Lotto funding is helping a group of locals in Featherston to do something about youth delinquency and crime in their town.
The Nelson Cricket Association recently won hosting rights to three World Cup Cricket matches in 2015. This achievement was in no small part a result of the $400,000 grant that the Saxton Field Stadium Society received from Lotto in 2007.
Theatre is alive and thriving in Auckland’s CBD thanks in part to a $6 million Lottery Grant from the significant project fund, awarded in November 2008, for the construction of Q Theatre in Central Auckland.
The Auckland Lantern Festival is celebrated on the first full moon following the Chinese New Year and this year's event is proudly sponsored by Lotto and will be held from 22-24 February at Albert Park.
‘Blue Water Black Magic’ is a tribute to yachting legend Sir Peter Blake, an exhibition at the New Zealand National Maritime Museum which was funded in part by the NZ Lottery Grants Board.
The NZ Lottery Grants Board is a major funder of sportspeople and sporting activities in New Zealand through its support of statutory body Sport NZ - last year, Sport NZ received $34.6 million in lottery grant funds.
Hospice North Shore is committed to providing compassionate care for people with a life limiting illness – and an annual grant from the NZ Lottery Grants Board allows them to administer their extensive Volunteer Programme.
A Lottery Grant of $20,000 is helping the Tasman town of Murchison get organised!
A grant of $21,000 from the Lottery Grants Board is helping break down the isolation for people living in North Canterbury.
A football tournament with a difference has been taking place annually for the last four years in Palmerston North, thanks in part to Lottery Grants Board Manawatu funding.
A small ward of Palmerston North is buzzing with a new community centre and library attracting visitors, thanks to funding from Lottery Grants.
‘Kiwi Flyer The Movie’ hits cinema screens throughout the country in late September, thanks in part to Lottery funding.
The recently opened Hawke’s Bay Plunket Community Hub in Napier, received $250,000 of Lottery funding towards its construction. This is the largest grant given to a regional Plunket group.
They say dress for the job you want, rather than the job you’ve got – but for some women this is hard to do, especially when you’re struggling financially and do not have the confidence to style yourself. This is where Dress for Success is here to help.
Kaibosh is New Zealand’s first dedicated fresh food rescue organisation and one of the 3,000 community groups who received a lottery grant in 2011/2012.
The Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) organisation provides a mentoring programme matching young people with adults in a bid to provide stable and independent role models.
Lotto’s current advertising hero is the lovable wire-haired terrier Wilson. However, in real life, dogs are being trained by lottery grants to enhance the lives of people living with physical disabilities.
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a SuperGran – coming to the rescue with the help of Lotto.
Founded over 100 years, the Plunket society has become a huge part of Kiwi culture, and Lotto wants to keep it that way!
Mainly Music Manukau believes music is the key to a good life, and they’re able to share that message with families thanks to funding from NZ Lotteries.
The Te Wao Nui exhibit at Auckland Zoo showcases New Zealand’s amazing natural history.
A combined Lottery Grant of $45,000 for the Naenae Youth Charitable Trust is helping them run a programme of mentoring and support for at-risk youth aged 11 to 18 years old in the Lower Hutt area
South Taranaki has a new sport, events and recreation centre, thanks in part to a $500,000 NZ Lottery Grants Board Community Facilities Committee grant
A $100,000 Lottery Grant has been awarded to the Wakatipu Wilding Conifer Control Group to assist them in fighting the proliferating pines around Queenstown.
Mana Tiaki, a community based whanau group in Tawa, caters for the needs of Maori living away from their tribal origins, and last year received a $40,000 Lottery Grant towards salaries for co-ordinators.
A substantial Lottery grant has transformed Te Hana, located an hour’s drive north of Auckland, into a ‘17th century’ pā and village to provide a showpiece of Māori culture.
Women with breast cancer in New Zealand have been given the chance to enhance their wellbeing and health thanks to a Lottery Grant of $5,500 to the ‘Casting For Recovery NZ Charitable Trust.’