Lifting the Lid on Youth Suicide

“Today’s teenagers are under significant pressures from many sources- especially from social media. The result is that mental health is a very serious concern for many of our teenagers.” – Grant Congdon, Principal, Horowhenua College It can take up to 10 weeks for an...

Wairarapa Fund: Regular Givers Wanted!

Nikau Wairarapa Fund is celebrating the generosity of local real estate agent Jaime Slater who has pledged to give $50 per month to the Fund. Regular giving is a simple way for everyday heroes to help contribute to the long-term well-being of their community. “I am...

Spotlight on Trustee Adrian Orr

Adrian Orr joined Nikau Foundation as a Trustee in late 2018. He was appointed Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand in March 2018. His previous appointments include Chief Executive Officer at the New Zealand Superannuation Fund, Deputy Governor and Head of...

2019 Electra Business Awards

Running continuously since 1993, the Electra Kāpiti Horowhenua Business Awards are possibly the longest-running Regional Business Awards in New Zealand. 2019 is the 3rd year that Nikau Foundation has been involved in the awards. The Give Where You Live Achievement...

2019 Grants Round-Up

Our Grants Round has officially closed, with over 340 applications received. We always enjoy hearing about all of the amazing community initiatives happening over our region, and about all of the creative ways local needs are being met by groups of passionate...