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Masterton Trust Lands Trust launches the Whakaoriori Wellbeing Project

Masterton Trust Lands Trust (MTLT/the Trust) is embarking on a bold and collaborative initiative to significantly improve the educational outcomes of students across the Masterton district.  Through focusing on a single identified area where it believes it can have the greatest impact, and... Read full story

Funding announced for Masterton education programmes and COVID-hit NFPs

An exciting array of education programmes across Masterton have just received funding from the Masterton Trust Lands Trust, boosting opportunities for learning for both young and old.

From outdoor education, to digital technology, the arts and history, to sports and more, nearly $130,000... Read full story

Masterton Trust Lands Trust announces 2019/20 annual result & COVID-19 community support fund

Masterton Trust Lands Trust (MTLT) announced another year of positive financial results and a COVID-19 community support fund at its annual general meeting (AGM) today.

MTLT distributed $902,592 in grants over the year, an increase of 15.2 percent from the previous year. Read full story

Masterton Trust Lands Trust offers community education grants

Masterton Trust Lands Trust (MTLT) is offering grants to community and education organisations involved in providing local education programmes and opportunities.

The new community education fund is providing a total of $125,000 in grants, with grants available up to $15,000 each.

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Golden C'Art Scholarship awarded to local student

Former St Matthew’s Collegiate student Gemma Sims has been awarded this year’s Golden C’Art Scholarship from Masterton Trust Lands Trust (MTLT) to help with her study towards a Bachelor of Design with Honours at Massey University in Wellington.

Worth $1,000, the scholarship is awarded to... Read full story

MTLT provides new home for Wairarapa Woodworkers Guild

There will be more opportunities for local people to develop woodworking skills after Masterton Trust Lands Trust (MTLT) provided the Wairarapa Woodworkers Guild with a concessional rent grant and larger facility to operate from.

The Guild has relocated from Carterton Men’s Shed into the... Read full story

Scholarship awarded to local hairdressing apprentice

The training and career aspirations of local hairdressing apprentice Kylie Harris have been given a boost after she was awarded a Masterton Trust Lands Trust (MTLT) Tenant Apprentice Scholarship recently.

Working at Michelle’s Hair Studio in Masterton, Ms Harris is in the second year of a... Read full story

MTLT announces $600,000 grant for local education

Masterton Trust Lands Trust (MTLT) will contribute $600,000 over the next three years to fund a significant education project, which will be developed by the local education community.

The funding was announced at an information session this week for principals, boards of trustees and... Read full story

MTLT welcomes new trustees

Masterton Trust Lands Trust (MTLT) has confirmed the election of two new trustees to its board and the appointment of women to both chair and deputy chair roles.

The result of the recent local body elections saw the re-election of trustees John Bunny and Sandy Ryan and the election of new... Read full story

MTLT provides new home for Judo Academy

Masterton Judo and Ju Jitsu Academy has a new home after Masterton Trust Lands Trust (MTLT) helped it to relocate at short notice.

The academy had to move from the previous Body Rock gym in Queen Street to make way for renovation and repurposing of that building. MTLT quickly responded to... Read full story