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Giving Back, it’s part of our nature and our culture


The Trusts is always looking for ways we can give back to the community. We support over 200 organisations including schools and clubs. At the larger end of the scale we are major sponsors of bigger events that make a difference for the whole community of West Auckland.

Perhaps the biggest example is The Trusts Arena which brings massive events to West Auckland and yet is still available and affordable for our kids and schools to use for their sport or; for community events like Spooks & Sparks, Diwali and also for many exhibitions and trade shows.

Other regular sponsorships include:

• The Trusts New Zealand Bowls Open
• The Northern Mystics • Waitakere United Football Club
• The Trusts Waitakere Sporting Excellence Awards
• Portage Ceramic Awards
• The Trusts Waitakere Art and Sculpture Awards
• Associate Sponsor of the Don Oliver Youth Sport Foundation
• The Trusts Spooks & Sparks Event

We give back in many other ways to ensure that liquor is sold in West Auckland responsibly.

We have made sure that there are enough liquor outlets to provide a convenient service without having a liquor store on every corner selling cut price alcohol. We don’t sell to minors. Even when it was legal to do so, we refused to sell “legal highs” based on community feedback.

Our stores are at the leading edge of customer service. They are smart, modern, sophisticated but they keep the Westie warmth and look. Our product range and our pricing are competitive and our staff are trained to give world-class customer service.

We’re one of the biggest businesses and employers in West Auckland so we bring work and wealth to build the local economy. We’re also always striving to be the best possible employer and people are lining up to take on a career with us. Those we employ have career paths, opportunities for development and access to skills they can take anywhere in the world.

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