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18 April, 2024

Te Kōhao Health opens Taakiri Tuu Wellness and Diagnostic Centre

We had the honour of attending and speaking at the opening of Te Kōhao Health’s Taakiri Tuu Wellness and Diagnostic Centre opening on 15 April. Following a six-year journey, the new centre based in Enderley, Hamilton has been designed to be proactive in prevention and hopes to disrupt the historic…

Dennis Turton, Trust Waikato Chief Executive and Michelle Nathan, Department of Internal Affairs Community Funding Advisor, holding their gifted waka huia (treasure box) taonga for their organisation's contribution to the centre.

Plans for New National Wetland Discovery Centre

The National Wetland Trust is working to increase knowledge, appreciation and understanding of the value of wetlands, which support a greater diversity of native…

Impact Stories
3 December, 2019
Volunteering kids smiling.

Government Support for Waikato Regional Theatre

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today announced Government support for the Waikato Regional Theatre. The Provincial Growth Fund has granted $12 million towards the $74…

31 October, 2019
Trust Waikato team standing alongside Jacinda Ardern.

Minogue Park netball courts set for resurfacing

Hamilton’s home of netball is set for a major court upgrade. Minogue Park, in Forest Lake, is the home to the Hamilton City Netball…

Impact Stories
11 October, 2019
Fraser Tech Premier Reserve team celebrating their win of the 2017 netball tournament.

Living punga to become green wall at primary school

A living retaining wall made of 100 punga logs is the next step in Hamilton East Primary School’s nature trail rejuvenation. The logs will…

Impact Stories
10 October, 2019
Parent representative Megan Lyon (left) and teacher Olive Jones on the Hamilton East Primary School nature trail. Photo / Jennie-Louise Kendrick Hamilton News By: Jennie-Louise Kendrick, Wintec journalism student.

Trust Waikato recognised by United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment

The United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), the world’s leading proponent of responsible investment, has recognised Trust Waikato in an international leaders’ group…

25 September, 2019
Landscape of trees and river from above.

$1 million boost for Te Ara Wai

Fundraising for Te Ara Wai is well underway with Trust Waikato announcing that it will inject $1 million into Waipa’s new museum and discovery…

Impact Stories
17 September, 2019
Trust Waikato staff visit Waipa District Council to learn more about the Te Ara Wai project.

Impact Hub Waikato Launches

The only Impact Hub in Australasia, has just launched in Waikato, New Zealand. Impact Hub Waikato will support and expand the social enterprise sector…

Impact Stories
12 June, 2019
Impact Hub Waikato - Inspire | Connect | Enable

Paul Schmitz - building collective impact

Over 200 people from across the Waikato region attended the Paul Schmitz workshop on May the 8th. This event was hosted by the Hamilton…

17 April, 2019
Paul Schmitz at the Atrium, Wintec hosting the workshop "Building collective leadership to achieve greater social impact".

Kiwi Release at Maungatautari

A number of juvenile kiwi have been released at Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari over the past year. This video shows two of these young birds…

Impact Stories
5 March, 2019
Juvenile kiwi being held by Sanctuary Mountain staff.