The inaugural Kokomai Creative Festival, Wairarapa held in October 2013 was a great success and the Wairarapa Arts Festival Trustees are looking forward to bringing you the 4th edition of Kokomai in October 2019.read more
Masterton Young Citizens Club has been open for the community since 1957. We are primarily a boxing gym, although over the past 30 years there have been many different clubs and groups that have used our building on Chapel Street.read more
Bellyful New Zealand is a nationwide charity who cook and deliver meals to families with newborn babies and families with young children who are struggling with illness, where there is little or no family or social support.read more
Access Radio station Arrow FM is doing more than just providing a platform for minority groups to be heard, it is also performing a valuable mentoring role.read more
Faced with a limited time to live, people experience a host of very significant and challenging changes. We stand alongside them, supporting and assisting their quality of life, their dying and their bereavement. Mary Potter Hospice looks after one in three people who die in Porirua.read more
A marae’s role as a focal point for the community took on added meaning at Martinborough’s Hau Ariki Marae in May with hundreds of volunteers lending a hand to support a major makeover.read more
Birthright Wellington Incorporated is a not for profit community social services organisation dedicated to the well-being of children and young people that are living in families that are led by one person.read more
Wairarapa Track and Field aims to provide an experience that is fun, supportive and progressive which develops your child to the best that they can be. We do this by providing opportunities for kids to participate in Athletics through events, developmental opportunities in schools and opportunities to be competitive.read more
Disability Resource Centre HB Trust (DRC – Living Life Connected), promotes independence by offering a quality service to enhance inclusion in the Hawke’s Bay community. Its vision is a society that is good for and to all. It provides a quality employment service, enables people with disabilities to achieve their aspirations, provides free, objective information to people with disabilities, and provides a positive, caring and supportive environment.read more
Long gone are the days when tennis racquets were packed away at the end of season and left to gather dust over winter.read more
Wairarapa Boxing Academyread more
A Wairarapa winter sports tournament for Year 7 and 8 students has the potential to attract schools from all over the lower North Island.
Organisers of the inaugural Wai Games, scheduled for the Term Two school holidays in July, believe the region has the facilities and infrastructure to successfully host such a tournament annually.
A newly appointed child advocate will be a “big boost” to the help and support Wairarapa Women’s Refuge can provide children and young people.read more
Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawke’s Bay make meaningful, supervised matches between adult volunteers and tamariki (young people) ages 6 through to 12. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of tamariki.read more
The CareVets Charitable Foundation is a non-profit charity and was set up by the directors of CareVets veterinary clinics to provide for the welfare of animals in New Zealand.read more
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.read more
An initiative focused on helping young people become work-ready and gain employ-ment is gaining traction among local businesses.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
D.R.E.A.M. Holiday Programmes have been wowing parents between New Zealand and Sydney’s Northern Beaches since its official launch in 2009. 2,565 children have experienced the wonder of these creative arts workshops. Click read more to watch a video about the Flaxmere initiative.read more
The Swimming Trust of Wellington approached Trust House back in 2016 to assist with costs in redeveloping an old dilapidated swimming pool at the local Girls College (see photo).read more
An old favourite is set to return to the miniature train track in Masterton’s Queen Elizabeth Park.read more
A free service ferrying Wairarapa people to and from appointments is potentially saving the health system tens of thousands of dollars a year.read more
A Carterton aged-care provider is a step closer to building a dedicated dementia facility capable of servicing southern Wairarapa.read more
Sara is Barnardos Children’s Safety Programme Coordinator for family violence services across Wellington. With 25 years of experience in this field, Sara is a true asset to Barnardos and the Programme. The grant helped us fund Sara’s salary so she can keep helping vulnerable children.read more
When you are diagnosed with incurable breast cancer, life as you know it changes.read more
The awesome Wairarapa Ki Uta, Wairarapa ki Tai at the Trust House Foundation grant evening.read more
Trust House Foundation Grants Evening Aug 18read more
A simple park is helping to make Masterton East the “best little community” in town.
To a passerby, McJorrow Park may look like any other playground, but for many of the residents in the “Cameron Block” it has slowly become an emblem of togetherness, and source of pride.
At the Leg-Up Trust we support and guide our clients to develop a trusting relationship/connection with horses and, through this, to develop their own self confidence, empathy and a sense of love and trust.read more
The Wairarapa Road Safety Council(WRSC) is an Incorporated Society (1991) of charitable status, contracted to Masterton, Carterton & South Wairarapa District Councils, to deliver a Road Safety programme across the region.read more
Martinborough Volunteer Fire Brigade’s new incident support vehicle, will enable it to respond to emergency calls more quickly and safely.read more
Based at Pandora Pond in Napier and established in 1997, Te Rau Oranga O Ngāti Kahungunu Waka Ama Club provides coaching and recreation opportunities for whānau, schools and local community organisations interested in improving health and well being through the sport of waka ama.read more
A Masterton secondary school’s use of an alternative to the traditional punitive responses to wrongdoing, is continuing to win the support of Trust House Ltd.
Restorative justice is based on the idea that a pupil needs to take responsibility for his or her actions.
Efforts to build a “motorsport park” in Masterton are gaining momentum with Trust House Ltd getting in behind the project.read more
Copthorne Solway Park Night Glow is proudly supported by Trust House Limited. We are looking forward to supporting this great event agin this year! See more of Marks wonderful photo and videos here…read more
Allan Pollard, Trust House CEO holding 100th Kiwi hatched at Pukaha.read more
While it’s no substitute for a real home, the Open Home Foundation’s Masterton base on Lincoln Road is the next best thing for at risk children.read more