Mangakino/Pouakani (MP) Community Grant


The Mangakino/Pouakani 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
Long Term Plan.

The Mangakino/Pouakani Representative Group have $12,500.00 to distribute this financial year​. 

Funding rounds 

Applications for the Mangakin​o/Pouakani Community Grant are now open.​

Applications close on Friday, February 22 2019.
Late applications will not be considered. 

Please note: we recommend that you create a new account or login to your existing account in order to complete an online application. Having an account means you can save the information you enter into the application form as you go. Also, if you enter some information and then see you need to gather additional information you can save your work, log out and return later to complete the application! Note the option to save your information appears on page two of the form.

Contact details

For further information contact:
Rose Prisk - phone 07 376 0640 or email   

Past funding recip​​ients​​

Applicants September 2018PurposeGrant allocated
Atiamuri Community Recreation Club IncAtiamuri Village AED and Cabinet$1,500.00
Waikato River Trails TrustThe Waikato River Trails Summer Sizzler"$2,000.00
Mangakino & Districts Senior Citizens AssociationReplacement of Stove$2,000.00
Marotiri Hall Trust100 club chairs for hall use​Declined
Lake Maraetai Community AssociationContribution towards costs of a floating pontoon$6,000.00
Mangakino Central Charitable TrustSports equipment for local youth$1,000.00
Mangakino Rugby League ClubPortable PA SystemDeclined
Mangakino Area School Portable PA Unit for Class and School PresentationsDeclined

​Applicants April 2018Purpose​Allocations​
Mangakino Friends and Neighbours Group Boardwalk and slideDeclined
Barry Murphy Jetty replacement at Lake OhakuriDeclined
Mangakino Central Charitable Trust Equipment to look after bike track$250.00
Mangakino Community Festival Committee Purchase of flags$200.00
Country Kidz ECE Purchase of new cots$3,000.00
Mangakino Central Charitable Trust Replacement/ upgrade of FitGym Equipment$4,500.00
Mangakino Rugby League Club Purchase equipment$1,461.40

​Applicants September 2017Purpose​Allocations​
Mangakino Area School Touch Uniforms$717.40
Mangakino Central Charitable Trust6 months shop rent for Arts Co-operative$1,353.35
Mangakino Community Festival CommitteeShortfall of funds for Christmas event$1,600.00
Mangakino Golf ClubOngoing improvement & maintenance $3,000.00
Mangakino Health Services Mangakino Cosy Homes$2,000.00
Mangakino Rugby League ClubClub equipment$2,984.25
Marotiri HallPurchase chairs for hall$3,000.00
Marotiri SchoolReplace sandpit and shade sale$1,000.00
Whakamaru School Lakes Ranch Camp$1,200.00

​Applicants April 2017Purpose​Allocation​
Mangakino Community Festival CommitteeTo Purchase a laptop & external hard drive$1,575.00
Mangakino Volunteer Fire BrigadeRapid Response Vehicle (spotlights/charger/battery)$3,415.00
Whakamaru School Developing Musicality - Class/school ukulele programme$1,000.00
Mangakino Central Charitable TrustTo purchase bikes for our 'Young Guns' Health & Fitness Youth Program$1,000.00
Mangakino Rugby League ClubClub equipment$1,500.00
Taupo Family Centre (No Words Needed) Hope Walk Already happened
Tirohanga Sports and Settlers ASNChair/stool coverings and Kitchen utensil upgrade$3,000.00​

​Applicants July 2016​PurposeAllocation​
​Mangakino and District Senior Citizens​Contribution to day trips​$2,000.00
​Mangakino Area School​Netball uniforms​$2,639.25
​Mangakino Area School​Contribution to their trip to Rarotonga​$1,500.00
Mangakino Central Charitable TrustCosts associated with an Arts Cooperative​​$2,500.00
​Mangakino Community Festival CommitteeFlags and Christmas Parade costs​$5,332.74​
Mangakino Rugby League Club​Senior tracksuits and junior equipment$3,400.00​
​Marotiri HallJoinery repair​$4,000.00​
​Nga Hau e Wha Whanau Hoe​Safety boatDeclined​
Whakamaru School​Classroom curtains​Declined​

​Applicants March 2016​PurposeAllocation​
Mangakino Central Charitable TrustNutrition Workshops$1,089.00
Mangakino Rugby League Club​Laptop and printer$1,000.00
Mangakino Area SchoolWhanau Ora – Hikina Te Ora$4,500.00
Taupo Fashion Show ​Declined
Taupo Waka Ama Club​​Declined​
Page reviewed: 31 Jan 2019 8:54am