News & Media

Snow Farm secures funding for new hut development

  • 05-Oct-20
  • News Media Release

Otago Community Trust awarded a $140,000 grant to Snow Farm NZ Limited in its latest funding round. The $140,000 grant will assist with the cost of constructing the proposed new community and schools’ hut (“Musterers’’ Hut) planned for Tranquillity Basin, situated in the northern part of the Snow Farm.

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New trustee and chair appointments

  • 09-Sep-20
  • News Media Release

Dr Michael Stevens, Rebecca Williams, and Raewyn van Gool have been appointed as new Otago Community Trust trustees, newly appointed chair Diccon Sim announced today.

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26 community groups benefit from funding

  • 31-Aug-20
  • News Media Release

The Otago Community Trust gave a total of $379,242 to 26 community organisations in August 2020.

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Annual Public Meeting - Postponed

  • 17-Aug-20
  • News Announcements
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Disc Golf Wanaka Growing Popularity

  • 14-Aug-20
  • News Funding Stories

The growing popularity of disc golf in Central Otago is being supported with a recent upgrade to the courses in Wanaka.

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Connecting with Us at Level 2

  • 12-Aug-20
  • News Announcements
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Trusts alteration to common boundary approved

  • 12-Aug-20
  • News Announcements

After years of discussion and recent negotiations Community Trust South and Otago Community Trust have agreed and received Government approval for an alteration to their common boundary.

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Luggate Hall gains additional funding boost

  • 07-Aug-20
  • News Media Release

In its latest funding round, Otago Community Trust awarded a $400,000 grant to the Queenstown Lakes District Council, which will assist with the cost of building the new community centre.

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Time to shine, time to take stock, time to shape our future

  • 04-Aug-20
  • News Announcements

The impacts of COVID-19 on business, employment and the economy are well-publicised. The impact on the tangata whenua, community and voluntary sector has been equally felt and is now well documented.

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New Fitness Track at Rosebank Primary School

  • 14-Jul-20
  • News Funding Stories

Otago Community Trust was pleased to award a $16,880 grant to Rosebank Primary School in July of last year to support the school with the development of a new school fitness track. The new fitness track is a dual track with 7 matching 'obstacles' in each lane and the feedback from the school and its pupils is outstanding.

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