New Zealand Community Trust (NZCT) has awarded $378,316 in grants to 17 groups in the Bay of Plenty region in June.

Bay of Plenty Rugby Union
Towards office rental and salaries of chief executive, community rugby administrator, operations manager, regional manager, rugby development officer – Western BOP, rugby regional manager – Eastern BOP, secondary schools manager and te matarau administrator.

Breast Cancer Support Service Tauranga Trust
Towards audio equipment for Hot Pink Walk in Tauranga and signage.

Geyser City Sports & Cultural Club
Towards a bowling machine and balls, cricket nets, lighting upgrade and painting of walls.


Greerton Amateur Swimming Club
Towards pool and lane hire.

Katikati College
Towards playing uniforms.

Katikati Croquet Club
Towards greens maintenance.

Kawerau District Council
Towards event operational costs associated with King of the Mountain and Kawerau Woodfest.

Kawerau Sports Club
Towards lease of clubrooms, fields and amenities block, playing uniforms and equipment, and van hire.

Lake City Athletic Club
Towards race numbers, timing, medical services, event fee, sound system and entry forms.

Mid Island Gym Sports
Towards salaries of assistant coach/special needs and head coach.

Onepu Netball Club
Towards travel and accommodation to attend Kurangaituku Netball Tournament in Rotorua


Rotorua Competitions Society
Towards accommodation costs for adjudicators for an event in Rotorua.

Tauranga District Group Riding for the Disabled Association
Towards salaries of assistant coach and head coach/volunteer co-ordinator.

Wanderers Hockey Club
Towards playing turf fees.

Western Heights High School Rotorua
Towards travel and accommodation to attend New Zealand Secondary School Kapa Haka Championships in Palmerston North

Whakatāne Surf Life Saving Club
Towards surf skis and knee boards

Youth Search and Rescue Tauranga
Towards a leadership training course.