$100,000 BOOST FOR RURAL WELLBEING.
In a training room at Eastpack’s Te Puke headquarters, a handpicked group of managers are learning how to identify workmates with failing mental health. “I’m finding it really interesting learning the background to mental health,” says coolstore team leader Josh Lang.
TRINITY KOHA DENTAL.
A desperate young woman walked into the mobile Trinity Koha Dental Clinic with a front row of rotting teeth – and walked out with a wide smile. Nurse Emily Schulz was there during one of the woman’s stints in the dentist’s chair. Over two treatments, she received $6000 worth of dental treatment for free. READ MORE >>
GETTING EDUCATION BACK ON TRACK WITH A NEW FLEET OF VANS.
Students at a Tauranga alternative education programme now have two brand new vans, donated by Trinity Lands. ImpacTauranga supports young people who have been forced out, or have chosen to leave, mainstream education at Tauranga Girls’, Tauranga Boys’ or Otumoetai colleges. READ MORE >>
MAKETU MEDICAL RESPONSE.
After years of responding to medical emergencies in the rural communities east of Te Puke using vans, trucks, and second-hand ambulances, the Maketu fire service now has a brand-new, purpose-built, fully kitted-out medical response vehicle. READ MORE >>
TE PUKE’S NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART AMBULANCE.
Te Puke is home-base for a brand new, state-of-the-art ambulance which will serve the ill and injured across the Western Bay of Plenty.
Trinity Lands donated the $218,000 Mercedes Sprinter to St John at a ceremony in Te Puke on September 1, 2020. READ MORE >>
LARGE DONATION PUTS SOUTH WAIKATO MENZSHED BACK ON TRACK FOLLOWING TOOL THEFT.
Weeks after thieves stole close to $4000 worth of brand-new tools from the Tokoroa branch of the charity before it could even officially open, the shed has received a $5000 donation from New Zealand agriculture and horticulture business Trinity Lands Limited to replace them. READ MORE >>
IAN ELLIOTT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 2020 WINNER:
Ngāi Tahu dairy farmer Victoria Trayner is the inaugural recipient of the Ian Elliott Memorial Scholarship. A $7500 grant from Trinity Lands, the “Farming for Good” company Ian led for many years, will pay Victoria’s fees to attend the Fonterra Governance Programme in 2020. READ MORE >>
SUPPORTING YOUNG SCIENCE MINDS
House of Science is a programme which supplies schools with ready-made science kits to ignite a love of science in young minds. It is credited with making science fun for a generation of Kiwi kids who will have opportunities for careers in related areas such as engineering, innovation and product development. Trinity Lands has funded the establishment of a South Waikato branch of the not-for-profit organisation, and committed to keeping it going for the next three years. READ MORE >>
HELPING HALO FEED OUR NEIGHBOURS
Every morning, Halo Trust sets out in a small refrigerated van to distribute food to hungry people across Tokoroa. Marina Pullen and her team of volunteers take kai donated by Countdown, and give it to children, the elderly, and families. Trinity Lands is proud to support Marina’s relentless drive to make a difference in our community. READ MORE >>
EMPOWERING A COMMUNITY OF KINDNESS
EmpowermentNZ offers Te Puke’s needy everything from a shower, to a meal, to counselling. The community hub welcomes the homeless, the lonely and – increasingly – the working poor, and surrounds them with support, education and love. Trinity Lands is proud to be EmpowermentNZ’s largest corporate donor, enabling the phenomenal work they do for those struggling in the heart of Kiwifruit country. READ MORE >>
LOCAL FARMERS DONATE $235,000 for WAIKATO AMBULANCE & BOP REFRIGERATED FOOD TRUCK TO CELEBRATE 65 YEARS OF FARMING FOR GOOD
A brand new $185,000 state-of-the-art St Johns ambulance has hit the roads of South Waikato today thanks to the generosity of Trinity Lands, a set of trust farms farming for good to give their profits back to the community and good. READ MORE >>