News & Updates

Trust Board says thanks to Infinity Foundation

In its most recent funding announcement (May 2019), we learned that we would receive a grant of $75,000 from the Infinity Foundation as a ‘contribution towards the construction of our new surf rescue base and mixed use community facility’.  This grant means we are...

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' A charity house “built with love” as a fundraiser for Papamoa Surf Club has been auctioned to the most suitable of potential buyers – a local volunteer lifeguard and his young family.   A 383sq m section at Lot 303 Te Wharo Dr was gifted in December last year...

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Lions Foundation Support x2

The Building Trust is stoked to announce that in the past three months the Lion Foundation has supported our new build cause with two $100,000 grants. The first grant was awarded just before Christmas and the second in March 2019 – meaning they have delivered a...

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Another $400,000 Boost for Pāpāmoa Surf Club

Another major financial boost has been announced for Papamoa's new surf club building, with news BayTrust has approved a $400,000 grant. The Papamoa Community Surf Rescue Base Trust is one of four successful applicants in BayTrust's inaugural Community Amenities...

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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 contractor.

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