Sporting Icons Swing in Behind our Cyclone Relief Fund

The winning team from Golf for Hawke’s Bay event A celebrity studded golf fundraising drive and auction dinner in Hamilton has raised over $70 thousand for Hawke’s Bay Foundation’s Cyclone Relief Fund. The event held last Thursday at Hamilton’s St. Andrew’s Golf Club drew a high profile card of 22 teams and 88 players including … Continued

Hawke’s Bay Foundation Supports Charities Facing Myriad of Issues

Family Works Hawke’s Bay Hawke’s Bay Foundation funding is helping the charitable sector address growing concerns over staff retention amidst a flurry of burgeoning post cyclone challenges. Meeting face-to-face with 44 charities earlier this month, Hawke’s Bay Foundation’s annual Round Table sessions turned the spotlight on a number of emerging themes within the sector in … Continued

Historic House Sale Produces Record Gift for Hawke’s Bay Foundation

The sale price of an iconic Hawke’s Bay River Lodge property has far exceeded expectations and now underpins what is the largest gift ever made to Hawke’s Bay Foundation by a single donor. Whilst the purchase price of Val and Dick Bradshaw’s Tuki Tuki holiday home remains confidential, Tremains Real Estate (who facilitated the sale) … Continued

Cyclone Relief Fund Performs Critical Function for Charities

Hawke’s Bay Foundation has tagged and distributed over 42 percent of its growing Cyclone Relief Fund to date, bolstering local charities with vital funding. As at 5th April, 2023, Hawke’s Bay Foundation has granted its fifth round of distributions to frontline charities taking to a total of $756,000 the funding it’s now distributed or had … Continued

Family Foundation Donates to Cyclone Relief

Amy Walker (Visy Chief Human Resources Officer), Rosabella (Visy Board team member) with Fiona Geminder (Co-Owner, Visy) at Visy Board Wiri in Auckland A private family foundation and its adjoining packaging and resource recovery business has made a $250,000 donation to support cyclone-affected Hawke’s Bay communities. The money donated by Visy through the Pratt Foundation … Continued

Local Donor Leaves Lasting Gift to Migrant Community

Local donor Gary Roselli Giving to local causes by gifting in perpetuity through Hawke’s Bay Foundation is helping fulfill a Hastings man’s drive to support Hawke’s Bay’s migrant community. Through Hawke’s Bay Foundation, Gary Roselli will gift in June $12 thousand to Hawke’s Bay’s Multicultural Society, to help address what he calls a housing crisis … Continued

Celebrating Community Philanthropy

Hawke’s Bay Foundation Executive Officer Amy Bowkett meets Governor General of New Zealand and Patron of Community Foundations of New Zealand, Dame Cindy Kiro Hawke’s Bay Foundation was honoured to celebrate the growth of community philanthropy across Aotearoa NZ, together with Community Foundations of New Zealand Patron, The Rt Hon Dame Cindy Kiro, Governor-General of … Continued

Hawke’s Bay Foundation Bolsters Charities with New Round of Cyclone Assistance

Hawke’s Bay Foundation’s Cyclone Relief Fund will today distribute its fourth round of distributions to frontline charities taking to a total of $346,000 the funding it’s now mobilised from donors. Meeting under urgency again last week, the Foundation’s specialist Distribution Committee has moved to distribute $146,000 to nine more charities helping to assist those worst … Continued

Cyclone Relief Fund Attracts All Black Support

All Black’s No.9 Brad Weber is offering up a challenge to fans to support his home region through Hawke’s Bay Foundation’s Cyclone Relief Fund. “Cyclone Gabrielle has left my beautiful hometown of Hawke’s Bay, its communities and residents completely ravaged, some beyond repair. I’m afraid that it will soon become “yesterday’s news” and the ongoing … Continued