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Community Kindness Provides Winter Warmth For Westies

Community Kindness Provides Winter Warmth For Westies An Auckland-wide registered charity is providing much-needed blankets and duvets to disadvantaged families this winter. Give A Kid A Blanket was started in 2015 by social practice artists Bernie Harfleet and Donna Turtle Sarten. The Trusts is proud to support the charity which operates out of a Trust-owned…

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Generation Ignite The Trusts

New Van For Generation Ignite’s Community Foodbank

New Van For Generation Ignite’s Community Foodbank New Lynn-based charitable trust Generation Ignite is making good use of an 11-seater Toyota van. Purchased with funding from the Million Dollar Mission, the vehicle does several essential jobs for this busy organisation.   ‘The van has added real value to our services,’ explains the trust’s co-founder Jo Noema. ‘We have used it to transport young people within our youth group programmes on…

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CareRanui The Trusts

Making A Difference At CareRanui

Making A Difference At CareRanui  Ranui Baptist Community Care has been making a difference to the local community for more than 20 years. The charitable trust delivers a range of services including a food bank, emergency housing and budgeting advice as well as an op shop. Based at the Ranui Baptist Community Facility, the Trust also provides clubs for seniors and playgroups for children…

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Inquiry into the 2019 Local Elections

Inquiry into the 2019 Local Elections Both the Waitakere and Portage Licensing Trusts made submissions to the Inquiry Into The 2019 Local Elections And Liquor Licensing Trust Elections, And Recent Energy Trust Elections. The inquiry, which is normally held after the triennial elections, had the following terms of reference: 1) Examine the law and administrative…

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Your West Support Fund - The Trusts

Your West Support Fund Recipients

Your West Support Fund Recipients We are delighted to let you know the recipients of funding from our Your West Support Fund! This initiative was set up to give back $500,000 worth of short-term financial assistance for registered charities and incorporated societies helping West Aucklanders, with the view that over time the fund will continue…

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Diving Waitakere The Trusts

Funding Springboard For Diving Waitakere

Funding Springboard For Diving Waitakere  Based at Henderson’s West Wave Pool, Diving Waitakere is one of only two Auckland-based diving clubs. The club delivers world-class springboard and platform diving training for children and adults in West Auckland and beyond.   A recipient of $20,930 of funding in the Million Dollar Mission, Diving Waitakere has put the money towards…

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Just Move The Trusts

Just Move Trust Gets Westies Off The Couch

Just Move Trust Gets Westies Off The Couch  One in three adults and one in ten children in New Zealand are classified as obese. These are the latest alarming statistics from the Ministry of Health. And being overweight is often linked to long-term health issues including diabetes, heart disease and gout. However, Just Move Charitable Health Trust is doing something about it. Just Move is the charitable…

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CPO Statement

CPO Statement In August 2019 the Te Atatu Tavern, Good Home Lincoln Road and West Liquor All Seasons each failed a Police-controlled operation targeting sales of alcohol to minors. The Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority (ARLA) has reviewed the incident. We acknowledge their findings, and accept the penalties that have been given: Each of the…

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easy choice family kai The Trusts

Easy Choice Family Kai

Easy Choice Family Kai We are proud to partner with Health Families Waitakere to bring the Easy Choice Family Kai cookbook to West Auckland. This book is a free, seasonal meal planner and recipe book which helps families shop for, cook and eat nourishing and affordable food. The four seasonal cookbooks contain four weekly meal…

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Waitakere Licensing Trust May Ordinary Meeting

Waitakere Licensing Trust May Ordinary Meeting The Ordinary Meeting of Waitakere Licensing Trust was held on Tuesday 26 May 2020 at 5pm. To ensure the safety of members of the Trust and members of the public and in accordance with government orders issued under the Health Act 1956 and the Epidemics Preparedness Act 2006 and…

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