The purpose of the Manaaki Urupā Grant is to partially cover the annual costs incurred by urupā owners/trustees in the on-going care of their urupā.
To be eligible for the grant, an urupā must be:
a) Within the New Plymouth District; and
b) Located on:
- land designated a māori reservation under section 338 of the Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 for the purposes of an urupā; or
- māori freehold land; or
- general freehold land in māori ownership.
The grant can go towards activities directly related to the care of the urupā including but not limited to the following:
- repair and maintain gateways, fences, footpaths, etc
- maintain, clean, repair and restore headstones, install berms, etc
- maintain, repair or replace existing ground maintenance equipment
- maintain, repair or improve pedestrian and vehicular access and parking
- maintain urupā lawns, hedges, trees, etc., and remove green waste.
The grant cannot be used for:
- establishing new urupā
- multiple-year projects
- payment of salaries, wages, commission, fees, etc
- protection - and capital-related (one-off) activities, etc.
This grant will open to applications again 1 February 2023 to 31 March 2023.
Apply for a Manaaki Urupā Grant