Grants Given in New Zealand

Round 23

July to September 2014

Cause Region Amount

Adult Literacy Trust

Funding for a printer, toner & paper. Also funding to pay for a financial review at the end of the financial year.

Northern $500

Age Concern Hastings Inc

New computer for manager and screen for the elder abuse and neglect prevention coordinator.

Wellington $1,200

Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Canterbury

To expand their school mentor programme currently running in Rangiora Borough School, into Kaiapoi Borough School.

Christchurch $1,500

Bryan & Collen Fairbairn

Towards materials involved in tidying up the Redzone in Christchurch east including clearing scrap building material, tending to trees and grass sowing.

Christchurch $1,000

Careers Move Trust

To purchase an Evac chair which will ensure that clients who are unable to evacuate in an emergency normally via stairs can do so with the use of this equipment.

Central $1,200

Glenview Community Centre

To carpet 1/2 of centre to host things such as learner lisence courses and other meetings.

Central $1,000

Goldfields Primary School

A school van to travel to outlying districts.

South Island $5,000

Hamilton Search and Rescue Group

Vests and torches for new members of the team.

Central $1,000

Helensville Women & Family Centre

Support to put on the Children's Day Out with is free and runs in line with the National Childrens Day for children aged 0-12 years and their families.

Northern $500

Kaiapoi Borough School

Towards a sliding lockable lip sandpit for junior children.

Christchurch $500

Kaiapoi North School

To install an automated external defribrillator in the school as part of the schools first aid and readiness plan.

Christchurch $500

Kiara's Angel Walk

Towards costs involved in 'Kiara's Angel Walk' - a 2km or 7km walk around the Te Ara Tahuna Estuary in Orewa to raise awareness for Child Cancer Foundation. The Walk ends with a fun day at Western Reserve. The event takes place on the 1st March 2015. The group are requesting funds towards the days activities.

Northern $2,637.53

Life Education Trust Rodney

Towards travel costs for the group's Educator for 4 months.

Northern $2,664

Mahurangi Community Trust

Employ an electrician to replace the helipad lights as they are now unreliable. These are used by the Westpac Rescue helicopter pilots.

Northern $5,000

New Zealand Bird Rescue Charitable Trust

An Electrosurgery Unit which cauterises the tiny blood vessels as it cuts to make surgery safer for birds.

Northern $5,750

North Beach Playcentre

To purchase a new camera that will be used to illustrate & document children's "learning stories".

Christchurch $780

Pukekawa Playcentre

Towards the cost of topping up the cushionfall mulch around the outdoor play equipment.

Northern $500

Queens Park Community Trust

Towards the costs of 'Christmas in our Community' - a fun afternoon to encourage people as they seek to live in a badly damanged community.

Christchurch $1,138.50

Ranui Community House Incorp.

To purchase a shade sail to go over the children's sandpit in the playground.

Northern $2,634.11

RNZPS Canterbury Area Inc Redwood Belfast Plunket Group

To replace original furniture in the nurses clinic with a new corner desk with storage. Also chairs for visitors and office. Also revamp bathroom sink.

Christchurch $2,800

Sunset Beach Lifeguard Service Inc.

Towards club activities.

Northern $500

Surf Lifesaving Kariaotahi Inc.

Towards club activities.

Northern $500

Tawa & Linden Plunket

Redeveloping the Tawa and Linden rooms as to incorporate the toy library and rid flooding issues.

Wellington $3,000

Thames Society of Arts Inc

Towards costs of a street carnival on the evening of Saturday 22nd November.

Central $2,000

True Colours Children's Health Trust

To provide music therapy to seriously ill children

Central $4,000

Whangaparaoa Primary School

Installation of a cycle track around the outside of the school field for PE lessons and lunch time.

Northern $2,500