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

The Trusts Career Open Day

The Trusts Career Open Day Looking for an opportunity to kick start your career in retail or hospitality? Come along to The Trusts Career Open Day at Quality Hotel Lincoln Green on Wednesday the 24th of October from 9am to 3pm. We are looking for the next retail and hospitality superstars who are keen to…

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Helping Auckland LandSAR Save Lives

The Trusts help Auckland Land Search & Rescue Save Lives For people who get into difficulties while out tramping or boating off the shoreline, Auckland Land Search and Rescue (LandSAR) can quite simply make the difference between life and death. The Trusts through Million Dollar Mission is proud to support the tremendous work of Auckland LandSAR.…

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Waka Ama Launched Thanks To Million Dollar Mission Funding

Waka Ama Launched Thanks To Million Dollar Mission Funding Sunday 2 September was an exciting day for Te Kura Kaupapa Māori O Hoani Waititi Marae as their long-awaited waka ama were launched in a special ceremony at Te Atatu Peninsula’s Taipari Strand.   Lots of people including specially invited guests such as The Trusts CEO Simon Wickham and members of the…

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Matuku Link’s Mission

Matuku Link’s Mission For the past two years, we have given back one million dollars to community groups all over West Auckland through our Million Dollar Mission.   During the initial two-month application phase The Trusts receive hundreds of entries. A handpicked selection panel, including members of the Local Boards and other leading West Aucklanders, choose the 30 or so most deserving groups. Million…

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Giving back to West Auckland Sport

Giving Back to West Auckland Sport The Trusts Sport Waitakere Excellence Awards celebrate sporting excellence in West Auckland. Sport Waitakere has proudly hosted these awards for more than 20 years, recognising the achievements of athletes, clubs, coaches, volunteers and officials. “We are grateful for The Trusts as the naming rights sponsor of the Sport Waitakere…

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Pam Nutall

Welcome to new Portage Licensing Trust representative: Pam Nuttall

Welcome to new Portage Licensing Trust representative: Pam Nuttall The Portage Licensing Trust welcomed new Elected Member, Pam Nuttall, to its team following a by-election in the New Lynn ward. Pam is a senior lecturer at AUT University Law School, with two decades experience lecturing commercial, contract, company and employment law, as well as significant…

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Results out for Portage Licensing Trust by-election

Results out for Portage Licensing Trust by-election   Pam NUTTALL has been elected as the new member for the Portage Licensing Trust No 2 (New Lynn) Ward, following a by-election which concluded at midday today. Final results are: CRAWLEY, Julie (Independent) 173 votes received NUTTALL, Pam (Labour) 1,049 votes received WATSON, Sara (West Auckland Licensing…

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The Trusts Spooks & Sparks

The Trusts Spooks & Sparks 2018

The Trusts Spooks & Sparks 2018 The Trusts are both excited and proud to be the named sponsors of what is regarded as the largest and most spectacular family friendly Halloween and Fireworks Show in New Zealand – The Trusts Spooks & Sparks.   Spooks and Sparks 2018 will be held at The Trusts Arena on…

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West Auckland’s Growing Restaurant Scene

West Auckland’s Growing Restaurant Scene   Like any suburban area in Auckland, or any developed city in the world, the central city is always a magnet to wine and dine.  Throw in a beautiful harbour and hospitality companies line up to open the latest restaurant or bar.  In West Auckland we have our own beautiful scenery, noteworthy…

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Arts projects for vulnerable youth

Arts projects helping vulnerable young people The Trusts Million Dollar Mission is all about recognising and supporting the amazing work of community and voluntary groups throughout West Auckland. There are thousands of volunteers achieving great things for our communities every day. Sometimes though it’s the Simple things that have the biggest impact. This was certainly…

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