Upcoming overnight road closure: Mangarino Road, Te Kūiti – 19 July 2024

A temporary road closure will be in place on Mangarino Road, Te Kūiti from 9am Friday 19 July until 9am the following morning 20 July. The road closure is to allow maintenance work on the Mangarino Road Bridge. More info

Funding Rounds - May 2020

26 May 2020, 6:00 AM

Creative Communities Scheme Funding Round Two    

Waitomo District Council is calling for applications for financial assistance for projects from individuals, groups or organisations that encourage and support arts activities and participation.
Projects must have an arts or creative cultural focus and benefit the Waitomo District Community. Under the scheme “The Arts” is defined as “all forms of creative and interpretive expression.”

The scheme supports a wide range of arts projects under the following art forms: craft/object arts, dance, inter-arts, literature, Maori Arts, multi-artform (including film), music, Pacific Arts, theatre and visual arts.
In this round there is a funding pool of $19,000.00 available for distribution.

To check your projects eligibility or for further details please visit the funding and grants page on our website www.waitomo.govt.nz or contact the Customer Services Team, Waitomo District Council, Queen Street, Te Kuiti on 07 878 0800, free phone 0800 932 4357.

Applications close 5pm Monday 15th June 2020

Applications open for the June Discretionary Grant Funding Round

The focus of the Discretionary Grant Fund is in providing community assistance for the ‘not for profit’ sector in order to create a strong social base and meet local needs.
Community clubs, groups and organisations operating within the Waitomo District on a not-for-profit basis may be eligible to apply. Please read WDC’s Community Development Fund Policy to check your eligibility or call our Customer Services Team on 07-878-0800. Application forms and policy details are available on our website www.waitomo.govt.nz.

There is a fund pool of $5,000 available for distribution.

Applications for the June Discretionary Grant funding round must be received by 5pm, 15th June 2020.