Unforeseen structural issues with some of Masterton Trust Lands Trust's newer buildings have had a moderate impact on the community-owned trust's annual result for the year ended 31 March 2017, presented today at its annual general meeting.

Trust chairperson, Leanne Southey, said while... Read full story

A community-owned property that a year ago was at risk of demolition, has been transformed into a modern health centre as the new home of Whaiora, Wairarapa's Māori health service. Read full story

Education grants of $246,000 have been approved by the Masterton Trust Lands Trust under new funding priorities it set late last year together with the education community. Read full story

Grant funding from community-owned Masterton Trust Lands Trust will this year be limited to education, Aratoi and the arts, with the usual annual community grants round being unavailable. Read full story

Six properties owned by the MTLT are to be offered for sale following a review of the trust’s property portfolio. Read full story

Dr Greg Haslett

Former Alan MacDiarmid Scholar and Wairarapa College student, Dr Greg Haslett, has followed an outstanding pathway since receiving the Scholarship in 2006. With MTLT’s assistance, Greg completed a First Class Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in chemistry from Victoria University in 2009.... Read full story

2017 - Robert Spite

Former Rathkeale College student, Robert Spite, received the Alan MacDiarmid Scholarship to study a Bachelor of Engineering at the University of Auckland.  As the top Chemistry Student in the region in 2016 Robert receives $1,000 per year to assist with his studies. The annual scholarship... Read full story

Priorities for MTLT education funding until 2019 have been confirmed following a review of past funding and consultation with the education community over the last year. Read full story

MTLT has begun High Court action seeking to recover the costs involved with remediating structural shortcomings of two of its buildings that have been found not to meet the seismic design standard for new buildings. Read full story

The value of property assets owned by the Masterton community through Lands Trust Masterton has increased to a record $71 million, one of several positive results for the 2016 financial year. Read full story