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Sport NZ's Rural Travel Fund (Taupo)

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Always open for applications?


Eligible districts



Open to rural sports clubs and rural school teams with young people aged between 5-19 years who require subsidies to assist with transport expenses to local sporting competitions.

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).


The purpose of the fund is to provide a travel subsidy for sporting clubs and schools competing in local sports competitions.

Projects funded


Activities funded

Transport costs

Funds available


Upper limit per grant application


Grants made last year


Funds available last year


How to apply

Applications for funding closed on Friday, February 21, 2020. Please note late applications will not be considered.
Sport NZ Rural Travel fund application form (PDF, 142KB)

For more information about funding:
Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund

Decision makers

Taupo District Council

How notified

In writing

How paid

Direct Credit

Conditions of acceptance

A completed project report must be submitted, before future applications will be considered


Rose Prisk
Community Development Officer
Taupo District Council
72 Lake Terrace
Taupo 3352
Phone: 07 376 0640