A new endowment fund for Porirua

Trustees at the Porirua Community Trust have this year been undertaking a thorough review of the future management of $5 million of assets held by Trust Porirua. Trustees decided in March to wind up the Porirua Community Trust, due to inefficiencies in the parent...

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Kiwi House Lit Up by Local Generosity

Ngā Manu’s Nocturnal House has recently had an upgrade thanks to a generous donation of $1,500 via the Nikau Kāpiti Fund. A donor used Nikau Foundation to make a pass-through grant to the nature reserve to help with the $7,500 cost of installing LED “grow lights” in...

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Last Call for Wills Month

September is Wills Month at Nikau Foundation. We have partnered with eight local law firms to allow generous individuals to include a charity in their will for free. Many people think that gifts in wills are only for the wealthy. Not so. Once you have made provision...

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2018 Grants Round Open!

Our grant round is officially open now until the 31st August so please make your applications for Nikau Foundation or The Tindall Foundation grants through our online application on our website. More information on our How To Apply page. Don't forget to read our...

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We’ve Hit Our Target!

YIPPEE!!! Our exciting first foray into crowd-funding has been a success! Through Pledge Me, we raised $20,719 from 155 generous donors. Now that we've made it past the mark, the Resilience Fund will be...

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Wellington Resilience Bar – get the artwork

The artwork for the Wellington Resilience Chocolate Bar is available to order through our PledgeMe page. When we decided to create a chocolate bar for Wellington emergency kits, we wanted a strong Wellington theme. We also wanted to capture the vibrancy of the local...

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Announcing the Wellington Resilience Fund

We're very excited about our newest fund - the Wellington Resilience Fund. Experiences of the Christchurch Earthquakes tell us that well organised community groups are ideally suited to respond to a crisis. In addition, supporting communities to prepare for future...

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