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West Auckland Charity Funding Shortfalls At Record Levels - Data

Monday, 18 October 2021, 2:46 pm | West Auckland Trusts

Hundreds of West Auckland charities and community groups are struggling to meet multimillion-dollar revenue shortfalls as the impact of COVID lockdowns continue - according to new figures. A Trusts initiative, the Your West Support Fund which ... More >>

Charities Brace For Surge In Demand Ahead Of Winter

Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 9:23 am | West Auckland Trusts

Charities are bracing for an expected surge in demand as the onset of winter and growing fears recent legislative changes may increase rents - place additional stress on families. To help address the increase in need, a social enterprise that derives ... More >>

Major Auckland Employer Signals Move To Living Wage

Tuesday, 9 February 2021, 10:47 am | West Auckland Trusts

One of West Auckland’s largest employers, the Trusts, will move its entire workforce to a living wage. The move is set to benefit more than 305 staff across the organisation’s 35 retail stores, hospitality venues and hotels. The first stage of the introduction ... More >>

One Of NZ’s Largest Community Publications Translated Into Te Reo Māori

Monday, 14 September 2020, 9:35 am | West Auckland Trusts

One of NZ’s largest free community publications will be published in both te reo Māori and English for the first time - in celebration of Māori Language Week (Te Wiki o te Reo Māori). Auckland charities which support Māori are also set to benefit ... More >>

Community Charities Struggling To Pay Power And Rent - Data

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 10:03 am | West Auckland Trusts

Large numbers of community groups are struggling to meet basic operating costs including; power bills, PPE and water rates according to new figures. New funding application data shows the average amount of funding sought by Auckland charities to cover their ... More >>

COVID-19: Charities To Benefit From New Emergency Fund

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 1:38 pm | West Auckland Trusts

Dozens of charities, whose revenue streams have been heavily impacted by COVID-19, are set to benefit from a new $500,000 emergency fund. The Your West Support fund launched today by The Trusts will provide dozens of charities and community groups ... More >>

Auckland Charities Receive Pre-Christmas Windfall

Monday, 25 November 2019, 11:30 am | West Auckland Trusts

More than 50 Auckland charities and community groups will receive an unexpected windfall thanks to a grant from a local social enterprise. More >>

Safety Initiative Set to Get Kids in Car Seats

Friday, 18 October 2019, 8:28 am | West Auckland Trusts

A new safety initiative to reduce the number of fatalities caused by children travelling in inadequate child restraints has been launched in West Auckland. More >>

Portage and Waitakere Licensing Trusts Elections

Friday, 19 July 2019, 8:32 am | West Auckland Trusts

Nominations are being sought for the Portage Licensing Trust and Waitakere Licensing Trust elections. More >>

New Funding Reduces Costs for Netball Centre

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 9:00 am | West Auckland Trusts

Thousands of West Auckland netballers and their families are set to benefit from new funding which will install energy efficient lighting at one of the region’s busiest community venues. More >>

70,000 First Aid Kits to be Donated to West Auckland Homes

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 8:48 am | West Auckland Trusts

A new charitable initiative is set to help address the rapidly increasing number of injuries caused by accidents across West Auckland households each year. More >>

Social Media Campaigns Help Kiwi Charities

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 10:02 am | West Auckland Trusts

Social media campaigns have helped dozens of New Zealand charities secure $1million in funding in less than two weeks through an online community initiative. More >>

Thousands Set to Benefit from $1 Million Fund

Monday, 5 March 2018, 9:46 am | West Auckland Trusts

Thousands of Kiwis are set to benefit from a charitable initiative which will see $1million allocated to community organisations that help a range of health, cultural, environment, education and other causes. More >>

Local Charities Encouraged to Apply for Share of $1 Million

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 4:20 pm | West Auckland Trusts

Local Charities Encouraged to Apply for Share of $1 Million Fund A local charity which received more than $100,000 in a lump sum donation is encouraging other charitable organisations to get behind an initiative which could see them secure a share of ... More >>

New Initiative Donates $1 Million to Charities

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 11:28 am | West Auckland Trusts

A new initiative which allowed public votes to decide which charities receive funding has donated $1million to 30 different causes. More >>

Thousands to Benefit from New Charitable Initiative

Friday, 17 March 2017, 12:25 pm | West Auckland Trusts

Thousands of children are expected to benefit from a new charitable initiative which will see $1million donated to those living in poverty as well as a range of other health, cultural and other causes. More >>

Pan-tastic efforts cook up medal honours

Tuesday, 11 September 2007, 10:30 am | West Auckland Trusts

Two of West Auckland’s leading chefs have scored medals for their outstanding food innovations at the prestigious New Zealand Culinary Fare held in Auckland this month. More >>