Ōrongomai Marae Receives MY Children Funding

Ōrongomai Marae is the organisation we’re delighted to be supporting through our 2017 MY Children funding programme. Aligning with our focus on fostering nurturing families and supportive communities, the Marae – whose kaupapa is kotahitanga and that we all have a responsibility to our tamariki whether or not they are from us – has been able to introduce a Whanau support person… Read more »

Join Us to Celebrate!

Photo of Youth Dance Trust performance at International Dance Day 2017

It’s our favourite time of the year – when we get together to celebrate our incredible community groups and share exciting news and updates from the trust! We warmly invite you to join us for this occasion. Wellington Community Trust – Annual Public Meeting 2016/17 Wednesday 2 August, 5.15-7.00pm Wellington Indian Association, 48 Kemp Street,… Read more »

Welcome Georgie Ferrari – Our CE

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Georgie Ferrari to the role of CE, Wellington Community Trust. Georgie brings more than 25 years’ experience in the not-for-profit sector, working in the areas of youth, health, housing, disability, education and violence prevention in New Zealand, New South Wales and Victoria.  Along with a masters degree in policy… Read more »

Farewell To Mark

A big thank you to Mark Cassidy for all his contributions to the Wellington community in his role as CE of the Wellington Community Trust... Read more »

Celebrating our 2015/16 year

The crowd waves for the camera at the 2016 annual meeting On 6 July over 100 people gathered at the Circus Hub in Newtown to celebrate the successes of the past year and hear about Wellington Community Trust's (WCT) future plans... Read more »

Water safety programme helps local schools

The Kiwi Swim Safe School helps teachers and their students with swimming, water safety, survival and beach safety skills. Sarah Gibbison, the Wellington-based Education Advisor for Swimming NZ recently visited Makara Model School to see how they were getting on... Read more »