Recipients

Stories

Every year our community grants are used by some amazing organisations to achieve positive outcomes in the South Auckland community. We bring you inspiring stories from our recipients who are using the Trust’s funding to change lives.

Who Did You Help Today?

Who Did You Help Today?

Who Did You Help Today? is both a thought-provoking question and the name of a charity known for “unleashing the magic of helping”. Founder Stacey Shortall asks her children that question over dinner each night, and mentioned it during a speech at an awards dinner....

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Everybody is a Treasure

Everybody is a Treasure

The top athletes get picked for Rep teams...but what happens to the most talented young artists?  They are often met with family encouragement to go get a real job.  And with stats like the ones just teased out by NZ On Air and Creative NZ it is no...

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ATHLETICS NZ throwlikeagirl

ATHLETICS NZ throwlikeagirl

With a grant from the Auckland Airport Community Trust, Athletics NZs #throwlikeagirl programme, which aims to support young women and coaches develop skills, has been launched. We find out more about the innovative programme with the help of its founder and ANZ High...

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The University of Auckland “Understand Me”

The University of Auckland “Understand Me”

CAN WE TRANSFORM AT-RISK COMMUNITIES? The Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Auckland: Professor Janet Gaffney and colleagues from the Marie Clay Research Centre have recently launched a small pilot project with $49,399 from Auckland Airport...

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