News & Media

Christmas Office Closure Dates

  • 01-Dec-20
  • News Announcements
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The Trusts Act 2019: Implications for trustees of charitable trusts and Not For Profits

  • 19-Nov-20
  • News Announcements

Professor Jessica Palmer and Stephanie Pettigrew explain the implications of the Trusts Act 2019 which comes in to effect on 31 January 2021.

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Innovative Maori, Pasifika funds now open

  • 09-Nov-20
  • News Funding Stories

The Dunedin City Council and Otago Community Trust have established two ‘‘innovative’’ new funds that will benefit Maori and Pasifika communities in Ōtepoti/Dunedin post-Covid.

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Funding boost for Waitaki Boys artificial turf

  • 04-Nov-20
  • News Media Release

The new multipurpose all-weather turf at Waitaki Boys High School in Oamaru received a substantial funding boost from the latest round of grants from the Otago Community Trust.

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Imaginative hospital initiatives from pupils

  • 23-Oct-20
  • News Funding Stories

The students of the Hills Cluster schools were excited to show off their Dunedin Hospital rebuild ideas in late October at the Dunedin Community Gallery. The gallery was a buzz with AR & VR solutions, apps, robotics, health & wellbeing solutions, room design ideas and much more.

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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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Magnificent Intercultural Public Art Piece

  • 31-Aug-20
  • News Funding Stories

Otago Community Trust was pleased to be one of the many funders to support the Central Otago District Arts Trust, alongside the Teviot Valley Community Development Group to complete the magnificent intercultural public art piece in Roxburgh last year - which speaks of the Valley’s heritage and values.

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Annual Public Meeting - Postponed

  • 17-Aug-20
  • News Announcements
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