To help lift the performance of local kayakers, Whanganui Triathlon & Multiport Club’s Kayaking division (WTMC) realised it would have to attract a dedicated, professional coach to the region. After successfully applying for an NZCT grant, WTMC was able to source the right coach for the job – and they found their man – in Hungary!
This year’s NZCT Chamber Music Contest is currently underway, with around 2,000 young Kiwi musicians and composers competing for top honours. The contest, which is the longest running secondary school chamber music competition in New Zealand, provides wonderful experience and opportunities for young musicians.
A $5,000 NZCT grant has made a big difference to Christchurch’s Halswell Tennis Club. The funding was used to pay for coaching for the club’s 70 junior players and 34 junior beginner players.