00
​Turangi Budget Service​Conference and AGM cost​$1,000.00
​Turangi Mountain Region Trust​Rental for the Turangi Community Dinner​Granted in kind
​Turangi Mountain Region Trust​Rental of the gym for youth group once a week​Granted in kind
​Turangi Tongariro Sports Foundation​Admin costs, sports awards and junior triathlon expenses​$12,000.00
​Turangi Transport​Admin costs​​$3,000.00

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