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The Trusts Stores Get Back In Business Tomorrow

9 July 2019 4:00pm   THE TRUSTS STORES GET BACK IN BUSINESS TOMORROW     All 27 retail outlets operated by The Trusts will be open tomorrow (July 10), observing their usual trading hours.  The Trusts’ CEO Simon Wickham says today’s arrest of the alleged offender in both armed robberies at Trust outlets has enabled the return…

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Partial Reopening Of Trusts Liquor Stores

9 July 2019   PARTIAL REOPENING FOR THE TRUSTS LIQUOR STORES The Trusts will open seven of its 27 liquor retail outlets from 2pm today on restricted hours. Trusts CEO Simon Wickham says opening seven outlets until 8pm will enable the Trusts to continue serving the people of West Auckland, while ensuring the safety of…

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Media Statement: Temporary Closure of Stores

Media Statement: Temporary Closure of Stores 8 July 2019   The Trusts are temporarily closing their West Liquor and Village Wines and Spirits outlets following two armed robberies within two days. Chief Executive Simon Wickham, said the Trusts’ priority was the safety of customers and staff. “While none of our staff were hurt physically, both…

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Netball Waitakere

New Sponsorship Deal Signed With Netball Waitakere

The Trusts Signs New Sponsorship Deal With Netball Waitakere  The Trusts has recently agreed an exciting one-year community partnership with Netball Waitakere. The sponsorship is worth $15,000 and will see the old outdated lighting in the Te Pai indoor netball centre replaced with brand new, more energy efficient LED lighting.   The new community partnership is something of a departure for The Trusts.…

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New Van For Henderson Intermediate

New Van For Henderson Intermediate   For Henderson Intermediate School, enabling students to flourish and grow across all areas is just as important as academic achievement. The school is proud of the broad programme of extra-curricular activities that is available to enrich students and develop their sporting abilities and talents.  Henderson Intermediate is a regular participant at inter-schools sports events. From rugby and netball through to athletics,…

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West City Band

On The Road With West City Band

On The Road With West City Band! Have you ever tried to squeeze a set of kettle drums into a hatchback car? Well, that was the problem faced by the West City Band every time they played a concert. A part of the West Auckland music scene for over 40 years, the West City Band…

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Defibrillators

Defibrillators at all Trusts sites

Thousands to Benefit from New Lifesaving Equipment Donation Thousands of West Aucklanders are set to benefit from a new initiative which will significantly increase the number of publicly available Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) around the region. A defibrillator or AED delivers an electric shock directly to a patient’s heart to help it return to a…

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Literacy Waitakere

Helping Address Adult Literacy Rates

Helping Address Adult Literacy Rates More needs to be done to de-stigmatise low adult literacy, and schools need greater resources in the early years, if we are to help educate the more than one million Kiwis who have literacy issues, according to an industry expert. Research shows that around a quarter of Kiwis do not…

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A Community Action of Kindness Brings Warmth to Many

A Community Action of Kindness Brings Warmth to Many A community activated action of kindness will again bring much needed warmth to thousands of children and families across Auckland this winter. ‘Give A Kid A Blanket’ was established in 2015 by social practice artists Bernie Harfleet and Donna Turtle Sarten. The initiative provides vulnerable children…

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Waitakere Hindi Language & Cultural School

Celebrations At Waitakere Hindi School!

Celebrations At Waitakere Hindi School! There’s much to celebrate at Waitakere Hindi Language and Cultural School. Not only has the school enjoyed success in this year’s Million Dollar Mission, the experience has also brought the whole school community together in a way that hadn’t been anticipated. Operating on Sundays out of St Dominic’s College, Henderson,…

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