Regional Grants Committees

The Lion Foundation (TLF) has four Regional Grants Committees (RGCs) throughout the country, ensuring that the funds best impact local communities. For all grants inquiries please call The Lion Foundation Grants team on 0800 802 908

Northern Regional Grants Committee

The Northern Region covers all TLF venues in Northland and Auckland.

The Northern Regional Grants Committee (RGC) is made up of the following members:

Peter Kean (Chair)

Wayne ‘Buck’ Shelford

Julie Coney

Georgie Witehira

Marilyn Nicholls

For grants inquiries in the Northern region, please contact TLF’s Northern Grants Advisor Waione Te Paa on 0800 802 908 or waione.tepaa@lionfoundation.org.nz

Waikato/Bay of Plenty Regional Grants Committee

The Waikato/Bay of Plenty Region covers all TLF venues in Thames Valley, Waikato, King Country, Taranaki and the Bay of Plenty.

The Waikato/Bay of Plenty Regional Grants Committee (RGC) is made up of the following members:

Murray Gutry (Chair)

Tarena Ranui

Andy Roche

For grants inquiries in the Waikato/Bay of Plenty region, please contact TLF’s WaiBOP Grants Advisor Mike Roke on 0800 802 908 or mike.roke@lionfoundation.org.nz

Central Regional Grants Committee

The Central Region covers all TLF venues in Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Manawatu, Wanganui, Wairarapa, Kapiti Coast and Greater Wellington.

The Central Regional Grants Committee (RGC) is made up of the following members:

Jackie Lloyd (Chair)

Liz Read

Liz Mellish

For grants inquiries in the Central region, please contact TLF’s Central Grants Advisor Waione Te Paa on 0800 802 908 or waione.tepaa@lionfoundation.org.nz

Southern Regional Grants Committee

The Southern Region covers all TLF venues in the whole of the South Island.

The Southern Regional Grants Committee (RGC) is made up of the following members:

Sarah Smith (Chair)

Paul Allison

Doug Paulin

For grants inquiries in the Southern region, please contact TLF’s Southern Grants Advisor Ashleigh Harvey on 0800 802 908 or ashleigh.harvey@lionfoundation.org.nz