Community Grant

Grant opens 01 April 2021 and closes 03 May 2021 at 4:30PM.

The Kaipara District Council Community Grant is:

  • Intended to make a contribution to an organisation to support Council’s Community Outcomes;
  • Intended to support events, services or activities that are of benefit to the community, and can demonstrate those benefits;
  • For operational costs or capital projects;

The criteria can be found in the Community Assistance Policy.

Please email completed applications to: or post them to: Private Bag 1001, Dargaville 0340.

Once applications close, applications are reviewed and the Committee meet to make their decisions. Following this applicants are notified of the outcome. Meeting dates for the committee (historical and upcoming) can be found on the meetings page.

Previous successful applicants are listed here. The 2020 funds were awarded to the following applicants:

Applicant Purpose Awarded
Dargaville Menz Shed Trust Yearly rental $6,900.00
Dargaville Youth Charitable Trust Approx. 50 T-shirts for youth involved in programme $2,173.00
Dargaville Scout Group Insurance premium $2,225.00, power charges $1,100 $3,325.00
Hakaru Community Hall & Domain Society Inc Install a second water tank, upgrade spouting and pipe work to connect tank $2,868.74, replace/upgrade plumbing to men's urinals $2,483.04, replace toilets with water saving cisterns $3,009.60 $8,361.38
Kauri Coast Promotion Society Inc I-Site brochure display $1,254.00
Kellys Bay Improvement Society Inc To complete working section of gabion wall $7,416.75
Kumarani Productions Rental costs $3,965.16
Linking Hands Costs to cover three months maintenance on vehicles $3,000.00
Maungaturoto Centennial Community Centre Insurance $7,731, rates $4,550 and water rates approx. $434 (less $500 to be referred to COVID-19 business support rates grant) $11,781.00
Maungaturoto Playcentre Towards Shade Sail $3,000.00
Matakohe Community Group Inc Repair 9 relay synthetic turf for sports $4,990.00 $4,990.00
Northern Wairoa Genealogy To purchase 25x A4 clearfiles - $574.75 and 10 x A3 clearfiles - $169.90 $744.65
Northern Wairoa Maori Maritime & Pioneer Museum Inc Partial contribution to insurance costs $10,000.00
North Rodney Blue Light Ventures Inc Bus transportation to Annual Blue Light Rainbows End Fun Day 2020 (GST exclusive amount) $1,872.83
Otamatea Kauri & Pioneer Museum Board All costs for the provision of new signage for new education and environment project $ 2,920.00
Ripia Marae Hand sanitizer units and refills $1,578.80, Bog Doc waste management for septic cleanse and grease trap $525.00 $2,103.80
Ruawai Community Sports Costs of printing for the Ruawai Rambler (1 year only) $787.50
Taipuha Hall To paint the Hall exterior $10,000.00
Te Roroa Charitable Trust Glass crusher, can crusher insert, 2 wheelie bins $6,777.00
Whitebait Connections Towards the Kai iwi Lakes Open Day in 2021 $1,800.00