Waka Ama Launched Thanks To Million Dollar Mission Funding

Waka Ama Launched Thanks To Million Dollar Mission Funding Million Dollar Mission funding of $39,555 was used to purchase the custom-made waka ama which will help to reconnect the children and whānau of the primary school and marae with their history and genealogy. The water has special significance in Māori culture because it symbolises the very essence of life.   ‘The waka ama will…

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Matuku Link’s Mission

Matuku Link’s Mission For the past two years, we have given back one million dollars to community groups all over West Auckland through our Million Dollar Mission.   During the initial two-month application phase The Trusts receive hundreds of entries. A handpicked selection panel, including members of the Local Boards and other leading West Aucklanders, choose the 30 or so most deserving groups. Million…

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Giving back to West Auckland Sport

Giving Back to West Auckland Sport The Trusts Sport Waitakere Excellence Awards celebrate sporting excellence in West Auckland. Sport Waitakere has proudly hosted these awards for more than 20 years, recognising the achievements of athletes, clubs, coaches, volunteers and officials. “We are grateful for The Trusts as the naming rights sponsor of the Sport Waitakere…

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The Trusts Financial Statements

Results out for Portage Licensing Trust by-election

Results out for Portage Licensing Trust by-election   Pam NUTTALL has been elected as the new member for the Portage Licensing Trust No 2 (New Lynn) Ward, following a by-election which concluded at midday today. Final results are: CRAWLEY, Julie (Independent) 173 votes received NUTTALL, Pam (Labour) 1,049 votes received WATSON, Sara (West Auckland Licensing…

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The Trusts Spooks & Sparks

The Trusts Spooks & Sparks 2018

The Trusts Spooks & Sparks 2018 The Trusts are both excited and proud to be the named sponsors of what is regarded as the largest and most spectacular family friendly Halloween and Fireworks Show in New Zealand – The Trusts Spooks & Sparks.   Spooks and Sparks 2018 will be held at The Trusts Arena on…

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West Auckland’s Growing Restaurant Scene

West Auckland’s Growing Restaurant Scene   Like any suburban area in Auckland, or any developed city in the world, the central city is always a magnet to wine and dine.  Throw in a beautiful harbour and hospitality companies line up to open the latest restaurant or bar.  In West Auckland we have our own beautiful scenery, noteworthy…

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Arts projects for vulnerable youth

Arts projects helping vulnerable young people The Trusts Million Dollar Mission is all about recognising and supporting the amazing work of community and voluntary groups throughout West Auckland. There are thousands of volunteers achieving great things for our communities every day. Sometimes though it’s the Simple things that have the biggest impact. This was certainly…

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VisionWest’s Winning Combination

We give back our profits to the community in all sorts of ways. One of those ways is Million Dollar Mission – an initiative that helps community organisations achieve big things in West Auckland. VisionWest is a recent recipient of Million Dollar Mission funding. Taema is typical of the people VisionWest is seeking to help…

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The Future of Giving Back

The Future of Giving Back Over the last few years we at The Trusts have grown the amount we’ve given back to the West Auckland community to over one million dollars per year. But we are not stopping there. We plan to continue to help make big things happen in West Auckland by assisting with…

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The Trusts Financial Statements

PLT By-Election

Portage Licensing Trust No. 2 (New Lynn) Ward By-Election As a result of an extra-ordinary vacancy, under sections 52, 53 & 120 of the Local Electoral Act 2001, notice is given that on Wednesday 19 September 2018, a by-election will be held under the first-past-the-post electoral system by postal vote for one member of the Portage…

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