Karāti whanaketanga marae

Marae development grants

Marae in New Plymouth District can apply for funding for development grants for a range of purposes.

These relate to external and internal building works, health, safety and hygiene needs, new or accessibility improvements. New marae are also welcome to apply providing they meet the criteria as outlined below.

To be eligible, marae must be an incorporated society or trust under Te Ture Whenua Act 1993 and forward their application a copy of the previous year’s audited annual accounts.

No late applications will be accepted.

Applications will be considered at the earliest possible time and marae will be notified by mail as to the outcome of their application.

Applications for grants up to $10,000 are open year-round.

Applications for grants over $10,000 will open early 2024.

Apply for a Marae Development Grant

Fund details
Who can apply:
District marae only
Closing date: 
30 June
Funding length:
One year
Application process:
Application form
KPI's required:
Funding contract:
Payment type:
To group or supplier on invoice
Works inspected by Council staff