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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A Smart Grant to Footnote

As a Wellington-based national arts organisation, a significant part of Footnote New Zealand Dance's programme each year is to create and perform high-quality contemporary dance works by and for the New Zealand community. In the past, Footnote have had to hire sound...

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Caroline Boyd Memorial Walk/Run

What a great turnout there was for the Caroline Boyd Memorial Walk/Run on Sunday. Over 400 people ran or walked in Caroline'a memory, with a range of lovely dogs bringing up the rear. Money raised from the event will go into The Caroline Boyd Memorial Fund (under the...

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Driving success for Cannons Creek locals

A driver’s licence course is creating opportunities for residents in Cannons Creek. Literacy Aotearoa Porirua is providing drivers licence tuition and support, having received funding from the Tindall Foundation. “The lack of a drivers licence is a barrier to...

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UPDATE YOUR WILL FOR FREE 16-22 OCTOBER 2017

Does your will need work? Let us help you sort it free of charge. We have partnered up with Include a Charity and Wakefields Lawyers to bring back our popular Make a Will Week. Include a donation to charity via Nikau Foundation and Wakefields Lawyers will draw up or...

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How to give where you live, our first vlog

Here's our new vlog: "How to Give Where You Live" We're hoping that through this vlog we'll be able to assist those interested in donating to causes they care about and tackle some of the issues that are facing the Wellington Region together.

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