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Tamaki Primary School And Freemasons Plant 800 Trees

Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 10:04 am | Freemasons

Twenty school children from Tamaki Primary School in Panmure, and Freemasons from the Auckland area have planted 800 native trees in a single morning to help prevent erosion on a South Auckland farm. <img src="" ... More >>

Freemasons Help Children Plant Thousands Of Trees

Friday, 25 June 2021, 6:13 am | Freemasons

Freemasons are getting their hands dirty helping school children plant thousands of trees to help prevent erosion. The Freemasons Foundation has made a substantial donation to the schools-based Trees for Survival programme that grows and plants ... More >>

Freemasons Donate $200K In Scholarship Funding

Tuesday, 4 May 2021, 10:29 am | Freemasons

Freemasons NZ has donated $200,000 in scholarship funding to 28 Kiwi university students studying subjects ranging from conflict and terrorism studies to philosophy, nursing and engineering and primary school teaching. The annual donation from the ... More >>

Freemasons Donate $200K In Scholarship Funding

Monday, 25 May 2020, 12:27 pm | Freemasons

Freemasons NZ has donated $200,000 in scholarship funding to 28 Kiwi university students studying subjects ranging from environmental sciences and biomedical science to philosophy and primary school teaching. The annual donation from the Freemasons ... More >>

40 years of scholarships celebrate a wealth of talent

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 11:28 am | Freemasons

For 40 years Freemasons from throughout New Zealand have awarded nearly $5.2 million in scholarships to 1,162 of the country’s most talented university students. All they ask is that the students be completing a degree, be achieving consistent A-grades ... More >>

Fundraising Concert with Imogen Thirlwall at St Andrews

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 10:01 am | Freemasons

One of New Zealand's most versatile young sopranos, Imogen Thirlwall has established herself nationally as an artist who "commands attention on stage as a fine actress...her voice has such lift and energy, galvanizing any role she takes on" (Radio New ... More >>

Freemasons give, scholars receive

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 9:36 am | Freemasons

Completing their university degrees, 29 of the country’s top students have today (subs 10 May) been awarded Freemasons scholarships totalling $202,000. Distinguished Professor, neuroscientist and Freemason Sir Richard Faull presented the scholarships ... More >>

A new scholarship championing top grades and good deeds

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 5:01 pm | Freemasons

Veterinary students studying at Massey University have reason to smile with the announcement of a new scholarship that acknowledges consistently high grades, completing a degree and voluntary involvement in their local communities. More >>

Auckland lawyer to head Freemasons New Zealand

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 11:49 am | Freemasons

Mr Mark Winger of Sandringham, Auckland will be installed as the 79th Grand Master of Freemasons New Zealand, on Saturday (subs 19 November), becoming the most senior officer within the 7,000-strong organisation. He succeeds Mr John Litton of Waikanae. More >>

MP and Freemasons scholar presents 2016 scholarships

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 5:27 pm | Freemasons

On the eve of Budget Day, Labour List MP Jacinda Ardern—herself a scholarship recipient in 2001—presented $184,000 in Freemasons University Scholarships to 26 of the country’s top students. More >>

Millions in scholarships for top students

Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 9:56 am | Freemasons

University study has paid off for 30 students, who today were presented with Freemasons scholarships totalling $208,000. Sir Ray Avery GNZM handed the A-grade students their scholarships in Parliament’s Legislative Council Chamber. More >>

Freemasons Fill a Gap

Tuesday, 11 February 2014, 3:12 pm | Freemasons

Audio tours are a great way to learn about a city, to experience it visually while listening to your own personal guide. With an ever changing landscape and the desire to provide visitors and locals alike with an intimate tour of the Christchurch CBD, ... More >>

Student presents $240,000 in scholarships

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 8:39 am | Freemasons

Today 34 A-grade university students, recipients of Freemasons scholarships, received nearly a quarter of a million dollars from one of their own. Canterbury University law and politics student Sam Johnson, founder of The Student Volunteer Army, presented ... More >>

More study—more money

Wednesday, 23 May 2012, 11:10 am | Freemasons

University study has paid off for students, who tonight were presented with Freemasons scholarships totalling $220,000. The A-grade students were handed their scholarships by the Rt. Hon. Sir Don McKinnon at Parliament’s Legislative Council Chamber, with ... More >>

Student Army initiative wins over Freemasons

Tuesday, 10 May 2011, 1:55 pm | Freemasons

Sam Johnson, the Canterbury University student, who initiated the Student Army in the aftermath of the Christchurch earthquakes, won over Freemasons, A-grade university students from throughout New Zealand and their parents at a gathering in Hamilton ... More >>

Millions given in university scholarships

Tuesday, 10 May 2011, 1:50 pm | Freemasons

A-grade students from New Zealand universities were yesterday presented with Freemasons scholarships totaling $220,000 by Olympic athlete Sir John Walker at a ceremony at the University of Waikato More >>

Scholarships for A-grade university students

Thursday, 15 July 2010, 2:27 pm | Freemasons

It’s a great day to be an A-grade graduate or post-graduate student – applications open today for the 2011 Freemasons University Scholarships, totaling $230,000.  More >>

Freemasons NZ reviews Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol

Thursday, 24 September 2009, 5:00 pm | Freemasons

Fact or Fiction? That is always the question when thinking of a Dan Brown novel as there is no doubt that he writes his novels in the hazy twilight-zone in between. So, as a Freemason I was quite concerned at what this new book with our logo on the ... More >>

Statement from Freemasons New Zealand

Saturday, 12 September 2009, 1:33 pm | Freemasons

Freemasons New Zealand is aware that Dan Brown’s next novel, “The Lost Symbol”, is due for release on Tuesday 15 September.  As the Freemasons’ logo is on the cover of the book it can be assumed that Freemasonry features in the book. More >>

$3 million given in university scholarships

Tuesday, 12 May 2009, 11:52 am | Freemasons

Prime Minister John Key, last night presented 37 students with scholarships totaling $236,000 at Parliament’s Grand Hall in Wellington on behalf of Freemasons New Zealand. The students received university or post-graduate scholarships of either $6,000 or ... More >>