Posts in Bay of Plenty
Surrogate Grandparents New Zealand Charitable Trust

Surrogate Grandparents is a New Zealand based Charitable Trust (CC54933) who connects families with surrogate grandparents in order to forge lasting friendships and family bonds.

What problems are we helping to solve?
Social isolation and loneliness are much more serious than just uncomfortable feelings... Research has shown that social isolation and loneliness has been linked with increased mortality, depression, high blood pressure and dementia. These are serious issues in New Zealand and not just for our older generations. Social isolation and loneliness are problems that people struggle with right across New Zealand's social demographics on a daily basis.

How can surrogate grandparents help?
Surrogate Grandparents is the bridge that connects generations. By connecting families with surrogate grandparents and grandparents with our children; we can fight social isolation and loneliness in New Zealand. Working together, we can make New Zealand a more caring and connected nation.

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House of Science

Do you love science and want to see more kids in NZ primary schools passionate about science?

We are a not-for-profit education support organisation that empowers primary and intermediate teachers to deliver meaningful hands-on science lessons. We produce amazing science resource kits that are shared among regional House of Science member schools through a unique library system. At our head office in Tauranga we develop and produce these kits.

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Te Puke Toy Library

We are a charitable organisation run by volunteers and Toy Librarians. At Te Puke Toy library our mission is to enable children throughout the Te Puke region to reach their full potential and milestones through play, giving them the best start in life and preparing them for their future growth. We believe that kids learn best through play, which is recognised as being hugely important in our children's development.

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