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.


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.


Recipients from the second funding round of 2019/2020 include:

  • ​​Greymo​uth Amateur Swimming Club


Applications for financial grants can now be made under the Sport New Zealand Rural Travel Fund. A total of approximately $11,500 is available for distribution to junior summer sport.

Please see above for criteria. Application forms and further information can be downloaded below or picked up from:

  • Grey District Council offices
  • Runanga Service Centre
  • Grey District Library

If you require further assistance, please contact:

Grey District Council
Telephone 769 8600

Applications close at 4pm on Thursday 30 April 2020.

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