This fund provides financial support for those Manawatū residents who have been selected to represent the district or New Zealand in the field of arts, sport or culture to enable them to participate and be an effective ambassador in our community.
Applications are open monthly, closing the last Tuesday of each month, with the exception of December where there is no funding round.
Manchester Street School Robotics Team - $3,000
Funding towards their trip to the 2018 Vex Robotics World Championship in Kentucky, USA.
Brooke Fitch - $1,000
Funding towards her trip to represent New Zealand at the Barefoot Water Ski World Championship in Ontario, Canada.
Maraea Graham - $650
Funding towards her trip to represent Manawatu at the Under 16 New Zealand Junior Touch Tournament in Rotorua.
Jack Lewar - $500
Funding towards his trip to represent New Zealand at the inaugural World Para Athletics Junior Championship in Switzerland.
Check criteria and apply
Read the Community Development Policy (1MB pdf)
Representative Fund Application Form (62KB docx)
Representative Fund Application Form (154KB pdf)