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 Wednesday, 1 April 2015 at 10.00 am.





Pippa Coom

Deputy Chairperson

Deborah Yates


Shale Chambers


Rob Thomas



Waitematā Local Board Grants Committee

01 April 2015




1          Welcome



2          Apologies


There were no apologies.



3          Declaration of Interest


Member Pippa Coom declared a conflict of interest, and took no part in the decision making on the application from the Connected Media Charitable Trust.


4          Confirmation of Minutes


Resolution number WTMG/2015/1

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

That the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Monday, 24 November 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



Public Forum - The K’ Road Business Association (Kathy Moriaty and Edward Bennett)


Resolution number WTMG/2015/2

MOVED by Chairperson PJ Coom, seconded by Member RAH Thomas:  

That Kathy Moriaty and Edward Bennett from the K’ Road Business Association be thanked for their presentation and attendance.




10        Extraordinary Business


There was no extraordinary business.


11        Notices of Motion


There were no notices of motion.



Waitematā Local Board Community Funding - Round Three 2014/2015


Resolution number WTMG/2015/3

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

a)    That the Waitematā Local Board Community Funding – Round Three 2014/2015 report be received.

b)    That the late application from the Kelmarna Gardens Trust Board be accepted.


Secretarial Note:  The Chairperson with the consent of the meeting adjourned the meeting.


10.15 am         The meeting adjourned.

11.30 pm         The meeting reconvened.


Resolution number WTMG/2015/4

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

c)    That the Waitematā Local Board Grants Committee recommends to the Waitematā Local Board business meeting scheduled to be held on 14 April 2015 that the following grants be made from the Board’s Community Grants Fund for Round Three 2014/2015:          

Organisation Name

Project Title

Amount Requested

Amount Granted



The Learning Collaborative

Academic coaching service delivery



Decline as supporting core curriculum of schools and is for profit

Bach Musica NZ Inc

Hire of a venue for ‘The Liturgy of St John Chrysostom’



Decline as there is a low community outcome

The Karangahape Road Business Association

A History of Myers Park publication



Approve subject to editorial approval by the Waitematā Local Board

Auckland Sexual Abuse HELP Foundation Charitable Trust

‘We Can Keep Safe’ a personal safety programme for children and their caregivers



Approve for AUT early childhood centre

Grafton Residents Association

Printing of four newsletters



Approve towards printing costs

Grafton Residents Association

Printing our heritage brochure of Grafton



Approve towards printing of the Grafton heritage brochure

Youthline Auckland Charitable Trust

Volunteer Training: Delivery of basic youth and community counselling courses



Decline as the application is for ongoing service delivery rather than a specific community project

The People of Auckland Community Trust

Trust administration support wages for all trust activities



Decline as the application is for ongoing service delivery rather than a specific community project

Freemans Bay Residents Association

Freemans Bay Residents Association membership maintenance and a communication software package purchase



Approve towards software package and printing

Lifewise (legal name The Lifewise Trust)

Homeless Support Service design and install a sign and promotion



Approve towards community noticeboard and signage

The Black Grace Trust

Community outreach rehearsal with Black Grace Dance Company




Approve subject to delivery of live rehearsal(s) in Waitematā Local Board area

Action Education Inc.

Facilitator fee for spoken word workshops in the Waitemata area 



Decline as the application is for ongoing service delivery rather than a specific community project

Parnell Heritage

Printing of Parnell Heritage Journal issue five 2015



Approve towards printing and design costs

Splice (legal name, Methodist Mission Northern)

“A Splice of Auckland Life” television documentary and printing of a publication



Approve towards funding towards production cost and printing of RuffRag publication

Connected Media Charitable Trust

“The Outlook for Someday” free one-day film-making workshop in central Auckland




Rainbow Youth Incorporated

Establishing a youth executive to guide the Human Rights forum of the Asia-Pacific Outgames 2016



Decline and encourage to re-apply once the project has been further defined

Auckland Women's Centre

Positive parenting computer, indoor banners and tables for the community training room.



Approve towards folding tables, banners and replacement computer






Auckland Young Women’s Christian Association T/A YWCA Auckland

Protect Self Defence "Safe for Life" workshops



Decline as there is insufficient evidence of community benefit

PHAB Association (Auckland) Inc

Youth worker wages contribution



Decline as the application is for ongoing service delivery rather than a specific community project

The Parenting Place - Attitude Youth Division

Mental health and wellbeing presentations and resources designed to build resilience in young people



Approve for presentations at Auckland Girls Grammar, St Peters College, St Paul’s college, St Mary’s College, Parnell College Western Springs College and handbooks


Migrant Action Trust

Employment forum and New Migrants JobFest equipment hire



Approve towards equipment hire and printing

Recreate NZ

Three 'Urban Youth' Social events/outings in Ponsonby, Parnell and Newmarket 2016



Approve towards costs of activities

Kelmarna Gardens Trust Board                        

Kelmarna Gardens Set-Up



Approve for materials and contractor costs












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     Kelmarna Gardens Trust Board



13        Consideration of Extraordinary Items


There was no consideration of extraordinary items.  




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