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Waimairi Toy Library 30th Birthday Fun Morning Supporters

New World Bishopdale and New World Fendalton supported our recent 30th Birthday celebrations by donating the food for our sausage sizzle, ice blocks for the children as well as the decorations. Thank you so much for this support. It enabled us to give our members and their families a fun and free celebration, as a […]

Thank You COGS

We would like to thank the Community Organisation Grants Scheme (COGS) for covering our operating costs and librarian’s wages for three months. This is an important grant to keep our library operating smoothly.

Thank You The Warehouse Northlands

Thank you to The Warehouse Northlands for choosing us to be a participant in their Bags for Good initiative in 2018. Over a six month period the public had an opportunity to vote for us in store by putting tokens into our box.  In October 2018 we were awarded $840 to buy new toys for […]

Thank you Christchurch City Council Strengthening Communities Fund

We would like to thank the Christchurch City Council Strengthening Communities Fund/ Fendalton Waimairi Community Board for awarding us a grant in October 2018. This generous grant of $976 has enabled us to purchase lots of new and exciting water play toys to be enjoyed over the summer months. This has strengthened our water play […]

Thank you to the NZ Lottery Grants Board

We would like to thank the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board  for their generous contribution to the Toy Library Federation of New Zealand, enabling us to cover our insurance coverage for the year and also allowing us to add to our games and puzzles section. We have been working on purchasing games that will interest […]

Grant and Supporters Updates for 2017

We would like to thank the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board  for their generous contribution to the Toy Library Federation of New Zealand, enabling us to cover our insurance coverage for the year and also allowing us to add to our games and puzzles section. We have been working on purchasing games that will interest […]

Thank you to Christchurch Airport Community Fund & First Sovereign Trust

Thank You Christchurch Airport Community Fund.  We have recently been able to purchase a light box and accompanying resources with thanks to the Christchurch Airport Community Fund. We were keen to expand the range of toys we offer to ensure that all children, including those with special needs and sensory needs, were also catered for. Research has shown […]

Thank you Rata Foundation

We are delighted to let you know that the Rata Foundation awarded us a grant of $7000.00 in September 2017. This grant is to meet our operating costs and our Librarian’s wages. These expenses represent a substantial proportion of our Library’s annual budget . Thanks to Rata Foundation we can use the funds raised through […]

Thank you to the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board

We would like to thank the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board  for their generous contribution to the Toy Library Federation of New Zealand, enabling us to cover our insurance coverage for the year and also allowing us to add to our water play section with an exciting new summer toy, the Step 2 Waterfall Wall. […]