Manawa Karioi Society

Manawa Karioi Society manages 13 hectares of land in Island Bay on behalf of the Tapu Te Ranga Trust which is based at Tapu Te Ranga marae: our objectives in managing the land are ecological restoration and provision of recreational opportunities (walking, running, mountain biking, horse riding). Our current priorities are planting climax forest species, weed control, installing track signage and tracking building.

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Zeal

We are Zeal. We are a family of passionate, creative misfits who believe that every young kiwi is creative and who dedicate our lives to helping them discover, express and develop their unique creativity.

We run youth development centres and services in West Auckland, Hamilton, Hawke's Bay, Taranaki, Kāpiti and Wellington. We also help young people in crisis online through our Online Crisis Intervention service.

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The New Zealand Bird Rescue Charitable Trust

The New Zealand Bird Rescue Charitable Trust accepts and cares for all New Zealand birds whether they are native, non-native or pet. Every bird in New Zealand is a NZ bird to us. We assist thousands of birds each year (between 4000 and 5000), many being the victims of cat attacks, road accidents, pollution (such as fishing line and nylon entanglements and botulism) or human cruelty.

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Waikanae Estuary Care Group

The Waikanae Estuary Care Group looks after the Waikanae Estuary Scientific Reserve in a collaborative partnership with DOC who own the land. The Group has been restoring the 65ha area either side of the Estuary to increase biodiversity. It also seeks to educate visitors about the significant importance of the area and monitor flora and fauna within the Reserve and surrounding KCDC Reserves. Throughout the year it gorws native plants in its Nursery, plants them and then weeds them to ensure good growth.

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Makaracarpas

We are a group of Makara and Ohariu locals who work to improve the environmental health of Makara and Ohariu - the beach, the estuary and the streams that wind their way up the catchment. Our focus is planting waterways, trapping pests, holding planting work parties and hosting an annual community field day. We are always keen for more volunteers, particularly for our planting days!

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Tanera Gully Restoration Project

We're re-establishing the biodiversity of 7+ hectares of inner Wellington to how it was pre-1830: out with rubbish, organic and inorganic. And in with what used to characterise this portion of Aotearoa. Regular first-Sunday of the month working parties. Volunteers sought to remove pest species, 100-years + of rubbish, trap predators and plant out original species: bring the blaze of late Spring Northern-rata flowers back to the hills of Wellington!

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Forest and Bird: Waitaki branch

We are the Waitaki (North Otago area) branch of Forest and Bird.

Since 1923 Forest & Bird has played a crucial role in preserving New Zealand’s environment and native species. We've helped establish conservation protection for a third of our country’s land mass, put an end to logging our publicly-owned native forests and helped prevent species such as the kakapo and kokako becoming extinct.

We have grown to number 80,000 members and supporters who make it possible for our staff to advocate for better legislation and policy to protect nature. Members also engage with local and regional councils to speak for nature in local and regional planning forums and educate their communities about conservation and environmental issues.

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Waitaki Community Gardens

Grow our land, grow our people, grow our future. We are a social and educational hub to share life skills across age, culture and gender. Our aim is to empower people of all ages to grow and cook their own food and build resilience. We run a range of programmes and services including courses and workshops for sustainable living skills, community garden working bees, work experience, local regeneration through our Community Natives Nursery, Te Reo Māori, community events and a variety of social enterprises.

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Janet Frame Eden Street Trust

‘I will treasure for the rest of my life an intimate encounter with heritage that began one evening along the Janet Frame Heritage Trail in Oamaru. As I read the brochure I noted that 56 Eden Street would not be included. The omission had such a power of attraction that I soon found myself standing in front of the house. I looked at its condition, its unpainted walls nested in knee-high grass. There were no lights. How could such a significant feature in the New Zealand cultural landscape be so neglected? And how could it be saved?’ ~ Bill Tramposch.

Bill and Peggy Tramposch went on to buy the house, set up a Trust, and establish funding for the restoration of the house. The property, 56 Eden Street, is now owned and administered by the Janet Frame Eden Street Trust.

The Trustees are: Chloe Searle (chair), Gordon Scott (treasurer), Alison Albiston (house and garden restorer) , Karen Ross (friends), Carol Berry (trustee) and Cara Tipping Smith (trustee).

The establishment of the Trust was undertaken with the support of Janet Frame and her sister June Gordon who assisted with the re-framing of the property and the work of the Trust.

The curator at 56 Eden Street is Lynley Caldwell who is assisted by a very able and enthusiastic band of volunteers on Sunday afternoons.

’56 Eden Street has been restored with an historian’s reverence and care, yet it does not all have the chill or distance of a museum. It feels like a family home.’ ~ Anna Smaill, writer.

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Te Kākano Aotearoa Trust

Te Kākano Aotearoa Trust is a Wanaka community-based native plant nursery that specialises in propagating plants of local origin (Upper Clutha region) and uses these plants for localised native habitat restoration. We work with local community groups, schools, organisations & businesses in the effort to promote hands-on community land care.

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MyBike Saudi Arabia

At mybike’s we want to provide the best customer service, with the most knowledgeable mechanics in the area, by a crew of people who are passionate about the sport. We look to improve safety, raise cycling awareness, promote health, and provide the best after sale service we possibly can.

The crew at MYBIKE Company has witnessed cycling change lives. The power of biking is unbelievably awesome. It reduces stress and allows the rider to make some amazing accomplishments.

We dare you to get on a bike, go on a ride, and not smile! It’s impossible.

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Educating Girls Globally

Educating Girls Globally is a New Zealand registered charity aiming to improve the standard of, and access to, girls' education worldwide. To achieve this aim, we raise funds primarily by motivating New Zealand high schools to run fundraising events in their communities. Since 2013, we have completed a number of construction projects in Malawi, focused on improving educational facilities for girls. These have included two toilet blocks and a security wall at a girls' school, two classrooms at Dzaleka Refugee Camp, and a girls' boarding hostel in rural Malawi.

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Parkinson’s New Zealand

Our mission is to provide support, education and information to people with Parkinson’s and Parkinsonism conditions, their carers, whānau and health professionals, and our vision is to make a positive and lasting difference to the lives of people living with Parkinson’s.

Parkinson’s New Zealand has 35 highly skilled Parkinson’s Community Educators who provide a vital range of free services for people with Parkinson’s and other Parkinsonism conditions throughout New Zealand. Our Community Educators provide home visits, exercise, social and support activities, advice, advocacy and referrals, and organise educational seminars and presentations.

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Couldrey House

Built in 1857, Couldrey House is an historic Victorian-Edwardian family home surrounded by beautiful gardens within Wenderholm Regional Park. The gracious colonial house sits between Wenderholm Beach and the Puhoi river (each a few minutes walk away through pohutukawa glades) and is furnished in a mixture of styles reflecting the eras and preoccupations of some notable past owners. With nine rooms on display over two storeys, visitors are warmly welcomed by our volunteer hosts for a small entrance fee.

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Humanitix

Humanitix is a first of its kind events ticketing platform, is entirely non-profit and backed by Google and Atlassian. 

Our model is simple. 100% of our profits fund education projects in Aotearoa New Zealand and abroad. This means that at no extra cost to you, we transform your tickets into a force for good.

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