Update 1. 25 March 2019

Sport NZ rural travel funding applications now closed for 2018/19.

Applications closed at 4pm, Friday 22 March 2019.

Kids sport

Up to $8,978.75 (excluding GST) is available for sports groups and schools.

The fund is designed to help subsidise rural travel for junior teams aged between 5-19 years. It helps school and club sports teams participate in local sporting competitions.

The fund is not available for travelling to regional or national events or to one-off events. The fund is intended for school sports teams or sports clubs teams, defined as:

  • a school club team participating in regular local sport competition out of school time, that excludes inter school and intra school competitions played during school time", and/or
  • a sports club team participating in organised, regular sport competition through club membership outside of school time.
  • Read Rural Travel Fund Guidelines [PDF, 542 KB].

For further information or advice on your application please contact Orrin Kapua on (03) 3050 033, or at orrin@cic.govt.nz