Community Service grants
Grants issued in 2015
A grant made to the Aorangi Trust
Funding Arbor House needs
1915-18 memorial group
Ulli Reinhartz Memorial Award for apprentice Chef
Grants issued in 2016
Grant to Aratoi Arts Center
Grant made to Arthritis NZ
Funds for plants to start the School wetland project
Grants issued in 2017
Environmental issues grants
International funding for overseas needs, projects and emergencies
Funding and grants issued in 2015
Cyclone Pam disaster relief
Funding and grants issued in 2016
This was a specific donation following Tropical Cyclone Matthew which hit Haiti in early October 2016 with the loss of over 800 people.
This was a specific donation following the 7.8 earthquake that struck the South Island on 14 November 2016
The Leprosy Mission in NZ is partnered with the Leprosy Mission Global Fellowship, World Health Organisation and other organisations dedicated to ending leprosy.
ShelterBox is an international disaster relief charity that provides emergency shelter and life-saving supplies to families around the world who are affected by disasters.
This was a donation towards Volunteer Service Abroad
Funding and grants issued in 2017
This was a specific donation made following severe flooding in the Bay of Plenty town of Edgecombe in April 2017.
Emergency Resource Kits (ERKs) are used as first response survival kits in emergencies in the South Pacific.
Pre-positioned stocks of these Resource Kits are held by Rotary clubs in Samoa, Fiji, the Cook Islands and Tonga.
Funding made available for Youth needs and projects
Spirit of Adventure
Rotary Youth Driving Awards
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards
Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment
Books in Schools
Featherston Youth program run by the Wairarapa Anglican Youth Mission
Rotary Youth Program of enrichment
All South Wairarapa Primary Schools.
One for each year 5 student in South Wairarapa Primary Schools
One for each year 4 class or library
Book publication of student writing in all three Featherston Primary Schools
This is for training and resources: the College is starting Peer Support again after a lapse of several years.
Equipment and expenses for activities set up by the youth workers who are employed by Kuranui, St Luke’s Church Greytown and The Wairarapa Whanau Trust.
Programme for 2 terms
For 10 year 10 students to go on a Spirit voyage. The team won the voyage challenge.
Contribution for Kuranui College student to attend the Globe Theatre workshop
They make muffins for children who arrive at school with no food for lunch.
The Maths competition for schools. If they apply we usually support them
Year 8 Boys’ Wairarapa Hockey Team (5 South Wairarapa players)
Year 7 Boys’ Wairarapa Hockey Team (5 South Wairarapa players)
Expenses for training camp for 2 South Wairarapa junior swimmers. All qualify for national championships.
Travel to Outward Bound Course
Kuranui Student sponsership
Will go ahead in 2018 – funding 2 students from Kuranui at a cost of $450 each
Sponsor student for RYLA January 2018
May 2018. $700 for 2 students
Covers the travel of students from Kuranui College and also our club’s contribution to the catering for presenters and volunteers.
Funding made available by the Martinborough Fair Trust for Scholastic assistance packages
$2500 – for a student studying at Taratahi Agricultural College who is from the South Wairarapa.
$4500 for one bursary
Funding made available for distribution by the Rotary Martinborough Fun Cycle Ride
Life Flight flies people to the urgent medical care they need. This dramatically improves their chance of survival and recovery.
Funds donated towards fitting out a new 4WD Incident Support Vehicle based in Martinborough but available for calls throughout the Wairarapa