Water Safety New Zealand is responsible for managing the distribution of funding for drowning prevention purposes from the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board, Sport New Zealand, ACC and commercial partners.
Funding available totalled $1,535,000.
38 applications from 32 organisations totalling $2,822,637 were received. There was an oversubscription to the funding programme of $1,287,637 (or 84%).
Funding available included $1,576,359 plus grant funding from philanthropic trusts and other funding bodies of $135,000. This represents a total funding pool of $1,711,359.
38 applications from 34 organisations, totalling $2,702,159 were received.