News & Updates

Christmas Comes Early for Papamoa Surf Club

Christmas has come early for the Papamoa Surf Club with a charity house and land project likely to deliver $450,000 to the Club’s rebuild project. The 383m2 section has been donated by Terrace Views and the 182m2 house is being built by G.J. Gardner Homes and their...

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Almost ready to Go!

The Trust is pleased to announce that the building consent has been issued for our new facility. We have also secured 80% of the project budget so all efforts are now focused on obtaining the remaining funds to start construction in April 2019.

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TECT Support Us, Again!

The Trust is excited to announce that TECT have once again supported our project with an incredible grant of $500,000. This now brings TECT’s contribution to the project to $900,000. We are so appreciative of the support TECT is providing to our community. Read more...

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Grassroots Trust Funding Commitment

The Trust is excited to announce a funding commitment from the Grassroots Trust of $300,000 towards the new build project. This commitment is a significant addition towards our funding goals and reaching our target of commencing construction in 2019. The Trust would...

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Main Contractor Appointed

The Trust is pleased to announce that after a competitive tender process that Naylor Love has been appointed as the preferred contractor for the construction phase of the project. Once the remaining project funding is secured a formal contract will be entered into....

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Detailed Design is Finished

The detailed design of the new surf rescue bas has been completed by the consultant team. The next step is the lodging of a building consent in March and engagement of a building...

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New Zealand Lottery Grants Board Award

The Trust is excited to announce a grant from the NZ Lottery Grants Board of $500,000. This significant contribution paves the way towards the Trust meeting its funding goals in 2018.

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Project Update – We’ve been busy.

Check out the attached report from the Chairman of the Trust as presented at the recent Surf Club AGM. There have been a number of crucial achievements in the last 12 months that are paving the way to the project becoming a reality. Read it here:  2017 Surf Club...

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New Submissions of Support for New Build Project

Check out the Trust’s submission of support for the Tauranga City Council 2017/18 Annual Plan which budgets for $950,000 for the new build project. Council needs to see your support for this budgeted amount, so if you have not done so already please register as a...

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Funding Update – Exciting News 

In late December 2016, the Trust Board was advised that TECT has approved a grant for $400,000.  It goes without saying that this grant provides a significant contribution towards our goal to complete a new surf rescue base to serve the ever expanding needs of the...

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