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 a​nd show how it supports the direction outlined in the 
Long Term Plan.

Funding rounds

Applications for the Turangi Tongariro Community Grant​s are currently closed.


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

Grant recipients 2018

Name Of groupPurposeAllocation  
Go Tongari​roChristmas Decorations Town Centre TurangiDeclined
Nga Rehia o TuwharetoaTuwharetoa Marae Sports Challenge 2019$1,500.00
Central Kids Turangi Kindergarten50 Year Reunion - Turangi Kindergarten$1,000.00
Turangi Neighbourhood SupportCoordinator's wages  for three months$1,064.00
Bellyful TaupoEstablishing a Bellyful Taupo branchDeclined
Turangi Open Pighunting CompetitionTurangi Open Pighunting Competition 2019.$3,000.00
Turangi-Tokaanu Sports and Cultural ClubMouth guards and equipment$500.00
Elim Christian Centre TaupoChristmas in the Park 2018$500.00
Tuwharetoa Health Healthy HomesTo have a discretionary fund for healthy homes. Declined
Turangi Tongariro Sports Foundation Inc.Support with every day running costs of the Sports Foundation$11,000.00
Tongariro Sports ClubSports equipment$2,500.00
Turangi Foodbank IncorporatedOffice expenses and running costs$3,000.00
Turangi Mountain Region Trust trading as River of Life ChurchEstablishing a free gardening service$1,500.00
Life Education Trust Central PlateauDelivery of Life Education programme in Turangi Schools$1,500.00
Turangi Rangatahi HubDelivery of Turangi Rangatahi Hub Leadership Development and Afterschool/Holiday programmes$11,000.00
Turangi Blue Light Ventures IncTaupo Locals Fun Day$2,235.00
Tongariro SchoolTo purchase a purpose-built firewood trailer$2,500.00
Motuoapa Residents Association IncPurchase of a AED7000 Defibrillator package $1,000.00
Omori Kuratau Community TrustSupply and installation of  vinyl in the Omori Kuratau community hallDeclined
Purerehua Early Learning CentrePlay equipment and technology$4,000.00
Omori Kuratau Pest Management GroupConsumables for the Omori/Kuratau District Pest Management  Programme$1,000.00
Turangi Social ConnectionActivities, venue costs and Waiouru Army Museum trip $1,201.00
Safe TurangiTurangi Christmas in the Park 2018$10,000.00
The Cheeky Kea Charitable TrustThe Turangi Community Halloween Party$1,000.00
Animal Care TurangiKennel fencing and overhang cover$1,000.00
Epilepsy Association of New ZealandField service Program for Turangi-Tongariro RegionDeclined
Kuratau SchoolFor the year 6/7/8 students to go to Hillary Outdoors Great Barrier Island for a week$3,000.00

Grant recipients 2017

​Name of groupPurpose​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​

Name of group​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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