Former Chanel College dux Abigail Murcott has been awarded Masterton Trust Lands Trust’s 2019 Alan MacDiarmid scholarship to help with her study towards a Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) degree at the University of Auckland.
Our Christmas gift to the community is providing space in our Star Block property (next to Vivo on Queen Street) rent-free for the Christmas Wonderland display, open six days a week from 1-24 December. Now in its seventh year, the fantastic... Read more
Curriculum extension courses for secondary students have once again been funded by our education grants programme in 2018. The student curriculum extension, enrichment and development (SCEED) programme provides special courses in forensic science, debating, dance, art, creative writing, e-... Read full story
Grant enables enriched learning
A $15,000 MTLT grant provided seven curriculum extension enrichment and development programmes for Year 9 and 10 Wairarapa students in 2017.
The funding enabled the curriculum extension programme to be provided collectively to talented students from across a range of schools who would not... Read full story
Students stand taller after Ngāti Kahungunu exhibition
A $10,000 MTLT grant funded a programme for more than 2,500 Wairarapa students at the Aratoi exhibition 'Te Marae o Rongotaketake: Redressing our Kahungunu History'. Museum Educator, Diana Cruse, explains how the students connected with the history of whānau o te Wairarapa through the largest... Read full story
Developing maths teachers
MTLT-funded collaborative initiatives in the early childhood, primary, intermediate and tertiary sectors provide professional development for teachers. In 2014, Lead Maths Teachers from Masterton Primary and intermediate schools upskilled in extension activities and problem solving. These... Read full story