Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Board (ARAFB)
June 2018 - Present (2 months)
ARAFB distributes grants to organisations that deliver arts, culture, recreational, heritage, rescue and other facilities and services to the Auckland region. The ARAFB was established with the introduction of the Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Act 2008. In accordance with the act, a levy is paid by us, collected by the ARAFB, then distributed as grants to the 10 specified amenities named in the legislation.
These amenities are named in the act: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, NZ Opera, Auckland Theatre Company, Auckland Arts Festival, Stardome Observatory, Coastguard Northern Region, Surf Life Saving Northern Region, Watersafe Auckland / Drowning Prevention Auckland, and the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust