The Circus Hub

The Circus Hub is a charitable trust located in Newtown, Wellington. Our school offers training space for professional circus performers and students, recreational classes for all ages and abilities, as well as social circus classes that strive to include underserved communities in Wellington.

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Cancer Society NZ

The Cancer Society of New Zealand is the leading organisation dedicated to reducing the incidence of cancer and ensuring the best cancer care for everyone in New Zealand. The Waikato/Bay of Plenty division is the second largest division.

We are the leading cancer patient advocate in New Zealand, providing a voice on all kinds of issues including cancer detection and treatment.

An independent charity, we are 100% community-funded. Thanks to the generosity of our communities and the dedication of hundreds of volunteers around the region, our services are free.

We are dedicated to improving community well-being by minimising the impact and incidence of cancer.

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Muscular Dystrophy Association (Tuaatara | Central Region)

We are a disabled persons’ organisation (one of only seven in NZ recognised under the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with a Disability). Our role is to represent, advocate for, and support the hundreds of people living with neuromuscular conditions (progressive muscle wasting disabilities) across the whole lower North Island.

Our vision is for our members to live their lives with ‘freedom beyond limits’

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The Hunger Project New Zealand

At The Hunger Project we believe that every human being deserves a life of fulfilment, self-reliance and dignity. We know that it's possible for hunger to end, and that our generation has the power to end it once and for all. People living in hunger are not the problem, they are the solution. Through sustainable, grassroots, women-centered strategies and in partnership with them, we unleash their capacity, creativity and leadership so they can end their own hunger.

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Kai for the Community

We are a small group of volunteers who provide a hot dinner on a Sunday evening to around 80 people (including homeless) from our vulnerable community in central Christchurch. We have a number of gaps in our roster this year for community groups to cater a meal (typically requires 7-12 people), or for individuals to provide a meal to assist our team. The food is supplied by volunteers and cooking is done off site and delivered hot ready to be served. You are welcome to stay for meal service and clean up.

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Waiheke Resources Trust

The WRT is all about creating a great place to live. We do lots of different things to reach that goal including education and events and there are lots of different issues that we think are important: water, waste, food resilience, biodiversity, energy, and transport.

The concept that underpins our work is the importance of a healthy and thriving environment. Such an environment allows a community to flourish, and within that community, a strong economy can exist.

We work to celebrate and protect all the resources we have already, and build capacity and knowledge in the community toward the creation of a resource-full future for all.

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Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary

A community project which aims to restore a 40 hectare 'mainland island' in Picton harbour, Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary offers amazing wildlife viewing, engaging school or group visits and volunteering opportunities. Only ten minutes from Picton, the Sanctuary can be accessed by private boat, water taxi or kayak. It is free to visit but donations are greatly appreciated.

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Mangere Mountain Education Centre. Te Pane o Mataoho

We help to encourage and create kaitiakitanga for our 70,000-year-old volcano.
We run guided walks covering either the archaeological or geological history.
We run hands-on workshops down at our education centre.
We have an amazing garden on site where we grow heritage food as well as everyday varieties of food.
All this work cannot happen without the amazing hands of volunteers.

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Mountains to Sea Conservation Trust

The Northland-based Mountains to Sea Conservation Trust is the national body and support organisation for the Experiencing Marine Reserves (EMR) marine education and Whitebait Connection (WBC) freshwater education programmes. Our programmes empower and support communities to achieve marine and freshwater conservation through science based experiential education, resources, projects and community engagement.

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NZ Landcare Trust

NZ Landcare Trust (NZLT) is an independent, non government Charitable Trust established in 1996. The Trust's mission is ‘Sustainable land management through community involvement'. The Trust works on a range of environmental projects, from large catchment based projects that deal with complex landcare issues to smaller, landcare groups with a specific biodiversity focus.

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Soil & Health Association of NZ Inc.

The Soil & Health Association is the largest membership organisation supporting organic food and farming in New Zealand and one of the oldest organic organisations in the world, established in 1941.
We are committed to advocating our maxim “Healthy Soil – Healthy Food – Healthy People” and to creating an organic New Zealand. Our activities include:
- Publishing Organic NZ – New Zealand’s leading organics magazine
- Supporting the development of research into organics
- Promoting organic production methods
- Work to curb pesticide use, provide information and education on the effect of pesticides on health and the environment
- Support local and national initiatives to halt chemical trespass
- Work to keep NZ farming, our food supply and the environment free of genetic engineering, pesticides and additives
- Provide information to key stakeholders including growers and consumers on how to grow, buy and eat fresh, safe organic food and issues recontamination in the food chain
- Work on behalf of its members to lobby local and central Government – influencing future policy
- Operate the Project Gro fund to assist school, maraes and community gardens with financial support to establish or redevelop organic gardens or provide mentoring support

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