Defibrillators at all Trusts sites

Thousands to Benefit from New Lifesaving Equipment Donation Thousands of West Aucklanders are set to benefit from a new initiative which will significantly increase the number of publicly available Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) around the region. A defibrillator or AED delivers an electric shock directly to a patient’s heart to help it return to a…

Literacy Waitakere

Helping Address Adult Literacy Rates

Helping Address Adult Literacy Rates More needs to be done to de-stigmatise low adult literacy, and schools need greater resources in the early years, if we are to help educate the more than one million Kiwis who have literacy issues, according to an industry expert. Research shows that around a quarter of Kiwis do not…

Waitakere Hindi Language & Cultural School

Celebrations At Waitakere Hindi School!

Celebrations At Waitakere Hindi School! There’s much to celebrate at Waitakere Hindi Language and Cultural School. Not only has the school enjoyed success in this year’s Million Dollar Mission, the experience has also brought the whole school community together in a way that hadn’t been anticipated. Operating on Sundays out of St Dominic’s College, Henderson,…

Henderson High School Van

On The Road With Henderson High School

On The Road With Henderson High School   Developing social and leadership skills is an important aim at Henderson High School. As well as enabling academic achievement, the school’s goal is for students to graduate as mature and confident young people. To this end, Henderson High has an extensive programme of extra-curricular activities. However, getting students to and from the wide-ranging programme was…

Paper Bags

Doing The Right Thing For Our Environment

Doing The Right Thing For Our Environment – It’s In The Bag We’re showing plastic bags the door in your local West Liquor or Village Wine & Spirits store.    We’re rolling out environmentally-friendly paper bags to replace the more than 2 million plastic bags used by customers each year.   The new sustainably-sourced carry bags are still strong enough to carry three bottles of wine or six packs of…