Waitematā Local Board Grants Committee






Minutes of a meeting of the Waitematā Local Board Grants Committee held in the Waitematā Local Board Room, Level 2, 35 Graham Street, Auckland on Monday, 24 November 2014 at 10.04 am.





Pippa Coom


Deputy Chairperson

Deborah Yates



Shale Chambers





Member Rob Thomas




Waitematā Local Board Grants Committee

24 November 2014



1          Welcome


2          Apologies


Resolution number WTMG/2014/9

MOVED by Member S Chambers, seconded by Deputy Chairperson DA Yates:  

That an apology from Member Rob Thomas for absence, be accepted.



 3         Declaration of Interest


There were no declarations of interest.


4          Confirmation of Minutes


Resolution number WTMG/2014/10

MOVED by Chairperson PJ Coom, seconded by Member S Chambers:  

That the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Monday, 25 August 2014, be confirmed, as a true and correct record.



5          Leave of Absence


There were no leaves of absence.


6          Acknowledgements


There were no acknowledgements.


7          Petitions


There were no petitions.


8          Deputations


There were no deputations.


9          Public Forum


9.1       Hum and Falling Apple Charitable Trust


Rosie Armitage spoke on behalf of the Hum and Falling Apple Charitable Trust, in support of the application.


10        Extraordinary Business


There was no extraordinary business.


11        Notices of Motion


There were no notices of motion.


Adjournment of Meeting

Resolution number WTMG/2014/11

MOVED by Chairperson PJ Coom, seconded by Member S Chambers:  

That the Waitematā Local Board Grants Committee agree to adjourn the meeting.


10.45 am         The meeting adjourned.

12.07 pm         The meeting reconvened.



Waitematā Local Boar d Discretionary Community Funding: Round Two 2014-2015


Resolution number WTMG/2014/12

MOVED by Chairperson PJ Coom, seconded by Deputy Chairperson DA Yates:  

a)         That the Waitematā Local Board Discretionary Community Funding:  Round Two 2014-2015 report be received.

b)         That the late application from the Crackerjack Promotions Ltd be accepted.

c)         That the Waitematā Local Board Grants Committee recommends to the Waitematā Local Board business meeting scheduled to be held on 9 December 2014 the following:

i)       That the following grants be made from the Board’s Community Grants Fund for 2014/2015:

Table One: Waitemata Local Board Community Grants Fund Applications:

Organisation Name

Project Title

Amount Requested


Grants Committee Recommendation



The People of Auckland Community Trust

Urban People. A supportive community on a journey of change






Towards the cost of meals for the Urban People programme.

Alternative Bindings

Alternative Bindings Writing Seminar at Pride 2015



Towards tutor and registration costs for the Alternative Bindings writing seminar

Saint Columba Anglican Church and Community Centre

He timatatanga hou - New beginnings



Decline as many applications were received and the group has recently received funding from the local board

Afe Kae So Trust

Operational expenses



Decline as the application is for a project outside of the Waitemata Local Board.

Auckland Badminton Association

Community and University Programme



Towards equipment and hall hire to run a community badminton programme.

The Documentary New Zealand Trust

Documentary Edge Festival 2015




Subject to confirmation of the amount of regional funding received. 

The Parenting Place - Attitude Youth Division

Attitude programmes in Waitemata high schools 2015



Decline as the applicant is regional rather than local and has received funding from the Auckland Council central fund.

Youthline Auckland Charitable Trust

Senior Volunteer Supervision and Training



Decline as the application is for ongoing service delivery rather than a specific community project and is above grant maximum.

New Zealand Dance Advancement Trust

The NZ Dance Company Youth Engagement Programme April 2015



Towards mentor dancers’ fees for youth engagement programme.

Tumeke Cycle Space Inc

Community bike workshop 2015



Towards delivery of the community bike workshop and rent

Hum and Falling Apple Charitable Trust

Community space and restorative project










Decline supporting operational costs until the court proceedings have been resolved.  Application is also above grant maximum.

Urban Pantry Charitable Trust

Growing the future







Towards promotion, seeds, seed-raising mix, vege mix and project co-ordination.

Japanese Society of Auckland

Japan Day 2015





Toward venue hire for Japan Day.

Crackerjack Promotions Ltd

Auckland International Buskers Festival








Towards delivery of the Auckland International Buskers festival on Auckland Anniversary weekend.



$104, 731






A copy of the tabled document has been placed on the file copy of the minutes and can be viewed on Auckland Council’s website.



a     Crackerjack Promotions Ltd  


13        Consideration of Extraordinary Items


There was no consideration of extraordinary items.


12.10 pm                                            The Chairperson thanked Members for their attendance and attention to business and declared the meeting closed.