Nikau Foundation 2016/2017 Annual Report

We're pleased to provide you with a link to our Annual Report 2016/2017. Read all about the generous Wellingtonians who are leaving a lasting legacy to our region and the extraordinary work done by the charities who have received their funding. Please feel...

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New Changes to our Funding Round

Due to recent changes to our financial year, Nikau Foundation will be moving its grant round from June to August each year.  Applications are invited from 01 August and should be received by 31 August to be considered for funding through the application form on our...

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Nikau Foundation back for the New Year

Nikau Foundation is back in action today after a restful break. We are looking forward to enabling a flourishing Wellington Region and growing our stable of donors in 2018. Make one of your New Year's Resolutions to sign up as regular donor to Nikau and become a...

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Our Wellys Award Showcase Video

Check out Nikau Foundation's Philanthropy Showcase from the Wellys and the three uplifting stories of our top Wellanthropists for 2017. We hope this inspires others to give where they live!

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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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