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

New Support Programme Set to Reduce Impact of Domestic Violence on Staff

New Support Programme Set to Reduce Impact of Domestic Violence on Staff The Trusts West Auckland has become the first hospitality organisation in the country to receive the DVFREE Tick – an independent certification of their support for staff who are impacted by domestic violence. Around one in three NZ women are physically or sexually…

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Community Comes First For New Lynn Stags

Community Comes First For New Lynn Stags The New Lynn Stags Rugby League Club has a long and proud history out West. Founded back in 1967, the Club has fostered some great local rugby league talent including former Kiwi, Warriors and Melbourne Storm player Henry Perenara, as well as Patrick Ah Van who formerly played…

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New Playground For Chaucer School

New Playground For Chaucer School Blockhouse Bay’s Chaucer Primary School will shortly be enjoying a brand new playground thanks in part to the Million Dollar Mission. It’s been a long road for the Board of Trustees as parent representative, Frian Wadia explains: ‘Our old playground was decommissioned in 2016 following health and safety concerns. For…

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New Parents Get A Bellyful!

New Parents Get A Bellyful! Anyone who’s ever had a newborn baby in the house will understand just how life changing it can be. A lack of sleep plus juggling the demands of a small baby is a challenge for the best of us. It’s even more of a challenge if you have no family…

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Million Dollar Mission Is Back

Million Dollar Mission Is Back We’re giving another one million dollars to schools, sports clubs, charities and community groups doing great things in West Auckland. If your community organisation has a project, we can help you pay for it. That’s right Million Dollar Mission is back for its fourth edition. Over the last three years…

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The Trusts Stores Get Back In Business Tomorrow

9 July 2019 4:00pm   THE TRUSTS STORES GET BACK IN BUSINESS TOMORROW     All 27 retail outlets operated by The Trusts will be open tomorrow (July 10), observing their usual trading hours.  The Trusts’ CEO Simon Wickham says today’s arrest of the alleged offender in both armed robberies at Trust outlets has enabled the return…

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Partial Reopening Of Trusts Liquor Stores

9 July 2019   PARTIAL REOPENING FOR THE TRUSTS LIQUOR STORES The Trusts will open seven of its 27 liquor retail outlets from 2pm today on restricted hours. Trusts CEO Simon Wickham says opening seven outlets until 8pm will enable the Trusts to continue serving the people of West Auckland, while ensuring the safety of…

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Media Statement: Temporary Closure of Stores

Media Statement: Temporary Closure of Stores 8 July 2019   The Trusts are temporarily closing their West Liquor and Village Wines and Spirits outlets following two armed robberies within two days. Chief Executive Simon Wickham, said the Trusts’ priority was the safety of customers and staff. “While none of our staff were hurt physically, both…

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Netball Waitakere

New Sponsorship Deal Signed With Netball Waitakere

The Trusts Signs New Sponsorship Deal With Netball Waitakere  The Trusts has recently agreed an exciting one-year community partnership with Netball Waitakere. The sponsorship is worth $15,000 and will see the old outdated lighting in the Te Pai indoor netball centre replaced with brand new, more energy efficient LED lighting.   The new community partnership is something of a departure for The Trusts.…

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New Van For Henderson Intermediate

New Van For Henderson Intermediate   For Henderson Intermediate School, enabling students to flourish and grow across all areas is just as important as academic achievement. The school is proud of the broad programme of extra-curricular activities that is available to enrich students and develop their sporting abilities and talents.  Henderson Intermediate is a regular participant at inter-schools sports events. From rugby and netball through to athletics,…

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