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

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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VisionWest’s Winning Combination

We give back our profits to the community in all sorts of ways. One of those ways is Million Dollar Mission – an initiative that helps community organisations achieve big things in West Auckland. VisionWest is a recent recipient of Million Dollar Mission funding. Taema is typical of the people VisionWest is seeking to help…

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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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