2015/16 Donations

The Powerco Wanganui Trust approved 118 donations totalling $1,073,505. The approved donations were:

Donations $10,000 and over

  • Bushy Park Trust, Upgrading areas, $100,000.00
  • Wanganui Community Sports Centre Inc, Rec-Cladding, $50,000.00
  • The Whanganui Riverboat Restoration & Navigation Trust, Removing from river, $50,000.00
  • Ruapehu Junior Rugby Club, Ruby Clubrooms, $50,000.00
  • Cullinane College Foundation Trust, Canopy Cover, $30,000.00
  • Whanganui Resource Recovery Centre Trust, Purchasing a loader, $30,000.00
  • Marton Edale Home Trust Board, Kitchen, $30,000.00
  • YMCA Central INC, Building alterations, $25,000.00
  • Sport Wanganui, Renewal, $25,000.00
  • Waimarino Golf Club, Multi purpose shed, $25,000.00
  • Mere Te Aroha Te Kohonga Reo, Transport, $20,000.00
  • Hundred Acre Pre-school, Toilet Block, $20,000.00
  • Taihape Squash Club, Changing room and toilets, $20,000.00
  • Taihape Heritage Trust, Digital Projector, $20,000.00
  • Wanganui Airport Control Tower Restoration Group, Restoring the tower, $20,000.00
  • Wanganui Rugby Football Union, Mini Van, $20,000.00
  • Inspire Whanganui Trust, Exercise equipment, $20,000.00
  • Union Boat Club Inc, Safety boats, $15,000.00
  • Taihape GymSports Incorporated, Sprung floor, $15,000.00
  • Mainstreet Wanganui Inc, Lighting, $15,000.00
  • Wanganui Model Railway & Engineering Society Inc, Constructing a building, $12,500.00
  • Hospice Wanganui, Gas and Electricty, $12,000.00
  • Wanganui District Council, $12,000.00
  • Cricket Wanganui Inc, Cricket pitches, $10,000.00
  • Marton Golf Club (Inc), Sprinklers, $10,000.00
  • Tawhero School, Chromebooks, $10,000.00
  • Brass Wanganui, Instruments, $10,000.00
  • Wanganui Riding for the Disabled, Truck, $10,000.00
  • Wanganui Kindergarten Association - Maxwell and Districts, Outdoor Curtains, $10,000.00
  • Cancer Society of NZ Wanganui Rangitikei Waimarino Ctr, Van, $10,000.00
  • Kaiwhaiki Pa Trust, Upgrading the water, $10,000.00
  • Theatre Royal (Waimarino) Charitable Trust, Guttering, $10,000.00
  • Keith Street School, Chromebooks and iPads, $10,000.00
  • Wanganui Kindergarten Association, Water cylinders, $10,000.00
  • Royal New Zealand Plunket Society Wanganui Branch, Heating and Electrical, $10,000.00
  • St Davids Presbyterian Church, Strengthening church hall, $10,000.00
  • Wanganui Mountainbike Club, Building company, $10,000.00
  • Aranui Primary School, iPads, $10,000.00
  • Wai Ora Christian Community Trust, Play area, $10,000.00
  • Wanganui Enterprises, Furniture and IT, $10,000.00
  • Gonville School, Bike track, $10,000.00

Donations under $10,000

  • Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Te Ati haunui -a- Paparangi, Purchasing Chromebooks, $9,000.00
  • Durie Hill School, 40 iPads, $8,000.00
  • St Andrew Presbyterian Church - Hunterville, Church roof, $8,000.00
  • Westmere Presbyterian Memorial Church, Upgrade & modernise hall , $8,000.00
  • Wanganui Fire Brigade, Display Walls, $7,800.00
  • Koitiata Hall, Upgrading the hall, $7,500.00
  • St Paul's Memorial Church, Putiki Restoration Trust, Installing scaffolding, $7,000.00
  • Wanganui Community Arts Council Trust, Concrete pad, $6,500.00
  • Follett Street Kindergarten, Interior, $6,500.00
  • Mataroa School, School swimming pool, $6,000.00
  • Rangitikei District Council, , $6,000.00
  • Ngapera - Kehu Charitable Trust, Building a house, $6,000.00
  • Brunswick School, Purchasing 15 iPads, $5,000.00
  • The Guyton Group Trust Wanganui, Bronze sculpture, $5,000.00
  • Kaierau Rugby Football Club, Gym facility., $5,000.00
  • Tramways Wanganui Trust, Shipping container., $5,000.00
  • Balance Whanganui, Purcahsing a van, $5,000.00
  • Cancer Society of NZ Wanganui Rangitikei Waimarino Ctr, Operational Costs, $5,000.00
  • Wanganui Airport Control Tower Restoration Group, Stage Two, $5,000.00
  • Wanganui Athletic Football Club, Maintenance of clubrooms, $5,000.00
  • Te Ora Hou Whanganui Incorporated, Stone soup supplies, $5,000.00
  • Whanganui Learning Centre Trust, Equipment, $5,000.00
  • Co-Operating Parish of Waverley/Waitotara, Heat pump, $5,000.00
  • Taihape Area Show Jumping, Horse yards, $5,000.00
  • Wanganui Golf Club Inc, Greens roller., $5,000.00
  • St Marcellin School, Purchasing resources, $4,600.00
  • Heritage Food Crops Research Trust, Books, $4,000.00
  • Wanganui East Bowling Club Inc, Greenmower, $4,000.00
  • Rangitikei College, Catering equipment, $4,000.00
  • Wanganui Motorcycle Club, Plastic Barrier Fencing, $4,000.00
  • WCS Cricket Supporters Club, Run-ups and iPads, $4,000.00
  • Te Reo Irirangi o Whanganui Inc, Heat Pumps, $4,000.00
  • Okoia Envio School, Purchase Chromebooks etc, $4,000.00
  • Presbyterian Support Central, Insulation, $4,000.00
  • Marton and District Pipe Band and Scottish Society, Kilts, $3,000.00
  • Rapanui Brunswick Playcentre, Replacing carpet, $3,000.00
  • Waverley Primary School, iPads, $3,000.00
  • Tutaenui Hall Committee, Heat pumps, $3,000.00
  • Project Marton Incorporated, Office equipment, $3,000.00
  • Marton & Surrounds ICT Hub Charitable Trust, Purchasing 12 iMacs, $3,000.00
  • St Matthews School, Server and Laptops, $2,500.00
  • Wanganui Visually Impaired Indoor Bowing Club, Jubilee Stadium, $2,500.00
  • Taihape Junior Cricket Club, Cricket equipment, $2,500.00
  • Waverley Bowling Club Inc, Dishwasher, $2,200.00
  • Wanganui Boys and Girls Gym Club, Onsite server, $2,200.00
  • South Makirikiri School, Heat Pumps, $2,000.00
  • Westmere School, Chromebooks, $2,000.00
  • Brain Injury Association (Whanganui) Inc, New equipment, $2,000.00
  • Taranaki Regional Council, , $2,000.00
  • Wanganui Kindergarten Association - Harriette Vine, Pinex walls, $2,000.00
  • Wanganui Kindergarten Association - Durie Hill, Installing a pergola, $2,000.00
  • NZ Council of Victim Support Groups Inc, Voluntter Programme, $2,000.00
  • Aranui Primary School, photocopier, $1,700.00
  • Wanganui Riding for the Disabled, Horse power, $1,700.00
  • Bulls & District Community Trust, Updating website, $1,500.00
  • City Mission, Cash register., $1,500.00
  • Royal New Zealand Plunket Society - Waverley/Waitotara, Heat Pump, $1,200.00
  • Mosston School, Epson Visualisers, $1,200.00
  • Wanganui Toy Library, Software and toys, $1,200.00
  • Wanganui Returned and Services Assn INC, Soldiers day, $1,000.00
  • Wanganui Kindergarten Association - Durie Hill, iPads and covers, $1,000.00
  • Taihape Area Dressage Group, Pipes with markers, $1,000.00
  • Taihape Community Development Trust, Computer Equipment, $1,000.00
  • Wanganui Montessori Pre-School, Computer, $1,000.00
  • Aramoho Wanganui Rowing Club, Office, $1,000.00
  • Laura Fergusson Trust Inc, Medical cart, $1,000.00
  • Putiki Wharanui Te Kohanga Reo, Car Seats, $1,000.00
  • Wanganui Kindergarten Association - Taihape, Heat pump, $1,000.00
  • Okoia Hall Committee, Oven, $1,000.00
  • Citizens Advice Bureau Whanganui, Notebook, $900.00
  • Whanganui Safe and Free Inc, Buying a fridge, $880.00
  • Te Whanau OSCAR Mo Nga Tamariki, Purchasing computers, $800.00
  • Converge Trust, Funding for website, $625.00
  • Aramoho Playcentre, Art equipment, $500.00
  • Pukenamu Probus Club Inc, Wireless Mic System, $500.00
  • Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Society, Kitchen Equipment, $500.00
  • Schola Sacra Choir, Music folders, $500.00