Getting involved in regular sport competitions is always a challenge for people living in rural communities.
The Sport NZ rural travel fund is:
There are 2 funding rounds each year for winter and summer sports codes.
No late applications will be accepted or considered.
Applications will only be considered from rural areas, it excludes Gisborne city.
The grant provides assistance for:
The fund is not available for travelling to regional or national events.
School sports teams and sports clubs are defined as:
Applications are considered by a local allocations committee made up of Council staff and a Sports Gisborne Tairāwhiti representative who have an understanding of the challenges rural sports teams face.
Organisations need to fill in an application form below. Or get one from our customer service centres in Gisborne and Te Puia Springs. Deliver your application to one of our service centres or post to:
Gisborne District Council
Community Policy and Resources
PO Box 747
Applicants are requested to provide:
Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.