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TECT Community Awards Winners Announced

Tuesday, 29 March 2022, 9:29 am | TECT

The winners of the TECT Community Awards have been announced online, with winner videos published on the TECT Facebook and website available to view now. The winners of the TECT Community Awards are: Event Excellence Award: Bay of Plenty Garden and ... More >>

Mouth-watering Menu Of Events At Flavours Of Plenty Festival

Thursday, 17 March 2022, 9:34 am | TECT

Whether you’re a foodie, or are just up for some flavourful fun, there’s something for everyone at the upcoming Flavours of Plenty Festival, taking place from 7 April to 10 April. Celebrating the Bay of Plenty’s plentiful produce, the festival will ... More >>

Building Gives Charity A New Lease On Life

Wednesday, 23 February 2022, 4:59 pm | TECT

Some of the BOP Youth Development Trust Team (Left to right) Mark Inman, Naomi Williams, Craig Nees, Rachel Wikeepa and Kasey Anderson. It's a building that's been given a new life. One full of energy, action, and the strengthening of young people – ... More >>

NZ SUP Nationals Making Its Way To Mount Maunganui

Friday, 18 February 2022, 9:37 am | TECT

New Zealand's best stand-up paddle boarders will be arriving in Mt Maunganui to be crowned the undisputed national stand-up paddle boarding champion from the 4th – 6th March at the EVES NZ SUP Nationals. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2202/75365d56d77096aba9d6.jpeg" ... More >>

High Court Issues Judgment On TECT Restructure

Thursday, 16 December 2021, 2:46 pm | TECT

TECT Trustees have today welcomed a decision from the High Court confirming that the proposed restructure of TECT is proper and lawful. On 14 May 2021, TECT Trustees filed an application in the High Court seeking orders under the Trusts Act 2019 that ... More >>

$1.2 Million Grant Announced To Assist Catchment Restoration Initiative

Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 9:17 am | TECT

TECT has recently approved $1.2 million worth of funding over the next three years to support Wai Kokopu Inc., a community catchment restoration project focusing on Te Waihī estuary and associated Pongakawa, Wharere, Punene and Kai Kokopu river ... More >>

$340K In TECT Funding Approved For Environmental Conservation Efforts

Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 9:13 am | TECT

Eight environmental conservation groups in the Western Bay of Plenty are celebrating after approval of a TECT grant which will provide funding for two years of operating costs. The funding application was approved in September, granting $341,880. Facilitated ... More >>

Nominations Closing Soon For TECT Community Awards

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 9:07 am | TECT

Nominations for the TECT Community Awards will close soon on Friday 29 October 2021 and can be made at www.tect.org.nz/community-awards-2022 . TECT Marketing and Communications Manager Laura Thomson-Bache says she is seeing many great nominations come through ... More >>

Katikati Festival Of Arts To Light Up Town In October

Monday, 27 September 2021, 1:36 pm | TECT

Katikati, an arty town half an hour north of Tauranga, is celebrating the Arts with its month-long Festival of Arts in October – albeit on a reduced scale due to Alert Level restrictions. Since 2006, the New Zealand Mural Contest and Festival of Arts ... More >>

Sailability Tauranga Offers Many Opportunities For Disabled Sailor

Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 9:38 am | TECT

For 43-year-old Dennis Young, living with Left Hemiparesis can have its challenges. “I am paralysed down the left-hand side of my body; it affects my walk, I can’t run as fast, I can’t stretch my left arm out, and I haven’t got as good a grip ... More >>

New Security System Protects Park From Crime

Monday, 19 July 2021, 8:46 am | TECT

Volunteers at Te Puna Quarry Park are feeling a great sense of relief and reassurance now a new security system has been installed following a series of thefts. The volunteer-run park, which is open year-round and is free for the public to visit, sees thousands ... More >>

Kapahaka Regionals Sees Four Teams Qualify For Nationals

Friday, 16 July 2021, 8:57 am | TECT

The Te Haka a Toi - Mataatua me Tākitimu ki Tauranga Secondary School Regional Kapahaka was held last Friday, seeing thousands flock to the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre to connect and be inspired by powerful performances. 12 school teams from ... More >>

Play Brings Colour, Culture, And A Vulture To Tauranga

Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 11:50 am | TECT

It was a weekend filled with laughs, wonder and intrigue at Baycourt Community and Arts Centre, with over 800 people gathering to watch Indian Ink’s powerful play ‘Paradise or the Impermanence Ice Cream’. As audiences settled into their seats ... More >>

New School Playground Developed With Student Input

Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 9:16 am | TECT

A new school playground at Tahatai Coast School has been a big hit with students and the wider Papamoa community, thanks to significant student input and funding from TECT. The playground, which was completed in December 2020, features slides, ... More >>

Kidz Need Dadz Working To Support New Fathers

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 9:08 am | TECT

It's an exciting time in life becoming a new dad. But it can also be a daunting one, with the family dynamic changing forever. But what is well known is that from early pregnancy through to the first parenting months, an involved father can support ... More >>

TECT Comment On Trustpower Retail Business Sale

Monday, 21 June 2021, 11:40 am | TECT

Trustpower has today announced the conditional sale of its gas, telecommunications, and retail electricity supply business to Mercury NZ Limited for $441 million. This follows Trustpower’s announcement in January that it was undertaking a strategic ... More >>

Helping The Not-for-profit Sector Grow With Good Governance

Monday, 21 June 2021, 9:14 am | TECT

It takes a lot to run a business, and not-for-profit (NFP) organisations are no different. But much of what keeps things running isn't just the day-to-day operations, but the governance happening behind the scenes. Governance in NFPs is increasingly ... More >>

School Recycling Programme Fun For Students

Tuesday, 15 June 2021, 9:05 am | TECT

It’s been an exciting week for students at Pyes Pa School. A delivery of 27 plants has arrived as a reward for their recycling efforts – all part of the Paper4Trees programme they have been involved in since 2002. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2106/ab89c6c5fa0ca57c4c0d.jpeg" ... More >>

New Role Helping Young People In Katikati Find Their Way Forward

Thursday, 10 June 2021, 8:33 am | TECT

Leaving school can be a daunting experience for any young person. But for some, lack of confidence and skills, poor public transport, and a feeling of disconnect from the community leaves them feeling lost and unsure of where to turn to. In Katikati, ... More >>

$2.3 Million In TECT Funding Approved For Community Groups

Wednesday, 26 May 2021, 9:02 am | TECT

It's been a big month for TECT funding, with the local trust approving around $2.3 million in grants towards a wide range of facilities and initiatives in our region. From a pontoon and playground equipment to a new surf rescue base and multipurpose ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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