2014/15 Donations

The Powerco Wanganui Trust approved 120 donations totalling $1,121,800. The approved donations were:

Donations $5,000 and over

  • Wanganui Events Trust, Adding roof to velodrome, $85,000.00
  • Royal New Zealand Plunket Society, Building purchase, $75,000.00
  • Whanganui Restoration & Navigation Trust, engine knocking, $50,000.00
  • Wanganui East Pool Trust, Old pool boiler, $50,000.00
  • Westmere School, Swimming pool, $50,000.00
  • Wanganui Girls College, Resurfacing two courts, $50,000.00
  • Bason Botanic Gardens Trust, Sealing part of the road, $30,000.00
  • Sport Wanganui, Kiwi Sport P/Ship, $25,000.00
  • Athletics Wanganui, Track and field, $25,000.00
  • Sarjeant Gallery Trust, Classroom, $25,000.00
  • Wanganui Collegiate School Chapel, restoration of Pipe Organ, $20,000.00
  • Macnab Domain Community Trust, upgrade & refurbishment, $20,000.00
  • Wanganui Events Trust - T/A NZ Masters Games, Marquee's, $20,000.00
  • The Wanganui Amateur Musical & Dramatic Society Inc, Upgrade building, $20,000.00
  • Wai Ora Christian Community Trust, reebuild kitchen, $15,000.00
  • Wanganui Collegiate School, I.T, $15,000.00
  • YMCA Central INC, Future proofing, $15,000.00
  • The Whanganui Riverboat Restoration & Navigation Trust, Two Divers, $15,000.00
  • Tramways Wanganui Trust, Installing tracks, $15,000.00
  • Otaihape Health Trust, Transport vehicle, $13,000.00
  • Hospice Wanganui, Electricity and gas, $12,000.00
  • Wanganui Motorcycle Club Inc, Safety barrier fencing., $10,000.00
  • Taihape Area School, vehicle, $10,000.00
  • Wanganui Events Trust - T/A NZ Masters Games, upgrade system, $10,000.00
  • Fordell Preschool, Update bathroom area, $10,000.00
  • Taihape Heritage Trust, upgrade projector, $10,000.00
  • Wanganui City College, purchase computers, $10,000.00
  • Keith Street School, Chrome books for seniors, $10,000.00
  • Whanganui Regional Health Network, Insulation of houses, $10,000.00
  • Utiku & Old Boys Rugby Football Club, Purchasing a van, $10,000.00
  • Nga Iwi O Mokai Patea Services Trust, upgrade, $10,000.00
  • Cullinane College Foundation Trust, purchase Ipads/chromebook, $10,000.00
  • Rotary Club of Wanganui North, Produce film, $10,000.00
  • Rangitikei District Council, Heat pumps & water heater, $10,000.00
  • Wanganui City College, Swimming pool, $10,000.00
  • Wanganui City College, Bus safety coordinator, $10,000.00
  • Family Suportive Services Whanganui Trust, Client management system, $10,000.00
  • Taihape Golf Club, Car park and drainage, $10,000.00
  • Wanganui Rugby Football Union, Goal posts and flags, $10,000.00
  • Society of St Pius X, Heat Pumps, $10,000.00
  • Castlecliff Primary School, Digital learning, $10,000.00
  • Wanganui Sea Cadets, Boats, $10,000.00
  • Rangitikei Squash Club Inc, alterations to bathroom, $9,000.00
  • Faith City School, IT equipment, $8,000.00
  • Waverley Gun Club, purchase sporting traps, $8,000.00
  • Hockey Wanganui Inc, re-lamping, $8,000.00
  • Pirates Rugby Football Club Taihape, Replace carpet., $8,000.00
  • Cancer Society of NZ Wanganui Rangitikei Waimarino Ctr, Assisting Cancer patients, $8,000.00
  • Raetihi Community Charitable Trust, Equipment for groups., $8,000.00
  • Wanganui Rutherford Junior High School, 100 Chromebooks, $8,000.00
  • Marton Saracens Cricket Club Inc, Practice nets, $7,500.00
  • Wanganui City College, upgrading kitchenette, $7,000.00
  • St Johns Hill School, upgrade pool, $7,000.00
  • St Josephs School, IT equipment, $7,000.00
  • Cricket Wanganui Inc, renovate cricket pitches, $6,000.00
  • Kaitoke School, 18 Chromebooks, $6,000.00
  • Life to the Max Trust, Purchasing a car, $6,000.00
  • St Mary's Parish Community, House, $6,000.00
  • Wanganui Kindergarten Association - St Johns Hill, build a sunshade, $5,000.00
  • Marton Bowling Club, wheelchair access and ext, $5,000.00
  • Horopito Residents & Ratepayers Society, redecoration, $5,000.00
  • Marton School, upgrade technology, $5,000.00
  • Schizophrenia Fellowship (Wanganui Branch) Inc, update car, $5,000.00
  • Lions Club of Wanganui NZ (INC), provide storage, $5,000.00
  • Wanganui Boys and Girls Gym Club, Purchasing computers, $5,000.00
  • Taihape Kindergarten, New entrance., $5,000.00
  • Wanganui Sports Foundation, the Tri Maori project, $5,000.00
  • Taihape Playcentre, Playground, $5,000.00

Donations under $5,000

  • Rangitikei College, sports equipment, $4,000.00
  • Clifton School, 30 Mini iPads, $4,000.00
  • Wanganui Central Baptist Kindergarten & Creche Trust, Install 3 heat pumps, $4,000.00
  • Womens Network (Wanganui) Inc, Replacing furniture, $4,000.00
  • Okoia Envio School, Computers & IT equipment, $4,000.00
  • Koitiata Hall, Upgrading the hall, $3,500.00
  • Wanganui Male Choir, Choir rister, $3,000.00
  • Marton & Surrounds ICT Hub Charitable Trust, iMacs and power a/c, $3,000.00
  • Taihape Fitness Club, purchase/upgrade equip, $3,000.00
  • Raetihi Promotions Charitable Trust, purchase cones & signs, $3,000.00
  • Te Ora Hou Whanganui Inc, Meeting room, $3,000.00
  • Wanganui Central Baptist Kindergarten & Creche Trust, Ipads, $3,000.00
  • Rangitikei Golf Club (Inc), Clubhouse interior, $3,000.00
  • Marton Rugby & Sports Club Inc, Updating facilities, $2,500.00
  • Marton Golf Club (Inc), water flow metre, $2,500.00
  • Rotary Club of Wanganui, gateway/barrier, $2,500.00
  • Te Aroha Marae, replace bedding, $2,500.00
  • Waitotara Primary School, iPads, $2,500.00
  • The Edith Collier Trust, Catalogue onto Sarjeant Galleries Collection, $2,500.00
  • Life Education Trust Wanganui & Districts, Replacing suit., $2,000.00
  • Upokongaro Primary School, 10 tablets, $2,000.00
  • Wanganui Cadet Unit Support Committee, Tents and sleeping mats, $2,000.00
  • Aramoho Wanganui Rowing Club, Fitness Area, $2,000.00
  • Bulls Kindergarten, Purchase Wharenui, $2,000.00
  • Whanganui Women's Refuge, equipment for Safe House, $1,900.00
  • Mainstreet Wanganui Inc, Visitor Information Map, $1,700.00
  • Marangai Archery Club, Foam for targets, $1,500.00
  • Aramoho Bowling Club Inc, Replace appliances, $1,500.00
  • Wanganui Ozanam Villa Trust Inc, Electric stoves., $1,500.00
  • Marton & District Pipe Band & Scottish Society, Trailor and drum skins, $1,500.00
  • Wanganui Vintage Weekend Trust, Digital projector, $1,500.00
  • Parkinsonism Society Wanganui Inc, buy printer/photocopier, $1,300.00
  • Mataroa School, PMP Programme, $1,000.00
  • English Language Partners Wanganui Inc, upgrade computer & TV, $1,000.00
  • Royal New Zealand Plunket Society, lining storage room, $1,000.00
  • Waverley Golf Croquet Club 2012, Gas oven & cook top, $1,000.00
  • Rangiwaea School, iPads , $1,000.00
  • Turakina School, goal posts, $1,000.00
  • Waimarino Agricultural & Pastoral Assn, Renewing water pipes, $1,000.00
  • Parkinsonism Society Wanganui Inc, Laptop, $1,000.00
  • Turakina Tennis Club, Two light poles, $1,000.00
  • YWCA Whanganui Inc, Purchasing a computer, $1,000.00
  • Wanganui Archery Club, Shipping container, $1,000.00
  • Clifton School, Food Classroom, $1,000.00
  • Rangitikei Hockey Association Inc, Lights, $1,000.00
  • Whanganui Safe and Free Inc., set up waiting room, $800.00
  • RSA Target Shooting Wanganui, Junior development squad, $800.00
  • Sustainable Whanganui Trust, Purchasing plants, $800.00
  • Wanganui Riding for the Disabled, running costs, $500.00
  • Mill Street Kindergarten, purchase w/mach & dryer, $500.00
  • Converge Trust, Free standing sign, $500.00
  • Whanganui Disability Resources Centre, Photocopier, $500.00