Community-owned Masterton Trust Lands Trust (MTLT) has invested in excess of a quarter of a million dollars in education and community initiatives to benefit locals in its latest funding round.

A recent funding recipient is Milky-Way Kiwi, receiving $8,000 to bring an immersive space... Read full story

Masterton Trust Lands Trust (MTLT) announced a year of strong financial results and record grants distribution at its annual general meeting yesterday.

MTLT chair Christine Brewster presented the 2023 Annual Report noting the significance of the Trust’s 150th year alongside its... Read full story

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.  Read full story

Trustees of Masterton Trust Lands Trust, staff and volunteers rolled up their sleeves alongside Wairarapa College principal Matt White and students to plant close to 1000 trees on the school farm today. 

The planting day was initiated by the Trust. It’s the culmination of a long-term... Read full story

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: Read full story

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 Masterton.  Read full story

Masterton gets a fresh lick of paint

Masterton has received a new lick of paint, thanks to mural artists from across Aotearoa gathering to freshen up its walls.

The project conceived by Masterton Trust Lands Trust (MTLT) called on renowned artists including FLOX, Sean Duffell, Lotte Hawley, and duo Pip & Zoe Paint. Read full story

The Trust is pleased to present our annual report for the year ended 31 March 2022. The Trust exceeded $1 million in grants for the first time in five years, and three years into the six-year strategy our finance and grants objectives are on target.

The annual report is available to view... Read full story

Community-owned Masterton Trust Lands Trust has announced an historic annual grants budget of $1.5 million for 2022/23. It coincides with the Trust’s 150th year.

The $1.5 million represents the largest amount of money the Trust has ever made available to the people of Masterton. This... Read full story

A recent Outward Bound (OB) hosted event in Masterton acknowledged financial supporters and celebrated the achievements of 14 local senior college students. The students successfully completed a high endurance three week course of outdoor pursuits in Anakiwa. Masterton Trust Lands Trust (MTLT)... Read full story