Past funding

 

Annually we have approximately $500,000 available for community grants. See what work our grants are currently funding below.

Community Projects


Date

Recipient

Amount

Project

Report

2016/17

Chris Rowse

$16,450

This fund will see a purpose built integrated geospatial system to become a core management tool. It will address inefficiencies with current processes around planning, surveillance, control and reporting.

(Project is current)

2016/17

Cheryl Smeaton

$35,086.50

WestREAP will establish a WiFi Internet connection for families residing in the South Westland communities from Fox Glacier through Paringa and with priority to the whanau of Te Tauraka Waka a Maui Marae based in Bruce Bay.

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2016/17

Brent Wood

$5,000

This project will build a central discovery service so Internet users can find environmental data that is now available across a wide range of agencies. This project promises more effective use of the Internet to access open geo data.

(Project is current)

2016/17

Matt Hampton

$15,000

This project focuses on connectivity for the Waimate community. Work could see an FM radio station, a collaboration space for community groups to share local information, free wifi throughout the main business area and the utilisation of CIP cameras to give live streaming of events such as Waimate 50, Strawberry Fair and Waimate Rodeo.

(Project is current)

2016/17

Brent Wood

$4,500

This fund will be used to establish and maintain a NZ Shiny server so individuals and agencies can develop, showcase, share and deploy production instances of Shiny visualisations.

(Project is current)

2016/17

Novia Ng

$22,500

These Gather workshops will visit as many rural and low-decile schools as possible. They give young New Zealanders the opportunity to get hands on with tech, and encourage them to consider a career in the high growth tech sector.

(Project is current)

2016/17

Brittany Travers

$5,000

Homely is a cloud platform service that links donors with registered recipients, to source household donations for new refugees' state houses. 

(Project is current)


Internet Research


Date

Recipient

Amount

Project

Report

 

 

 

 



Conference Attendance


Date

Recipient

Amount

Conference

Report

2016/17

Bryan Ng

$3,500

ACM MSWiM 2016 (13-17 November 2016, Malta)

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2016/17

Dr Kevin Wang

$3,100

0th IEEE International Conference on Sensing Technology (11-13 November 2016, Nanjing, China)

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2016/17

Linda Lew

$2,750

OpenCon (12-14 November 2016, Washington DC, USA)

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2016/17

Jonathan Brewer

$3,500

APRICOT (20 February - 2 March 2017, Ho Chi Minh City)


 

 

 

 


On-demand


Date

Recipient

Amount

Use

Report

2016/17

Sreenivas Sremath Tirumala

$1870

Conference Attendance.

14th Privacy, Security and Trust Confernece (12-14 December 2016, Auckland, New Zealand)

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