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The latest news on our Giving Back, retail & hospitality announcements and West Auckland community news.

Auckland Youth Climbing Development Club

Trailblazing Local Club Reaches For The Top

Trailblazing Local Club Reaches For The Top The Glen Eden-based Auckland Climbing Youth Development Club Inc. is reaching for the top in more ways than one. Set up only 12 months ago, ACYDC aims to raise the profile of indoor rock climbing as a sport for young people. And thanks in part to the Million…

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Liquor Licensing West Auckland

How liquor licensing works in West Auckland

How liquor licensing works in West Auckland We often get questions from members of the public about how liquor licensing works in West Auckland. To help you understand our role and how licensing works, we have answered some of the most common questions we get here. Were licensing trusts set up to monopolise the sale…

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Hobsonville Point Primary

Kids Pumped About Hobsonville Point’s New Bike Track

Kids Pumped About Hobsonville Point’s New Bike Track At the Hobsonville Point development, there’s still plenty of construction happening with new homes in the pipeline. Although carefully planned with lots of open space and walkways, Hobsonville Point is still very much a building site. And for local kids keen to get out and about on…

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Statement Regarding CPO Failures

Statement Regarding CPO Failures We can confirm that two of our venues and one of our retail outlets failed a Council led-controlled purchase operation targeting sales of alcohol to minors over the weekend of 24 and 25 August 2019. As this issue is subject to a hearing with the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority, we…

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Glen Eden Tennis Club

Raising The Roof At Glen Eden Tennis Club

Raising The Roof At Glen Eden Tennis Club  Replacing the old and rusted roof at Glen Eden Tennis Club was a tough challenge for a small, volunteer-run club. With relatively few members and limited budgets, it would have taken the club several years to fundraise all the money required.  But thanks to the voting West Auckland public and $19,520 from the Million Dollar Mission, Glen Eden…

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Camp Quality

Fun And Friendship For Kids Living With Cancer

Fun And Friendship For Kids Living With Cancer  For children living with cancer and their families maintaining a sense of normality and a positive outlook can be a challenge. Not-for-profit nationwide organisation Camp Quality believes that providing opportunities for kids to have fun is a powerful positive force for those living with cancer.  Established over 30 years ago, Camp Quality provides week-long summer camps for young…

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Million Dollar Mission

West Auckland Groups Receive Windfall

West Auckland Groups Receive Windfall More than 50 West Auckland charities and community groups will receive an unexpected windfall thanks to a grant from a local social enterprise. Many of the 57 charities which had applied for funding for a range of health, education and environmental projects faced shortfalls with no certainty around when their…

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Hobsonville Yacht Club

All Aboard At Hobsonville Yacht Club

All Aboard At Hobsonville Yacht Club The summer can’t come soon enough for the membership of Hobsonville Yacht Club! A packed programme of sailing and racing is planned at the busy club based in Hobsonville Point’s Boundary Road. Although sailing takes place all year round, the summer is when the action really ramps up. ‘Clubs…

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Scholarships For Promising Westie Athletes

Scholarships For Promising Westie Athletes The Trusts is a long-time proud sponsor of the Don Oliver Youth Sport Foundation which we support using profits raised from our retail and hospitality businesses. Our congratulations go to the following outstanding young sportsmen and women who have each received scholarships worth $5000, $4000 or $2000: Gold: Kanah Andrews-Nahu…

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Mid Year Update

Mid Year Update We’re excited to share some of the highlights from the first six months of this financial year (1 April 2019 to 30 September 2019). Over the past six months your Trusts have phased out single-use plastic bags, introduced over 400 new products into store, launched the fourth annual Million Dollar Mission, become…

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