The smell of sausages, home baking and lots of friendly smiles welcomed people to the opening of a ‘temporary’ community hub for Southshore Residents on Sunday, 16 September. It was great to see such a cross section of ages of people walking around and through the hub. Connectedness and purpose were...
Presbyterian Support Otago has a been helping local people for over 100 years and is one of the most respected and successful non-profit organisations in region, employing over 1100 people who are supported by 600 volunteers.
Each year The Tindall Foundation offers the opportunity to apply for tailored packages of capacity-building to small community organisations funded by us in the last three years. The regions that will be eligible for 2013 are Wellington, Dunedin and Auckland.
Close to $37,500 was raised at a recent black tie dinner to support the Naenae Boxing Academy and help former boxer Billy Graham give more boys in Naenae the chance of a better future.
In Glen Innes at the moment are large photographic portraits of GI residents on the fence of Ruapotaka Marae, at PAK'nSAVE and other community bumping spaces. They are part of a community project called Face2Face which is connected to an international art project, ‘Inside Out’. Communities around the world are invited...
The Taita Pomare Anglican Mission Project is using innovative activities to help men from Rimutkaka Prison’s Faith-based unit as they reintegrate into the community. Here is one that is proving very popular:
The Living Legends' 2012 planting events were completed this last weekend, 1 September, leaving a sense of pride with organisers all who were involved.
Last week the Working Together More Fund (WTMF) farewelled Barbara Edwards from her three-year role as Fund Administrator. All of the staff and Trustees of the five family foundations involved in WTMF agreed that Barbara has made an excellent job of developing, administering and managing the scheme.
Dr. Bruce D. Perry, a world-renowned neuro-psychiatrist from the USA, was in New Zealand last week speaking on the topic of transforming childhood trauma – a neuroscience approach to healing a recovery. He presented at conferences in Auckland, Wellington & Christchurch on behalf of The Brainwave Trust, an NZ charity...
Youth Connections Across Auckland, a Tindall Foundation funded initiative in collaboration with joint funder Auckland Airport Community Trust and several other key stakeholder organisations helps Auckland’s young people to get local jobs by improving the links between school leavers and local employers.