Council's rural halls maintenance funding scheme is designed to assist with the building maintenance of halls in the rural and plains areas of Hastings. It does not cover ongoing operational costs or capital development.
Rural Halls Maintenance Fund applications are open
This funding round closes 15 November 2020
All applications must be done via the online grants portal.
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The Rural Halls Maintenance Fund Policy has been updated for the 2020 funding round. The Rural Halls Subcommittee, agreed to remove the mandatory 50% contribution that must be made by the hall. The committee will still prioritise funding to Halls that can show a strong contribution from the Hall Committee or community.
The Rural Community Board has adopted the following priorities as a guideline when assessing applications to the rural halls maintenance fund.
Work required to address identified Health and Safety issues. This includes work on the structure which will maintain or improve strength to meet required standards, and improvements to soil drainage and effluent disposal systems. Other examples include:
Completion of detailed earthquake assessments and subsequent strengthening work
Work required to maintain weather tightness and protect external fabric from deterioration, for example:
Work required to ablution areas and kitchens to maintain imperviousness of floor and walls to service areas.
Please note: Work to food preparation surfaces is included in Priority 1.
Work to maintain appearance in other spaces
For further information read the Rural Halls Maintenance Fund Policy (available in 'related documents' section at the bottom of this page) and/or contact the Community Grants & Projects Advisor.
In May 2020 Hastings District Council, in partnership Rural Community Board where successful in getting additional funding for the below rural halls from the Provincial Growth Fund
|Waikare and District Sports Club||Roofing and Internal repairs||$84,664|
|Matapiro and Districts Recreation Hall||Roofing repairs||$20,407|
|Te Awanga Community Hall||Flooring upgrade||$2,908|
|Kereru Hall||Flooring repairs and planting||$11,280|
|Poukawa Hall||External weatherboard repairs||$34,400|
|Kaiwaka Hall||Builing painting||$4,246|
|Maraekakaho Hall||Electrical and safety enhancements||$132,489|
|Twyford and Raupare Memorial Hall||Hall upgrades||$4,200|
|Sherenden Hall||New water pump||$800|
|Waimarama Maraetotora Memorial Hall||Replace main switchboard and kitchen upgrade||$8,000|
|Matapiro||Upgrade to bathrooms||$3,000|
|Clive Community Hall||Upgrade to Kitchen||$4,000|
|Te Awanga Community Hall||Roof Repair||$3,824|
|Farndon Park||Refinish interior||$3,361|
|Twyford and Raupare Memorial Hall||Install Fire Alarm and Monitering System||$6,288|
|Patoka War Memorial Hall||Heat Pump||$1,733|
|Maraekakaho Hall||Earthquake Strengthening assessment||$5,750|
|Kaiwaka Hall||Replacement of a hot water cylinder and installation||$1,788|
|Te Awanga Hall||Installation of a heat pump into the meeting room||$1,380|
|Clive Community Hall||Upgrade of electrical fittings to gain certificate of compliance||$610|
|Patoka Hall||Installation of heat pump||$1,833|
|Waimarama/Maraetotara Hall||Repair of leaking roof||$6,040|
|Pakowhai Hall||Stormwater upgrade||$1,500|
|Kereru Hall||Hot water system and urinal upgrade||$5,828|
|Waikare & Districts Sports Club||Water system and coolstore repair and replacement costs||$4,119|
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