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North Canterbury Riding for the Disabled

Riding for the Disabled is a voluntary, not-for-profit organisation that provides opportunities for anyone with a disability to enjoy safe, healthy, stimulating, therapeutic horse riding and horse-related activities. This is the third time that RDA has been a recipient of the Community Fund.

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Coast Guard


Coast Guard North Canterbury

Coast Guard North Canterbury is a volunteer organisation dedicated to saving lives at sea. 

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You, Me, We, Us Kaiapoi

Based in Kaiapoi, You, Me, We, Us is a group of volunteers that hold a variety of community events and initiatives throughout the year. 

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Amberley Pool


Amberley Community Pool Society

The Amberley Community Pool, built in 1927, is owned on the communities’ behalf by the Hurunui District Council. The Amberley Community Pool Society is on a mission to raise funds to ensure that everyone in the community will benefit from being able to use a new indoor heated, all-year-round pool facility. This is the second year that the society has been a recipient of the Community Fund. 

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Rachels House Trust


Rachel's House Trust

Rachel's House Trust supports young parents and families through a variety of means, from offering mentoring services to providing the material needs of young families.

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rangiora High


Rangiora High (Sheppard House)

Sheppard House is one of the house group of Rangiora High School. The house carry out fundraising activities throughout the year for their chosen charity, Ronald McDonald House. 

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Omihi School


Omihi School

Omihi School will put their donation towards an outdoor work space for their tamariki.

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North Canterbury BMX Club

Based in Rangiora, the BMX Club will be putting their donation towards the state-of-the-art BMX track that the club are building. 

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Mini ha has


Mini Ha Ha Horse Haven

The Ha Ha Horse Haven takes in abandoned, abused or neglected mini horses and ponies with the goal of rehabilitating them and finding them permanent homes. The Horse Haven also offers animal therapy sessions.

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Community Choir


Rangiora Community Choir

The Rangiora Community Choir is a friendly 'no audition required' adult choir. They hold several concerts a year. The funding will go towards making their concerts as accessible as possible to the community.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters North Canterbury

The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters is to make a positive difference in the lives of tamariki through strong and enduring, professionally supported, mentoring relationships. Mentors and their little brothers or sisters spend time together doing activities they both enjoy.

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Toy library


Rangiora Toy Library

Rangiora Toy Library is a vibrant and growing non-profit charitable organisation providing fun and educational toys to the children of North Canterbury. The funding will go towards replacing some older, but much loved, toys and new safety equipment.

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Southbrook School has around 350 students from new entrant to year 8. The school will put the funding towards landscaping outdoor areas for their children to enjoy.

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Leithfield School

Leithfield School is a year 1-8 school with a long 150 year history. The donation will go towards projects within the school.

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