Reserve Contribution Funding

Applications open from 01 June 2020 to 13 July 2020 (4.30pm).

A change to the Reserves Contributions (Use of) Policy (as part of the Long Term Plan 2018/2028) has resulted in a contestable fund for public application. The fund is collected from Reserve Contributions.

The contestable fund is available for application from across Kaipara District, with a current pool of $300,000 to be awarded.

The objective of the policy is to help groups create, improve and reprioritise how open spaces and reserves are used in their communities. Projects could include adding capacity or enhancing existing open spaces through landscaping, equipment provision or developing walking tracks.

All applicants must be a legal Not-for-Profit entity and have a volunteer component to the project.

Council have established a tiered process for applications. There is;

All applications will be presented to a committee of council for approval.

All queries may be directed to the Funding Officer, Jenny Rooney grants@kaipara.govt.nz

The 2020 round of funding were awarded to the following applicants:

Applicant Project Approval  Conditions
Cheviot St Reserve
Restoration Group
Plants and mulching to
enhance biodiversity of the
reserve
$3,420.00  
Mangawhai Activity
Zone
Junior Pump Track
development
$31,161.15 Conditional on written approval
from the Mangawhai
Community Park Governance
Committee and the Friends of
the Mangawhai Community
Park Group
Mangawhai Domain
Society
Grounds Development
Completion
$120,000.00  
Mangawhai Historic
Village Trust
Replicate and rebuild the
Ulrich Gumdiggers Cottage
outhouse
$1,830.00 Conditional on written approval
from the Mangawhai
Community Park Governance
Committee and the Friends of
the Mangawhai Community
Park Group, and GST
disclosure [not stated in the
application form]
Paparoa Lions Club Funding to complete the
Paparoa Lions Bushwalk
$7,369.57