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Community Stories

Thanks to your support, we’ve been able to use surplus profits made by our retail stores and award-winning venues to help all the different communities in The West to thrive.



We’re really proud to help where it’s needed and when it’s needed - so take a look at some of the ways we’ve helped a range of local groups and organisations, big and small, to get the job done.



Our Schools

In 2018/19, our school support programme gave back to almost every school in The West.


The amount we give depends on whether it’s a primary, intermediate, or secondary school - as well as their roll size. In 2018 alone, we donated more than $85,000.


These cash contributions went to towards helping with things that many schools would otherwise be unable to afford, such as scholarships, trophies, books, graduation ceremonies, stationery prizes, photos, Korowai cloaks, and even updating honours boards.


These items may seem small, but they mean a huge amount to the schools and students in our communities who benefit from them.

Community Support

We’re really proud to have helped a range of community organisations to do what’s good for The West.


Here are a few local projects and initiatives that we’ve helped bring to life.