About the fund
How to apply
Approximately $9,500 is available to allocate per year. One funding round is held each year.
Application for the rural travel fund is open to rural sports clubs and rural school teams with young people aged between 5 and 19 years who require subsidies to assist with transport expenses to local sporting competitions.
Funding is not provided for the purpose of travel to regional or national events.
The following criteria shall be applied when considering applications for funding. School club teams and sport club teams are defined as:
“a school club team participating in regular local sport competition out of school time, that excludes inter school and intra school competitions played during school time” and/or “a sports club team participating in organised, regular sport competition through club membership outside of school time”.
You can contact Joseph Hayes, the Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund Administrator for Opotiki District Council, by phone on (07) 3153031 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.