Sports Travel

​​Funding rounds for the Sport New Zealand Rural Travel Fund are in April and September each year. Applications forms will be available on our website or from our offices when funding rounds are open.

Funding round now open - applications close 30 April 2019. See below for details.


Applications for the rural travel fund is open to rural sports clubs and rural schools teams with young people aged between 5 – 19 years who require subsidies to assist with transport expenses to local sporting competitions.
Sport club teams and School club teams are defined as:

  • a sports club team participating in organised sport competition through club membership outside of school time; and/or
  • a school club team participating in local sport competition in weekends, that exclude inter school and intra school competitions played during school time.

Applications can only be made by clubs and schools within the Grey District area.

 Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund Guidelines (PDF, 438KB)


Recipients from the second funding round of 2018/2019 include:

  • Greymouth Amateur Swim Club
  • Greymouth Junior Athletics Club
  • John Paul High School


Applications for financial assistance under the Sport New Zealand Travel Fund are now being called for, with a total of approximately $4,500 available for distribution to junior winter sport.

Refer above for criteria. For further information on this fund, please contact the Grey District Council:

Application forms can be downloaded below or picked up from Grey District Council offices, Grey District Library and the Runanga Service Centre.

Applications close at 4pm on Monday 30 April 2019.

 Application form - Sport New Zealand Travel Fund​ (PDF, 38KB)

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