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The latest news on our Giving Back, retail & hospitality announcements and West Auckland community news.

VisionWest’s Winning Combination

Taema is typical of the people VisionWest is seeking to help with the innovative free foodstore and community support project, Paataka Kai. A solo mum with four children and elderly dependent parents, Taema struggles to make ends meet despite working two part-time jobs. Rent and heating are prioritised often at the expense of food on…

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The Future of Giving Back

The Future of Giving Back Over the last few years we at The Trusts have grown the amount we’ve given back to the West Auckland community to over one million dollars per year. But we are not stopping there. We plan to continue to help make big things happen in West Auckland by assisting with…

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Nominations close for Portage Licensing Trust by-election

Nominations closed at noon today for the Portage Licensing Trust by-election A by-election is being held for one position on the Portage Licensing Trust No. 2 (New Lynn) Ward, following the recent resignation of Clera Matafai. Those nominated are: CRAWLEY, Julie (Independent) NUTTALL, Pam (Labour) WATSON, Sara (West Auckland Licensing Trust Action Group) A postal…

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PLT By-Election

Portage Licensing Trust No. 2 (New Lynn) Ward By-Election As a result of an extra-ordinary vacancy, under sections 52, 53 & 120 of the Local Electoral Act 2001, notice is given that on Wednesday 19 September 2018, a by-election will be held under the first-past-the-post electoral system by postal vote for one member of the Portage…

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Anzac Day

West Auckland ANZAC Day Services 2018

Twelve Anzac Day services to be held around West Auckland The Anzac Day parades and services scheduled for west Auckland, start as usual with the poignant, candle-lit Dawn Service at Waikumete Cemetery, the second biggest in Auckland. The services are: Waikumete Cemetery Dawn Parade: assembly: 5.45am in cemetery for a 6am service at Cenotaph, Waikumete…

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Million Dollar Mission 2018 Finalists

Million Dollar Mission 2018 Finalists Announcement The Trusts Million Dollar Mission 2018 selection panel has narrowed down 148 applications from community organisations doing amazing work in West Auckland to 32 finalists to go through to the voting phase of Million Dollar Mission. These organisations are now in the running for their share of $1m of…

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The Good Home Lincoln Road

The Good Home Lincoln Road

The Good Home Lincoln Road is now open Our latest hospitality venue The Good Home Lincoln Road is now open, come on in, put your feet up and stay a while… Located on Lincoln Road, the newly renovated Good home makes the most of its sunny position with a newly extended outdoor area. The space…

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