$20k Grant approved - Whoop whoop!!

Updated: Sep 27, 2021

TMBC are absolutely stoked to have been granted $20k from the Thames Community Board to go towards our Karaka dual use hiking and cycling track upgrade.

Thames Community Board has allocated Community Grant funding to a range of not-for-profit groups providing recreation, event and social service activities.

Some successful applications include:

  • Thames Mountain Biking Club - $20,000 to upgrade four kilometers of Karaka Track up to its junction with Waiotahi Track;

  • Thames Music and Drama - $4,225 for the hire of Thames War Memorial Civic Centre to mount their Mamma Mia production in May 2022;

  • Thames Business Association - $2,300 for traffic management for the Santa Dash and Santa Parade in December 2021;

  • Beach Hop Festival - $7,045 for traffic management for a day trip to Thames in March 2022.

The Board received applications totaling $196,895.69 to its $75,000 fund.

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