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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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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