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Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund (Carterton)

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Eligible districts



Carterton District school club teams and sports club teams with young people aged between 5-19 years who require subsidies to assist with transport expenses to local sporting competitions. Individuals are not eligible.

Your school (or club) is eligible for the grant if they are based in the Carterton District and meet one of the following definitions:
• a school club team participating in local sport competition in weekends, that excludes inter school and intra school competitions played during school time; and/or
• a sports club team participating in organised sport competition through club membership outside of school time.

Available to groups or individuals?

Groups may apply


Sport New Zealand (Sport NZ) is the new name for the government organisation responsible for sport and recreation (formerly SPARC).


To financiallly assist sports clubs and school teams with young people aged 5-19 who require subsidies to assist with transport expenses to local sporting compeititions.

Projects funded

Travel to local sport competitions.

Excluded projects

• funding will not be provided for the purpose of travel to regional or national events.
• funding will not be provided to cover costs associated with payment of coaches
or officials or reimbursement of their expenses(including travel costs).
• if you have previously received a grant and have not submitted an accountability form you may be excluded from receiving funding.

Activities funded

Transport expenses to local sporting events.

Funds available


Upper limit per grant application

Amount Determined by the Assessment Committee

Grants made last year


Funds available last year


How to apply

Applications for 2020 have closed.
For more information on applying and guidelines please click here.

Application forms and funding criteria are available by:
• Collection at the Carterton Events Centre, Holloway Street, Carterton
• Clicking here.
• Contacting Gerry Brooking: email or ph 06 379 4083

Information required with your application

Organisation Contact and Details, Financial Details and other information as requested on the application form.

Decision makers

The NZ Sport Rural Travel Fund Assessment Committee.

Conditions of acceptance

Sport NZ requires clubs and schools that receive funding to return an accountability form.


Gerry Brooking
Community Development Coordinator
Carterton District Council
Po Box 9
Carterton 5743
New Zealand