Media Releases

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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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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Further funding secured for Te Rauone Beach project

  • 30-Jun-20
  • News Media Release

Otago Community Trust awarded a $180,000 grant to the Te Rauone Beach project

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New Otago Community Trust Chair Appointed

  • 29-May-20
  • News Media Release

Otago Community Trust has today announced the appointment of John Wilson as its new chair. John takes over the Trust’s chair role from Ross McRobie effective from 1 June 2020.

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COVID-19 Response Fund responding to growing need

  • 06-May-20
  • News Media Release

Otago Community Trust has had a steady flow of applications to its dedicated COVID-19 Response Fund with nearly $400,000 of grants awarded to date.

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Weston School advances Makerspace Project

  • 20-Apr-20
  • News Media Release

Otago Community Trust is pleased to announce it has approved a $59,187 grant to support Weston School in North Otago with its latest Makerspace Project for both classroom digital technology programmes and programmes to support gifted students.

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Trust earmarks $2M for dedicated COVID-19 Response Fund

  • 05-Apr-20
  • News Media Release

The Otago Community Trust board met virtually for the first time in its history at the beginning of the week, with trustees unanimously agreeing to establishing a separate COVID-19 Response Fund.

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Dunedin Prison receives funding boost for stage two restoration

  • 03-Mar-20
  • News Media Release

Otago’s historic Dunedin Prison is gearing up to commence further restoration work in the coming months.

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