In 1959 a swimming and diving pool was constructed on the side of the hill alongside Wellington East Girls College (WEGC). It was an outdoor, unheated concrete pool built by hand.
An initiative focused on helping young people become work-ready and gain employ-ment is gaining traction among local businesses.
With art, culture and sport considered the usual beneficiaries of Trust House donations, community health and wellbeing is also getting a healthy slice of the pie.
Since 2009 the Trust House Foundation has provided around $175,000 of funding for automatic external defibrillators (AEDs).
Momentum is building for February’s Summer Concert in Masterton with one of the headline acts winning big at the recent New Zealand Music awards.
Upper Hutt Community Youth Trust is a charitable trust working with young people to help them realise hope for a better future. We run a youth centre, barista training course, recording studio, wellbeing courses and leadership training with young people, as well as a number of other youth programmes and mentoring.
Hastings group, riding for the disabled provides therapeutic riding for clients from all areas of Hawke’s Bay, who have a variety of physical, intellectual and emotional and behavioral disabilities.