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0800 PELORUS        (04) 589-0819

Our next closing date is Friday 17th March 2023.    Please apply for funding no more than 3 months in advance of the event or project taking place.

Our Trustees

Bryan Yeoman – Chairman

Bryan is a prominent Wellington barrister and solicitor. As well as his legal expertise, he brings to the Trust a wealth of knowledge and involvement in local community and sporting issues, especially in the Hutt Valley

Andy Leslie - Trustee

A founding Trustee in 1999, Andy rejoined the board after an absence of several years due to business commitments. All Black Captain from 1974-76 and past President of the NZRFU, Andy brings enormous experience and knowledge of sporting and charitable organisations to the Board.

Kevin Bignall – Trustee

Kevin was appointed to Pelorus Trust in July 2015, Kevin is a retired businessman from Lower Hutt. He has spent over thirty years running his own successful business. Kevin offers considerable experience in business management and maintains a keen interest in sport and community organisations. 

Scott Simmiss - Chief Executive Officer

Scott joined Pelorus Trust in 2012 with considerable knowledge and experience in Class 4 Gaming having worked in the industry since 1998. He has also managed as well as operated one of the smaller Gaming Trusts in NZ and managed his own business.

Scott brings to the role a strong sense of integrity and relationship management.