The committee had a chance to meet with grant recipients last night at the Trust House support office and congratulate them on their inspiring achievements.


Net Proceeds committee and Grant recipients

Top left:  Mike van Woerkom (Dalefield Hockey), Tom Hullena (Youth Guarantee), Lucy Griffiths (NPC), Jock Kershaw (NPC), Kieran McAnulty (NPC), Ray Southey (NPC) and Luther Toloa (Netball Wairarapa).

Bottom left: Mena Antonio (NPC), Cynthia Maling (Hospice Wairarapa), Heidi Holbrook (Kokomai Creative Festival) and Karl Taucher (NPC).

More grant recipients stories…


Trust House Foundation’s support has enabled us to continue running our Family Violence Programmes in the Hutt and Greater Wellington region, for children, young people, and adult women who are living with, or have experienced, family violence.

Time for old horses to learn new tricks

The days of bringing joy and happiness to people with disabilities could soon be over for a couple of friendly horses at the Wairarapa branch of Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA).

Mākoura students on the tools for homeless

A Masterton secondary school is giving students a head-start in the construction sector while at the same time providing some much needed help for homeless people.

Te Kura O Papatūānuku Wairarapa Earth school

Te Kura O Papatūānuku Wairarapa Earth school charitable trust aims to inspire, inform and enable
people of all ages to achieve practical solutions for the future of our community and a healthy planet.

Boxing Academy giving youth a fighting chance

Mums and dads need not be alarmed if their little treasures want to pull on some boxing gloves and climb into the ring

The Life Education Trust Wairarapa

The Life Education Trust Wairarapa, Tararua & Central Hawkes Bay is one of 33 Life Education community trusts based around NZ. We are a registered charity and are managed by a team of volunteer trustees.

First Health and Wellness Centre

Manaaki ki Wairarapa is a Charitable Trust registered with the Charities Commission.

Park Island to Glow for Matariki

As one of the best urban parks in the country, there is a lot to like about beautiful Queen Elizabeth Park in the centre of Masterton. For three nights over Queen’s Birthday Weekend there will be even more to enjoy, the Tirama Matariki Light Glow, where the Lake of Remembrance island comes alive with fairy-lights and displays of Maori imagery.

New Forest Outdoor Classroom

New Forest school is available for school classes, kindergartens, childcare centers and other groups that have education as their primary focus.

Stroke Central New Zealand

Stroke Central New Zealand is a not-for-profit, membership-based organisation for stroke survivors and their whanau.