Elizabeth Watson Estate Fund

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In accordance with the will of Elizabeth Maree Watson, Council has been given funds from her estate to distribute. The fund is available to assist needy elderly people in the Stratford area.

Applications are now being sought.

Applicants must meet the following criteria :

  • Reside in the Stratford area
  • Have reached the age of entitlement to NZ Superannuation
  • Be considered by the Mayor as needy and require financial support and assistance.

Applicants must provide proof of need, including income, bank statements, and other such correspondence that may be necessary. Applications must be in writing, and all applications will be assessed individually.

Application form and guidelines

For more information on the above funding programmes, contact the District Mayor or Christine Craig at the Council Office (06) 765 6099.