Queenstown community groups are benefiting from the latest handouts by the local casino operator.
Lakes District Museum in Arrowtown gets the largest grant of $10,000 for redevelopment of its geology and music displays.
The Kelvin Peninsula Community Association is getting $4000 for fencing of their multi-purpose sporting facility at Jardine Park.
The money from the SkyCity Queenstown Casino Community Trust is among more than $95,000 dished out this year, taking the total trust grants to $1.18 million since it started 11 years ago.
Applications for next year’s Trust grants open in June, 2014.
SkyCity Queenstown general manager Michelle Baillie says the company – preferred operator of a proposed Queenstown convention centre – is proud to continue to play a significant role in the community.