UPDATE YOUR WILL FOR FREE 16-22 OCTOBER 2017

Does your will need work? Let us help you sort it free of charge. We have partnered up with Include a Charity and Wakefields Lawyers to bring back our popular Make a Will Week. Include a donation to charity via Nikau Foundation and Wakefields Lawyers will draw up or...

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How to give where you live, our first vlog

Here’s our new vlog: “How to Give Where You Live” We’re hoping that through this vlog we’ll be able to assist those interested in donating to causes they care about and tackle some of the issues that are facing the Wellington Region...

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Nikau Foundation to sponsor special award

Nikau Foundation is sponsoring the sustainability achievement award at the Electra Business Awards. The awards, to be held on October 27, recognize achievement and excellence in the business sector from Kapiti and Horowhenua. Iconic past winners include Genoese Foods,...

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2017 Grants Round Update

Our 2017 grants round opened on the 1st of June and closed on the 30th. $1,893,250 has been requested from 197 applicants. Our team is now processing applications and will be notifying applicants in early September, after Board approval. The work of our Grants...

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Mental Health Fund Established

Nikau Foundation has a new “Area of Interest Fund”: the Mental Health Fund. Set up to strengthen and support mental health services, anyone can contribute and donations of any size are welcomed. The 2012/13 New Zealand Health Survey found that one in six...

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Ngā Manu’s Halo Project

Waikanae nature reserve Ngā Manu has recently opened the ‘Halo Project’, a multi-media collaborative installation. The outdoor photos and paintings were created by visual artist Paul Forrest with photographer Derek Tearne. Audio artist Matu Booth has...

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Self-Esteem at Wairarapa Women’s Centre

Thanks to a grant from the Roy and Jan Mace Trust, the Wairarapa Women’s Centre has been able to set up a new programme for women who feel vulnerable or are struggling with low self-esteem. “With this grant, we are now helping women to see their potential by raising...

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Ground-breaking funding research for Wellington

Thanks to the generosity of a Nikau Foundation donor, one of the biggest questions facing grant makers in the Wellington Region has now been answered. What charities are applying to what grant makers for which projects and who is being funded? For the first time...

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Update Your Will for Free 3-7 July 2017

Have you been putting off some work on your will, or even getting one drawn up in the first place? We have a special offer to assist our Nikau Foundation supporters during our upcoming Will Week. Register your interest between 3rd-7th July and Wakefields Lawyers will...

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