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

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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Sport Waitakere Excellence Award

The Trusts Sport Waitakere Excellence Awards Winners

2019 The Trusts Sport Waitākere Excellence Awards Winners Announced Junior athletes, international sports stars, coaches, officials and volunteers were celebrated for their contribution at the 2019 The Trusts Sport Waitākere Excellence Awards. An event proudly sponsored by The Trusts as part of our giving back programme. Hosted by Sport Waitākere, the awards were held at…

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Resignation of CEO Simon Wickham

The Trusts To Warmly Farewell Simon Wickham  The Trusts today announced the resignation of CEO Simon Wickham, after nine years in the role. “Simon has resigned to pursue an opportunity outside of Auckland, which aligns with where his family wants to be based for the longer term. He has given tremendous service to the Trusts…

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The Trusts Win Hospitality NZ Excellence Award

The Trusts Win Hospitality NZ Excellence Award  We were delighted to win the award for Training & Staff Development at the recent Hospitality New Zealand Excellence awards in Napier!   The Trusts purpose is to deliver a thriving social enterprise that makes a difference in West Auckland. Providing these Learning & Development opportunities helps us to grow great people which in turn delivers great business performance, meaning…

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