Grants Given in New Zealand

Round 5

January to March 2010

Cause Region Amount

West Auckland Hospice

Funds to purchase two laptops and docking stations for the community Palliative Care Team.

Northern $5,410.00

Star Jam

Funds towards the cost of running a performance workshop programme.

Northern $5,950.00

Abbeyfield Waikato Inc.

Funds towards the cost of supplying and installing an air-conditioning unit to improve heating for residents.

Central $1,000.00


Funds for a laptop for staff working remotely. This will be shared between counsellors.

Wellington $2,000.00

Thumbs Up Charitable Trust

Funds to go towards the costs for the official opening of the new Thumbs Up premises.

Wellington $500.00

Wellington Boys & Girls Institute Inc.

Funds to be used to help care for children while their parents attend a Positively Parenting course.

Wellington $500.00

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People NZ

Funds towards the purchase of two beds so dogs can be trained to jump on the bed to raise alarm.

Wellington $2,276.00

Canterbury West Coast Air Rescue Trust

Funds to purchase specialist wet weather uniform jackets for air rescue pilots and crew.

Christchurch $5,053.00

St George’s Cancer Institute

Funds for the purchase of two Linear Accelerators used for chemotherapy.

Christchurch $5,000.00

Girl Guiding NZ – Waimairi District

Funds towards subsidising camp fees for children and families in need.

Christchurch $2,000.00

Ashley-Rakahuri Rivercare Group Inc.

Funds towards the cost of setting and monitoring traps, education and weed control.

Christchurch $2,000.00

Volunteering Canterbury

Funds towards the costs (catering etc) to celebrate “National Volunteer Awareness Week”.

Christchurch $1,500.00

The Order of St John Northern Region (SI) Trust

Funds towards the purchase of two suction units. Units are an airway management system used in the treatment of unconscious patients.

Christchurch $4,827.00

Christchurch Women’s Refuge Inc.

Funds towards the cost for Annual Appeal, to be used for the design of flyers, donation slips, buckets etc.

Christchurch $5,000.00

Shirley Intermediate School

Funds towards the cost of new library books and reference computers for the library.

Christchurch $2,000.00