Our Wellys Award Showcase Video

Nikau Foundation Wellys Showcase videoFor Philanthropy Phriday check out Nikau Foundation's Philanthropy Showcase from the Wellys and the three uplifting stories of our top Wellanthropists for 2017. Have a great weekend all! #philanthropyphriday...

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Payroll Giving

Payroll giving is a voluntary scheme that allows employees to make charitable donations straight from their pay to causes they care about that have approved donee status. Most major charities fall into this category, including Nikau Foundation. This is a painless way...

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Need Christmas Catering?

Last year Nikau Foundation gave an interest-free loan to Pomegranate Kitchen, a catering company employing recently settled refugees. If you or your business need a caterer for your Christmas event then Pomegranate is a great option. They have a wide range of...

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Shed Project: Giving back to the differently-abled

Thanks to a grant from the Kāpiti Community Enterprises Fund, the Shed Project has been able to continue doing its great work in its local community. Based in Paraparaumu, the charity aims to eliminate barriers in order to achieve successful integration into the...

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New Wairarapa Volunteer Centre

The Wairarapa Volunteer Centre has been established as a new entity to grow volunteering across Wairarapa region. Until now the co-ordination of community volunteering had been administered by the Wairarapa Community Centre but it has grown to the point where it needs...

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Water Safety for all

Thanks to a grant through the Blake Fund, Te Ara Moana has been able to continue to provide free water safety courses to low-income families. “With this donation, we are able to fund our operations and give our students real life experiences on water safety while...

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A Smart Grant to Footnote

As a Wellington-based national arts organisation, a significant part of Footnote New Zealand Dance’s programme each year is to create and perform high-quality contemporary dance works by and for the New Zealand community. In the past, Footnote have had to hire...

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Caroline Boyd Memorial Walk/Run

What a great turnout there was for the Caroline Boyd Memorial Walk/Run on Sunday. Over 400 people ran or walked in Caroline’a memory, with a range of lovely dogs bringing up the rear. Money raised from the event will go into The Caroline Boyd Memorial Fund...

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Driving success for Cannons Creek locals

A driver’s licence course is creating opportunities for residents in Cannons Creek. Literacy Aotearoa Porirua is providing drivers licence tuition and support, having received funding from the Tindall Foundation. “The lack of a drivers licence is a barrier to...

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