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Lottery Hurunui Kaikoura Marlborough Earthquake Relief Fund May 2017 grants

Name Amount Purpose
Seddon School $3,500 To replace damaged entrance signs and provide new signage for community services re-located to the school due to the earthquake.
Kaikoura District Council $26,086 To run programmes and purchase resources for the new Kaikoura Library, which is an important community resource and gathering place.
Hurunui District Council $13,007 For repairs to the earthquake damaged community hall in Rotheram. The hall is a key gathering place for the rural community.
Amuri Historical Society Incorporated $9,775 For a mural on the Waiau Village Green, as a focal point and to help to improve people’s sense of positivity during this period of earthquake recovery.
Kaikoura Community Theatre Incorporated $29,100 To purchase portable movie equipment and provide movie evenings for the Kaikoura community. The town's only movie theatre was destroyed by the earthquake.
Kaikoura Information and Tourism Incorporated $13,500 To create a website to promote community events in Kaikoura, making events and information more accessible to the whole community, and helping to improve wellbeing.
Ward School Board of Trustees $3,390 To support a school trip to Wellington, as the earthquake has reduced the ability to fundraise from the local community.
Marlborough District Council $23,160 For data analysis on the status of homes and families in the earthquake-affected Southern Marlborough area, based on visits to each home. The information will be used to plan and prioritise work.
Kaikoura Information and Tourism Incorporated $9,840 For a series of community events to help improve community connections and reduce stress post-earthquake.
Kaikoura High School $3,483 To purchase survival kits for each classroom for use in any future adverse events.
Kaikoura Community Gym Incorporated $19,159 For new equipment to cater for increased use of the gym since the earthquake. Social interaction and physical exercise are helping to reduce earthquake related stress.
Top of the South Rural Support Trust $2,614 For an information and social event for farmers in the Kekerengu and Ward areas about the impact of the earthquake on their land, with scientists from GNS and Victoria University presenting their findings.
Boat Harbour Boat Club Incorporated $4,000 To remove rocks from the Goose Bay public boat ramp so boats, including search and rescue boats, can be safely launched.
Hurunui District Council $19,780 For repairs to an historic cob cottage in Rotheram that was damaged by the earthquake.
Kaikoura High School $1,790 To purchase a satellite phone in case of emergencies during school trips. There is poor cellphone coverage on much of the inland route, which is the only travel option due to the closure of SH1.
Kaikoura Primary School $27,446 To build a bike and scooter track for use by students and the wider community.
Waiau Citizens' Associations $3,290 To install a heat pump in the library, which is an important social gathering place for the Waiau community.
Kaikoura High School $23,517 For a range of school-related trips and camps to improve community wellbeing.

Download the May 2017 grants spreadsheet (.csv)