Budget

Core funding in place
The necessary core funding is now in place for this project to proceed.

What this budget covers
The production budget based on this core funding covers the minimum amount required to successfully complete this project on time to a professional standard.

$15,250 - cash
$36,850 - in-kind
$58,100 Total

Production budget short > download (Excel 2002)
Production budget detailed > download (Excel 2002)

Additional fundraising
Ongoing fundraising and sponsorship is now underway for an additional $10,000 cash that would then bring the total budget to $68,100.

  • $1K - 5 day hire of professional TV camera accessories for filming in High Definition rather than Standard Definition
  • $1K - Publishing a small attractive booklet to accompany the DVD
  • $8K - Commercial production of two thousand copies of the cased DVD for national distribution by agencies as an educational resource.
  • $500 - DVD launch function April 17.

Contact Sponsorship Manager Tracy Peters to discuss sponsorship or to donate. > contact


Income Budget
The estimated value of staff-time, donated goods and equivalent cost of hiring loan material is included as in-kind

Item
Cash
In-kind
NZERN Field Days Fund - cash
$1,000
 
EIFS - cash grant
$1,000
 
ECAN - cash
$2,000
 
Landcare Research - cash
$2,000
 
Boffa Miskell - cash
$750
 
The Gama Foundation - cash
$2,000
 
Canterbury Community Trust - March equipment grant
$3,000
 
MAF Bio Security NZ - cash
$2,000
 
Connovation - cash
$1,500
 
Environment Canterbury - staff times, props loan, printing
 
$4,000
Fern Factor - loan of ferns
 
$4,000
Wai-ora Forest Landscapes - loan of plants & design time
 
$4,000
Canterbury University Press - donation of book prizes
 
$650
Christchurch City Council - donation of used computers
 
$5,000
Florascapes - donation of labour
 
$2,000
Water Dynamics - design and build
 
$1,000
DoC - truck hire & staff time
 
$2,000
Resene - donation of paint
 
$1,500
Show Light & Power - power supply + advice
 
$350
Whittakers - donation of chocolate
 
$100
Weedbusters - staff time
 
$1,000
NZERN - staff time
 
$10,000
Bush Telly - loan of film gear
 
$5,000
Village Stone - installation of stone retaining wall
 
$2,500
Norman Ross - donation of LCD TV and prizes, loan and installation of 4 LCD TV's
 
$4,000
The Pumphouse - donation/loan of building materials
 
$500
Totals
$15,250
$40,850

Expense Budget

The estimated value of staff-time, donated goods and equivalent cost of hiring loan material is included as in-kind.

Item
Cash
In-kind
Project Office (June 08 - April 09), power, insurance, stamps, printing, tolls
$3,250
 
Model construction materials
$600
 
Set construction materials
$2,000
 
Additional film equipment
$3,000
 
Crew clothing
$100
 
Show publicity handouts
$1,100
 
45 entry tickets
$1,000
 
Petrol vouchers
$200
 
Contingencies - repairs, camera consumables, etc
$1,250
 
5 - day film equipment hire
$2,000
 
Post production
$460
 
Finished programme publicity and distribution
$600
 
Opening function catering March 10
$100
 
DVD launch function catering April 17
 
$500
Paint
 
$1,000
Water feature
 
$1,000
Paved area
 
$2,000
Agency staff time
 
$3,000
NZERN/Bush Telly staff time
 
$10,000
Plant hire - shrubs and trees
 
$4,000
Plant hire - ferns
 
$4,000
Truck hire
 
$800
Bush Telly - film gear
 
$5,000
Prizes
 
$2,000
Totals
$15,250
$36,850