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$500,000 In Lottery Grants

$500,000 In Lottery Grants Announced For International Year Of Volunteers

Half-a-million-dollars in Lottery grants has gone to community groups around the country in recognition of the United Nations International Year of Volunteers 2001, Lottery Grants Board Chairperson and Internal Affairs Minister Mark Burton announced today.

The grants awarded are in keeping with the United Nations themes for the Year and have a particular emphasis on training and promoting volunteers, Mark Burton said.

“Volunteering spans most sectors and the grants awarded reflect this.”

Mr Burton pointed to the $5000 which went to the Kiwi Conservation Club for a weekend gathering for volunteer leaders from throughout the country.

“KCC leaders come from many backgrounds and most are simply parents with an interest in conservation. The Lottery grant will enable them to get together to exchange ideas and learn new skills and activities for working with the children.”

The cross section of groups funded was further illustrated by the $2000 awarded to Otago Museum for a promotional campaign to raise awareness of volunteering at the museum and the $1000 to Horowhenua Sea and Rescue to train volunteers in search methods and track and clue awareness, Mark Burton said.

The full list of grant recipients is attached.

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National

AFS Intercultural Programmes Volunteer training for volunteer trainers $3,500
Age Concern (New Zealand) Factsheet to promote volunteering $5,000
Allergy Awareness Association (Inc) Volunteer training workshops $3,000
Alzheimers Society NZ Attend international dementia conference $4,000
Birthright (New Zealand) Inc. Volunteer training seminars(x3) $4,500
CAB - New Zealand Assoc of Citizens Advice Bureau Volunteer trainer cost/hire of venue/equipment $4,000
Dare Foundation of New Zealand Handbooks $5,000
Environment & Conservation Organisations of NZ I Volunteer recruitment workshops $2,500
Epilepsy Association of New Zealand (National) Volunteer training $5,000
ESOL National Association of ESOL Home Tutor Sch Training resource $5,000
IHC New Zealand Inc Display boards promoting volunteers $3,000
Kiwi Conservation Club Volunteer leader training $5,000
La Leche League NZ Volunteers Enrichment Course $4,000
N Z Council of Victim Support Groups Training manual $5,000
National Collective of Independent Women's Refuge Volunteer pamphlet $5,000
National Council of YMCAs of New Zealand Inc. Update/print YMCA's volunteer orientation $3,500
NZ Historic Places Trust Volunteer training hui $5,000
Prisoners Aid & Rehabilitation Society - a National Promote volunteering seminars $5,000
Royal Forest & Bird Protection Society (National) Volunteer handbook $3,500
Te Ora Hou (Aotearoa) Inc Volunteer recruitment brochure/training $1,960
The Spirit of Adventure Voyagers' Club Volunteer leading hands training programme $5,000
Toy Library Federation of New Zealand Volunteer training roadshow $5,000
Volunteer Service Abroad Volunteer recruitment $2,000

Northland Region

Alzheimers Society Northland Training seminar $1,000
GG - Girl Guides Northland Volunteer training $1,000
Hosp - Northland Hospice Society Inc. Volunteer training $2,400
Kaipara Palliative Care Society Two-day special training $2,000
Ngati Kahu Social Services Inc. Promotional pamphlets $1,000
One Double Five Whare Roopu Community House Volunteer training $250
Playcentre Kawakawa - Whakarongorua First aid course $1,280
Playcentre Kerikeri Volunteer training $1,000
Playcentre Okaihau First aid course $1,280
RC Far North Women and Children Fresh Start Sup Volunteer training $750
RC Whangarei Rape Crisis Group Volunteer training $500
SCO Scout Association of NZ - Northland Area Leaders activity/workshop weekend $2,000
Victim Support Whangarei Volunteer training $2,000

Auckland Region

Age Concern (North Shore) Volunteer training $4,000
Alzheimers Foundation (Auckland) Video for recruiting of volunteers $3,500
Auckland Conductive Education Foundation Part of tutor costs $1,500
Auckland Migrant Centre Incorporated Volunteer training programme $5,000
Auckland Museum Volunteer programme $4,000
Auckland Volunteer Centre Trust Regional conference $3,000
Birthright (Auckland) Volunteer training $1,000
CAB - Mangere Citizens Advice Bureau Promote volunteer awareness $1,000
CAB - Mt Roskill Citizens Advice Bureau Poster print/lamination $200
CAB - Ponsonby Citizens Advice Bureau Inc Training volunteers on internet $1,000
Care Waitakere Trust Volunteer computer courses training $1,300
Central Auckland Chinese Association Volunteer training $3,000
Communicare Seminar $1,500
COSS North Shore Council of Community & Social S Volunteer training $1,900
Devonport Historical & Museum Society Inc Volunteer training oral history & computers $3,000
Diabetes Auckland Inc. Promotional brochure/seminar $1,500
Friendship House Trust Volunteer training $2,500
Harbour Campus Life One-day project hui & weekly project $2,000
Hosp - North Shore Hospice Trust Training $800
Hosp - West Auckland Hospice Homecare Promoting volunteers newspaper feature $3,500
Hosp - Hospices of Auckland Volunteer training $2,000
Kaipara Youth Centre Volunteer training $500
New Zealand Trust for Conservation Volunteers Inc. Brochure promoting volunteering $1,000
Older Women's Network North Shore Inc Committee procedures training $600
People's Centre - Auckland Volunteer recruitment $2,000
Playcentre Assn North Shore Training workshops for five associations $2,500
Playcentre Assn North Shore Training Association treasurers
Playcentre Takanini Volunteer training $1,500
Playcentres Assn Auckland Pamphlets & training hui wananga $5,000
Pregnancy Help Inc - Auckland Volunteer training $1,000
Royal NZ Foundation for the Blind Auckland Volunteer training video $2,000
Safer Rodney Community Council Volunteer training $2,000
Saftinet Volunteer training $2,500
Te Araroa Trust Inc. Volunteer recruiting $3,000
Tenants Protection Association Volunteer training $1,000
The Auckland District Kidney Society Inc. Advertising $406
Victim Support Hibiscus Coast Volunteer training $2,000
Waitakere Multicultural Society Inc Volunteer training $2,000
Youthline Counselling Service Auckland Inc. Publication promoting volunteering $2,500

Waikato Region

Age Concern (Hamilton) Develop/run volunteer training course $1,000
CAB - Cambridge Citizens Advice Bureau Volunteer computer training $3,000
CAB - Taupo Citizens Advice Bureau Volunteer computer training $1,500
CAB - Thames Citizens Advice Bureau Inc Advertising for new volunteers $300
CAB - Turangi Citizens Advice Bureau Inc Volunteer computer training $1,000
CAPS Hauraki Inc Promote foster care service & volunteer training $3,000
COSS Taupo Volunteer newspaper profile $1,000
GG - Guides New Zealand Tokoroa Volunteer training $600
Hamilton Permaculture Trust Volunteer workshops $2,000
Kainga Aroha Society Inc. Volunteer training seminars $1,000
Kapanga Te Kohanga Reo Volunteer training $1,000
LA - Literacy Waitomo Volunteer training $1,000
Link House Volunteer training $2,000
Overdale Community Centre Charitable Trust Inc. Training $500
Rural Women New Zealand (Galatea Branch) Volunteer seminar
$600
Te Kopua Marae Monthly weekend volunteer training $1,500
Thames Coast Community Kindergarten Incorporat Childcare first aid course for volunteers $2,400
Victim Support Group South Waikato Volunteer hui and training day $1,000
Victim Support Hauraki Volunteer training $2,500
Volunteering Waikato Advertising/media releases/brochures $2,500
Waihi Community Resource Centre Training for volunteers management committee $1,000
Waikato Adult Reading and Learning Assistance Inc Volunteer training $1,000
Waikato Women's Health Support Information and E Volunteer training manuals/pamphlets $700
WEN Community Agency Incorporated Volunteers' seminar $650
Whitianga Community Resource Centre First aid course $1,000
YWCA (Hamilton) First aid training $1,422

Bay of Plenty Region

Alzheimers Society Tauranga Volunteer training $1,000
Alzheimers Society Whakatane Volunteer training/material $2,000
Arthritis Foundation (Bay of Plenty Division) Volunteer training $500
Bay of Plenty Development Foundation Brochures/advertising $2,000
Deaf Association of NZ Inc (Bay of Plenty) Volunteer training $2,000
Disabilities Resource Centre Trust Volunteer training programme $1,500
Disability Community Trust Inc. Manual preparation/printing $2,500
Kawerau Maori Women's Welfare League Volunteer training/recruitment $2,500
Merivale Community Inc. Volunteer training $1,000
Schizophrenia Fellowship Rotorua Volunteer training - care of family member $1,000
Stroke Foundation (Western Bay of Plenty) Advertising/training resources $1,000
Tauranga Budget Advisory Service (Inc) Training targetted at non-operational budget $500
Tauranga Museum Volunteer training $2,082
Tauranga Ongoing Pain Support (Inc) Booklet $500
Te Hunga Manaaki O Te Puke Volunteer training $2,500
The Elms Foundation Volunteer training $1,000
Toughlove Coastal Bay of Plenty Inc. Training materials $1,000
Victim Support Tauranga Volunteer training at four-day retreat $1,000
Waipuna Hospice Inc Conference to promote volunteering $5,000
Youth for Christ (Tauranga) Volunteer training $1,000
YWCA (Rotorua) Inc Three-day training hui $3,800
Zipper Cardia Support Club (NZ) Inc Volunteer training $1,500

Gisborne Region

Arohaina Resource Centre for the Over 60's One-day training workshop for volunteers $1,291
CAB - Gisborne Citizens Advice Bureau Volunteer training $1,400
Multiple Sclerosis Gisborne East Coast Society Inc Volunteer training $1,000
Parkinsonism Society (Gisborne) Volunteer training $560
Stroke Support Group Inc Gisborne Manuals $1,000
Tokomaru Bay Community Group Charitable Trust Brochures $1,000
Youth for Christ (Gisborne) Inc. Volunteer training $3,800

Hawkes Bay Region

Age Concern (Hastings) Volunteer training $1,000
Alzheimers Society Napier Inc Volunteer training $1,230
Cook Islands Community Centre Society Inc Volunteer programme $3,500
Heretaunga Caring Kiwi Trust Training workshops $2,000
LA - Dannevirke Adult Reading and Learning Assist Advertising for volunteers $350
Lifeline (Hawkes Bay) Inc Volunteer training $400
Presbyterian Support (East Coast) Volunteer training $1,000
Riding for the Disabled Assn Inc Hawkes Bay Group Level one training for new volunteers $500
Riding for the Disabled Napier Group Information leaflet to recruit volunteers $500
St James Anglican Care for the Elderly Recruit/train new volunteers $2,000

Taranaki Region

Arthritis Foundation (Taranaki Division) Tutor costs $500
CAB - Taumarunui Citizens Advice Bureau Volunteer computer training $350
GG - Girl Guides Taranaki - Waiwakaiho District Volunteer training $500
RC New Plymouth Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Cen Weekend training programme for volunteers $1,000
Rural Women New Zealand Central Region (4) Volunteer training $2,200
Victim Support New Plymouth Volunteer workshops(x2) $2,000
Youth For Christ (Taranaki) Volunteer recruitment brochure $2,000

Manawatu-Wanganui Region

Alzheimers Society Manawatu First aid courses $1,100
Birthright (Palmerston North) Inc Volunteer information packs $2,000
CAB - Otaki Citizens Advice Bureau Computer training $1,000
Cancer Society of NZ Manawatu Centre Volunteer training $2,500
GG - Horowhenua Guides New Zealand Conference attendance(10 leaders) $1,000
Horowhenua Search and Rescue Volunteer training $4,000
Horowhenua Unemployed Beneficiaries Community Publications $300
King Country Search and Rescue Volunteer first aid training $900
Manawatu Access Radio Trust Volunteer training $1,200
Manawatu Lesbian and Gay Rights Association (Inc) Telephone counselling training $500
Manchester House Social Services Society Inc Newspaper advertising for volunteers $900
NZ Red Cross Society - East West Region Volunteer recruitment brochure $1,200
Palmerston North Street Van Inc Volunteer training $1,620
Parentline Manawatu Inc Volunteer education programme $2,000
Samaritans (Wanganui) Promotional publications/training manuals $1,500
Social Issues Network Council of Social Services Social services expo for social service $1,000
Stroke Foundation (Palmerston North) Volunteer training in first aid $500
Taumarunui Christian Foodbank Trust Volunteer promotion/recruitment $450
Te Marie Community Trust Inc Advertising $1,000
Victim Support Taumarunui Volunteer recruitment leaflet campaign $1,000
Victim Support Waimarino Volunteer training $500
Wanganui-Rangitikei-Waimarino Centre of the Cance Volunteer training $4,380
Women's Centre ( Wanganui ) Inc. Volunteer training $2,000
Youth One Stop Shop Volunteer pamphlets $1,200

Wellington Region

Age Concern (Wellington) Advertising/seminars for volunteers $2,500
CAB - Aro Valley Citizens Advice Bureau Inc Volunteer training $700
CAB - Central City Citizens Advice Bureau Training workshop guest speaker/venue hire $500
CAB - Eastern Suburbs Citizens Advice Bureau Inc Newspaper advertising for volunteers $200
CG - Waikanae Boating Club Promotion of volunteer recruitment $1,500
Friends Who Care Expand volunteers' training programme $700
Hearing Association (Wellington) Volunteer computer training $1,500
Hosp - Hospice Mary Potter (Wellington) Grief workshops/venue cost $1,400
Hosp - Te Omanga Hospice Trust Volunteer workshop $5,000
Island Bay Community Resource Centre Training $1,000
Kapiti Women's Health Collective Publicity $480
Marsden Day Care Trust First aid course $1,000
Miramar Community Centre Brochures/posters/advertisements $500
Porirua Community Services Centre Manuals $1,600
Porirua Living Without Violence Volunteer recruitment/training $1,500
Porirua Supergrans Trust Volunteer training $2,000
Post and Ante-Natal Distress Support Group Inc Volunteer training seminar $1,000
Pregnancy Help Inc. (Wellington) Recruiting volunteers poster 2001 $2,000
Raukawa Marae Information & Support Service Volunteer training $600
RC Hutt Rape Counselling Network Inc Volunteer training/brochure $1,000
RC Wellington Independent Rape Crisis Centre Inc. Volunteer training $1,000
Riding for the Disabled (Wairarapa) Library of books/video tapes $500
SCO First Wainuiomata Parish Scout Group Advertising for volunteer recruitment $550
Te Watea Society Inc. Community Services Volunteer training/training workshop $500
Toy Library (Carterton) Volunteer training $3,000
Upper Hutt Women's Centre Training workshops for volunteers/members $1,000
Wainuiomata Community Resource Centre Training workshops $2,500
Wellington People's Resource Centre Volunteer manual $3,700
Wellington Women's Health Collective Volunteer training $2,500
Wesley Wellington Mission Brochure/advertising $3,000

Nelson-Marlborough Region

Abel Tasman Educational Trust Volunteer hui $1,500
ESOL Marlborough Home Tutor Scheme Inc Volunteers Seminar March 2001 $900
Kaikoura Historical Society Oral history training for volunteers $500
Lifeline Nelson Inc Advertising - volunteer recruitment $1,000
Marlborough Community Workers Forum Administering with excellence workshop $1,000
Motu Weka Neighbourhood Centre Incorporated Training volunteers $1,200
Motueka Group, Riding for the Disabled Assn Inc. First Aid training $500
Murchison Community Resource Centre Inc Brochure/training seminars $1,100
Nelson Volunteer Centre and Citizens Advocacy Tru Training course/awareness week $1,200
Riding for the Disabled Inc Marlborough First aid training $500
Riding for the Disabled Inc Whakatu Group Volunteer packs $220
Riding for the Disabled Kaikoura Volunteer training $220
Rural Women New Zealand Golden Bay Provincial Volunteer training $1,800
Tasman Bays Community Broadcasting Society Inc. Radio programmes promoting volunteering $1,000
Women in Nelson Incorporated Volunteer training $2,700


West Coast Region

CAB - Buller Citizens Advice Bureau Pamphlet promoting volunteering $774
Reefton Who Cares Incorporated Volunteer recruitment/training $2,000

Canterbury Region

Addington Community House Incorporated One-day seminar on cultural safety for volunteer $200
Age Concern (Canterbury) Brochures to recruit volunteers $2,000
Alzheimers Society Canterbury Training facilitators $940
Cancer Society of NZ - Canterbury-West Coast Volunteer training $5,000
CCS - Canterbury/West Coast First aid course/bi-cultural training $2,000
Christchurch Community Law Centre Caseworker guides $1,000
Christchurch Group Riding for the Disabled (Inc) Volunteer recruitment brochure $800
Crossover Trust Volunteer training conference $2,000
Family Support Agency Incorporated Newspaper promotion $1,500
GG - Canterbury North Province Guides N Z Volunteer training $200
GG - East/West Canterbury Province Girl Guides Weave leadership training course $1,000
GG - Girl Guides Association of N Z Waihi District 'Weave 2001', Hamilton attendance $500
Home and Family Society (Christchurch) Inc. Volunteer training $3,000
Just Us Youth Inc Training volunteer leaders $1,000
Kaiapoi District Senior Citizens & Friends Day Cent Volunteer training day $500
Linwood Community House Training courses $1,000
MacKenzie Community Enhancement Board Community seminar $470
Marralomeda Charitable Trust Incorporated Recruitment leaflet $400
Nurse Maude Association Volunteer training Bereavement Support
programme $2,000
NZ Red Cross Society - Canterbury/West Coast Regi Volunteer training $3,500
Oxford Budget Boutique Promoting volunteering $500
Oxford Community Rooms Trust. Volunteer training $500
Oxford Search and Rescue Group Promotion/training - volunteers $500
Presbyterian Support - Upper South Island First Aid/AA driver training/advertisements $2,000
Presbyterian Support Services - South Canterbury Volunteer training $1,000
Rangiora & Districts Early Records Society 328 Brochure promoting volunteering $500
Royal NZ Air Force Museum Trust Board Volunteer training $2,000
Social Service Council of the Diocese of Christchurc Volunteer training $2,000
South Canterbury Hospice Inc. Volunteer training $2,000
SWAP Solo Women as Parents Advertising $1,200
Toughlove Upper South Island Inc. Volunteer training $3,000
Victim Support Christchurch Volunteer training in cultural awareness $500
Waimakariri District Community Development Trus Volunteer training/recruitment $3,000
Waimakariri District Council Volunteer recruitment/training $2,500
YWCA (Christchurch) First aid/CPR training $2,600

Otago Region

Age Concern (Otago) Volunteer training $3,000
Alexandra/Clyde & Districts Co-ordinator of Volunt Volunteer training $860
CAB - Dunedin Citizens Advice Bureau Volunteer computer training $780
CCS - Otago Volunteer recruitment/training $3,500
GG - Girl Guides Association (Otago Province) Volunteer leader training $1,000
GG - Girl Guides Burns District Volunteer leader training at 'Weave 2001' $1,000
Hosp - Hospice Otago Community Trust Volunteer recruitment/training $2,400
LA - North Otago Literacy Treaty of Waitangi volunteer training $1,500
Lakes District Safer Communities Volunteer training $1,500
NZ Red Cross - Southern Volunteer recruitment $5,000
Otago & Southland Division of the Cancer Society of Volunteer training - Otago $1,500
Otago & Southland Division of the Cancer Society of Volunteer training - Southland $1,000
Otago Excursion Train Trust Volunteer training $1,000
Otago Museum Promotional campaign $2,000
Positively Clutha Women Advertising/promotion - workshops $2,000
Prisoners Aid & Rehabilitation Society - Otago Volunteer training $1,000
RC Dunedin Rape Crisis Volunteer training/recruitment $3,000
RC Queenstown Family Violence and Rape Crisis Soc Rewrite/facilitate volunteer training programme $1,000
Strive Charitable Trust Volunteer training $1,500
Te Hou Ora Otepoti (Dunedin) Inc Advertising/recruitment $1,000

Southland Region

Age Concern (Southland) Venue hire/lunch/speaker costs o $670
CCS - Southland Volunteer training $275
Disabilities Resource Centre Southland Incorporated Volunteer training workshop $3,500
GG - Girl Guides Assn N Z Rosedale District Weave training conference $500
GG - Girl Guides Association (Southland Province) Facilitator fees $1,500
Gore District Historical Society Volunteer training $2,000
Lifeline Invercargill Incorporated Volunteer recruitment advertising $1,500
Multiple Sclerosis Southland Society Inc Advertising $250
Riding for Disabled Association N Z Southland Group Brochures/newspaper advertising $2,000
SCO Southland Area Scout Association Recruitment campaign/video for
Scouting Southland $1,000
Southland Kindergarten Association Volunteer training in time management $5,000
Te Oraka - Aparima Runaka Inc Volunteer training $1,900
The Outreach Committee of the Invercargill Method Volunteer training/brochures $2,000

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