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

Young Local Athletes Awarded Scholarships

Young Local Athletes Awarded Scholarships A record number of West Auckland’s promising young athletes have applied to the Don Oliver Youth Sport Foundation for a training or scholarship grant. Their achievements will be celebrated at the annual awards evening to be held at The Trusts Arena in November.   Set up in 1997 in memory of the late Don…

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New Incubator for Waitakere Hospital

A New Incubator For Waitakere Hospital Thanks to Million Dollar Mission the Well Foundation, Waitakere Hospital’s charitable arm, recently took delivery of a state-of-the-art transport incubator. The much needed incubator will be used to transport premature babies to and from nearby hospitals for vital specialist tests and treatments. The Well Foundation’s Million Dollar Mission application certainly struck…

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Family Action Puts The Smile On Children’s Faces

Family Action Puts The Smile On Children’s Faces The Million Dollar Mission is all about providing support to community groups and charities wherever it’s needed and regardless of how big or small that need might be. Family Action is one of the organisations we have been able to help through the Million Dollar Mission. Here’s…

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Equipment Boost for Bay Olympic Soccer Club

Equipment Boost for Bay Olympic Soccer Club The winter soccer season may have come to a close, but for Bay Olympic Soccer Club there’s no such thing as an off-season. In fact, a full schedule of summer football is about to kick off in November. Situated in the heart of West Auckland at New Lynn, Bay Olympic is one of the…

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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 Million Dollar Mission funding of $39,555 was used to purchase the custom-made waka ama which will help to reconnect the children and whānau of the primary school and marae with their history and genealogy. The water has special significance in Māori culture because it symbolises the very essence of life.   ‘The waka ama will…

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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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