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Lottery Hurunui Kaikoura Marlborough Earthquake Relief Fund April 2017 grants

Name Amount Purpose
Kaikoura Bridge Club $500 To set up a website to keep isolated members socially connected and improve their wellbeing after the earthquake.
Kaikoura Primary School $5,959 For resources and activities for children to use to help keep them socially occupied and reduce stress.
Marlborough Amateur Radio Club $1,500 To relocate a radio repeater from earthquake damaged, unstable ground to a safer location to ensure ongoing radio communications, particularly for emergencies.
The Kaikoura Education Trust $11,620 For recreational and social programmes to improve community wellbeing following the earthquake.
Royal NZ Plunket Society Canterbury $4,650 For a new activity programme for parents and under 5s in Hanmer to improve social connections and wellbeing.
Kaikoura Primary School $15,097 For school trips away from Kaikoura to reduce isolation and improve students’ wellbeing. Fundraising in the community for these costs   has been impacted by the earthquake.
Life Education Trust Marlborough $6,215 For additional costs transporting the mobile classroom to Kaikoura and Hurunui schools due to road closures.
Amuri Community Trust $41,899 For the operating costs of the Waiau Recovery Hub, including providing community events to support community wellbeing.
Kaikoura Squash Racquets Club $12,000 For additional tournament travel costs due to SH1s closure, and to provide professional coaching from Blenheim.
Kaikoura Gymnastics Club $9,464 For portable equipment replacing gear lost in the earthquake and for use in temporary premises due to lack of access to the usual training venue.
Kaikoura High School $53,687 To implement a wellbeing plan to reduce earthquake-related anxiety and stress. The plan includes inspirational speakers, activities, resources and social opportunities, some of which are also for the wider community.
Kaikoura High School $24,400 To support students attending sports and cultural events outside of Kaikoura, including accommodation, so students can participate despite the reduced ability to fundraise locally since the earthquake.
Hurunui District Council $36,615 For the Community Events Co-ordinator role which is providing events that help with community wellbeing and psycho-social recovery.
Women’s Refuge, Sexual Assault Resource Centre Marlborough $24,000 Due to increased demand since the earthquake, to provide additional support services for women and children affected by family and sexual violence.
Kaikoura Suburban School $16,721 For three school camps. The school and families would normally fundraise but the earthquake has put financial strain on local businesses and families.
Hurunui District Council $30,000 For repairs to the Waiau tennis and netball courts, which were badly damaged by the earthquake.
Amuri Children's Toy Library $29,947 For fencing and storage at the local plunket/toy library rooms to allow safe use by groups that have lost their buildings, such as Playcentre.
Mental Health Foundation of NZ $210,000 For an ongoing mental health campaign to support the psycho-social recovery of people in the Hurunui and Kaikoura regions.
Marlborough Equestrian Park NZ $10,000 For repairs to earthquake-damaged land and yards at the equestrian park so the group can host local and national events and make full use of the venue.
St Paul’s Presbyterian Church Kaikoura $22,839 To repair the earthquake damaged historic organ for community concerts and recitals by international musicians.
Top of the South Rural Support Trust $1,758 To provide tennis coaching for the K?kereng? community to bring people together and provide social and recreational opportunities for wellbeing.
Marlborough District Council $22,281 To store the Flaxbourne Museum collection after their building was red-stickered; provide a visual historical display to keep the local history alive and support a feasibility study for a new museum building.
Culverden Playcentre $2,200 To provide a mindfulness course to help young mums to reduce and manage their anxiety post-earthquake.

Download the April 2017 grants spreadsheet (.csv)