Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

The Trust provides space in central Masterton for members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community to join together regularly. It provides an essential hub where former refugees can gather and connect. “We are very thankful… this means a lot to us… to utilise the...
Getting Native In The Reserve

Getting Native In The Reserve

Check out this video highlighting the Trust-owned Millennium Reserve on the corner of Hillcrest and Pownall streets. Special thanks to the hardworking volunteers that work tirelessly to provide this wonderful recreational space for the community.

Garden to Table

Garden to Table

A $10,000 grant to fund a Great Kai Facilitator to work across three Masterton primary schools delivered learning benefits to 180 students around how to grow, harvest, prepare and share healthy kai. As well as gaining practical skills to grow food, tamariki learned...
Ara Toi: Pathways to Art

Ara Toi: Pathways to Art

Becky from Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art & History speaks with MTLT Trustee Bex Johnson about public art and the Trust’s Murals for Masterton project.

Science scholarship for top Wairarapa College student

Science scholarship for top Wairarapa College student

Former Masterton student Anika Stewart was awarded the Alan MacDiarmid Scholarship to contribute towards her studies at Canterbury University for a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours. Anika was Wairarapa College’s Proxime Accessit for 2022 receiving 1sts in biology,...
Summer Hummer

Summer Hummer

The Trust contributed $5,000 to support the revival of Summer Hummer – a Masterton music tradition initiated 25 years ago. The family friendly music event at Queen Elizabeth II Park featured well known Kiwi bands and the chance to hear local college bands. The Trust’s grant helped keep entry costs affordable for locals.

Murals for Masterton

Murals for Masterton

Watch this short video to hear mural artists FLOX, Sean Duffell, Lotte Hawley and duo Pip & Zoe Paint talk about their artworks for...