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

Vital Upgrade For Waitakere BMX Club

Vital Upgrade For Waitakere BMX Club There’s a real buzz at Waitakere BMX Club at the moment. Club members are not only looking forward to the start of the new season in September, they are also super excited about the long-anticipated upgrade to their track at 103 Glen Road, Ranui. Since becoming an Olympic sport…

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Sustainability Takes Centre Stage At Laingholm Kindergarten

Sustainability Takes Centre Stage At Laingholm Kindergarten Learning about the environment and making sustainable choices is an important part of early childhood education at Laingholm Kindergarten. The kindy is all about inspiring and developing enquiring minds as children learn about the world through play. And now thanks to the $21,355 of Million Dollar Mission funding,…

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Thanks a $2.5 million West Auckland!

Thanks a $2.5 million West Auckland! The financial results for your Trusts for the 2018/19 year are in. Thank you West Auckland! By supporting The Trusts, you are supporting great causes in our community – everything from playgrounds and school vans to sports gear, surf club equipment and support for the Special Baby Care Unit…

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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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