Fund­ing for Maija

Waipa Post - - Crimeline -

From Page 18.

Ma­jor spon­sors and sup­port­ers of the night are Delaval, Gib­son Ru­ral Con­struc­tion, Lans­downe Park, the Fuller­ton fam­ily, James & Son, McGre­gors Farm Ser­vices, Waipa District Coun­cil, Te Awa­mutu Courier and the many other sup­port­ers and spon­sors of Mys­tery Creek Polo.

For fur­ther en­quiries re­gard­ing the polo games, con­tact David Fuller­ton 021686430 or Si­mon Keyte 021550367.

Check out the Ohaupo¯ ¯ Com­mu­nity Sport and Recre­ation Cen­tre tent at the polo.

Camp­bell Thomas and Deb­bie Young will be in at­ten­dance to field any ques­tions re­gard­ing the build­ing¯project.

The Ohaupo¯ Com­mu­nity Sport and Recre­ation Cen­tre will be lo­cated at O¯ haupo¯ Me­mo­rial Park. The Cen­tre in­cludes a com­mu­nity hall, clu­b­room space for O¯ haupo¯ Rugby and Sports Club, sport chang­ing rooms, shared kitchen and bar fa­cil­i­ties, and a com­mu­nity gym.

The build cost is ap­prox­i­mately $1.7 mil­lion. The Cen­tre will be owned and man­aged by an in­de­pen­dent char­i­ta­ble trust which will in­clude t¯rus­tees ap­pointed by Ohaupo¯ Rugby and Sports Club and trustees ap­pointed by the wider O¯ haupo¯ Com­mu­nity. ■

Once all fund­ing is in place, the project is due to be­gin in Au­gust 2019 and be com­pleted in March 2020.

Sig­nif­i­cant fund­ing in­cludes Lot­ter­ies Com­mu­nity Fa­cil­i­ties Fund $565,500, O¯ haupo¯ Bowl­ing Club $160,000, loan of $500,000 from Waipa¯ District Coun­cil and Trust Waikato grant of $200,00.

Grass­roots Trust, Ohaupo¯ ¯ Lions and Piron­gia Ward Com­mit­tee have also made con­tri­bu­tions.

Fur­ther ap­pli­ca­tions for grants are be­ing made.

Lo­cal fundrais­ing is con­tin­u­ing to fund the fi­nal amount re­quired.

Coresteel Waikato, based lo­cally will com­plete the build.

Photo / Sup­plied

Polo play­ers and sup­port­ers to dig deep into their pock­ets for in­jured jockey Maija Vance at Kaipaki on Fri­day night.

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