Mike Olsen’s Story

Inspire our kids to be something better At 5am on Anzac Day, Mike Olsen scrambled up a ladder to plug in the power for his tape recorder. He was recording the bugle player at the Paihiatua RSA Anzac Day dawn parade. Mike was 13 years old. These seeds of being involved...

Two new funds announced

New Zealand endemic species will benefit from a new named fund, the Bice Tennyson Endowment Fund, established in February 2014 for habitat protection. This fund will also support people with a disablement. An initial sum was given with the donor intending to build on...

Congratulations to the new Grant Recipients!

Nikau Foundation has just invested $86,000 dollars back into the community. On 29 October, 30 successful community groups were handed cheques for grants made from the money provided by The Tindall Foundation at the annual awards ceremony – Nikau Foundation is...

Chief Executive appointed to Nikau Foundation

Nikau Foundation welcomes Kitty Hilton as the new Chief Executive. A passionate Wellingtonian, Kitty has extensive experience and skills in strategic planning, leadership and relationship management, as well as fundraising and marketing in the not-for-profit sector....

Nikau Kapiti Fund now Launched!

Kapiti first in the region to launch a new community fund This week, the Kapiti Coast became the first area in the Wellington region to benefit from a community based endowment fund.  The Mayor of Kapiti Coast District Council, Jenny Rowan, launched the Fund on June...