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 Event and Nurses Trust Handover

Nikau Foundation has joined forces with Wairarapa nurses to secure a sustainable funding stream for their professional development. The Wairarapa Nurses Educational Trust was established by a group of nurses in 2008 to support training opportunities. Looking for a way...

Vibe Rainbow Hutt Project

With the ongoing stress placed on young people who identify as LGBTIAQ, Nikau Foundation has stepped in to help research costs in hopes to reduce this stress. Research done by Vibe (Hutt Valley Youth Health Trust) concludes that 85% of LGBTIAQ youth had been verbally...

Kāpiti Run for Youth

Nikau Foundation is pleased to announce our commitment to support youth organizations in Kāpiti through the 2018 grants and sponsorship programme. The Community Foundation and its Nikau Kāpiti Fund has long supported youth charities in the district with over $50,000...

Ahi Ka

        Nikau Foundation has sponsored one of Wellington City’s newest events. Ahi Kā is a free extravaganza on the Wellington waterfront and is part of Matariki celebrations. Nikau Foundation has sponsored the School Art Workshops with seven...