Hawke’s Bay Foundation gives back

The “community looking after the community” is undoubtedly at the heart of what the Hawke’s Bay foundation is all about. Trustees, donors and past recipients gathered together last night to celebrate $121,500 in grants to 48 community groups across the region. Check out the full article on our Foundation in Hawke’s Bay Today. Click Here

Giving back to your roots a lasting legacy

For seven decades, two brothers lived in and loved the people of Ashburton. It’s where they did their schooling, played sport and ended up running their successful farm. It’s also where they have and still are receiving medical treatment for various ailments. And because of this, Bob, 71, and Alan Johnston, 68, wants to ensure that young people from their beloved … Continued

Helping the community after you’re gone

There’s a new way to give to charity that’s gaining popularity, one that sets money aside especially for your community. Community foundations have been around in cities all over the world for years but it’s only in the last decade or so they’ve taken off here. In Tauranga alone, there’s a foundation that has $150 … Continued

New Arts Fund donations just the ticket

Organisers of the upcoming Harcourts Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival are helping to raise funds for the newly-established Hawke’s Bay Arts Fund by encouraging donations through the festival’s ticket sales. The Hawke’s Bay Arts Fund has been set up specifically to inject money into the region’s creative community. Harcourts Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival director, Pitsch Leiser, … Continued

Bay Buzz

Check out our Bay Buzz September 2017 newsletter. This months issue includes. Digital Seniors, run by Heretaunga Seniors, helps members navigate the often-bewildering world of smartphones, tablets and computers. We talk with Lawyer Graham Throp of Bramwell Bate who believes ‘with your will, there is a way’. Download Newsletter  

Bay Buzz

Check out our Bay Buzz July 2017 newsletter. This months issue includes. ZEAL The Home of Young Creatives. ZEAL Hawke’s Bay is part of a national organisation helping young people to navigate this journey. They’re making a real difference, developing the amazing creative talents of young New Zealanders as well as building their sense of community and … Continued

Bay Buzz

Check out our Bay Buzz May 2017 newsletter. This months issue includes. LIVE HERE: Lyn Williams, a Hawke’s Bay Foundation cornerstone donor, reflects on giving back to a region that has been good to him and his family. GIVE HERE: Pleroma – The Quiet Achievers Pleroma Social Services has been working at the heart of Central … Continued