Is this the single most defining trait of great leaders?

A while ago I read this article that really inspired me. I can most definitely identify with the statement that "All great leaders, from...

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‘How to’ tools

The Youth Mentoring Network, with support from the Ministry of Youth Development are proud to bring you How-to Tools for Mentors. We will add...

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Beautiful Attire for the Te Puke High School Ball

Wow! over 80 dresses donated by the community and abroad in support of students that attend Te Puke High School. We are thoroughly blown away by your generosity and the condition of these dresses, suits, shoes and jewelry. Contact Tracey on 0274532477...

Expanding Māori and Pasifika youth horizons – Great Potentials Foundation

MATES (Mentoring and Tutoring Education Scheme) is an Auckland-based programme, targeted to key transition stages in the schooling cycle. It supports low decile school students identified as being at risk of not reaching their academic potential to engage in positive learning...

New Year Honours 2014: Dale Williams, ONZM

A former mayor who championed innovative ways to get youth into work says he may have retired, but still has some unfinished business. Dale Williams served for three terms as Mayor of Otorohanga. He started in local politics as a member of the...

Vector Group Charitable Trust submission to the Western Bay of Plenty District Council Long Term Plan 2018/2028

18 April 2018 Vector Group Charitable Trust submission to the Western Bay of Plenty District Council Long Term Plan 2018/2028 We thank you for the opportunity to make a submission to Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s Long Term Plan 2018-2028. We thank Council...

Te Puke Vigil unifies community in the wake of the Christchurch Mosque shootings

Thank you to everyone who showed their support and care in our community tonight. A give-a-little page has also been setup to support the victims of the attack, you can find it here https://givealittle.co.nz/.../christchurch-shooting.. Anyone needing help dealing...

The Why, the How and the What of Vector Group – Envisioning Sustainable Communities Creatively

Stephen and Tracey Fawcett envisioned Vector Group Charitable Trust - (Envisioning Sustainable Communities Creatively) as a relationally vibrant and creatively-diverse community panel, to aid us in our Why. Belonging forms us into who we are as individuals and as community—we are the...

Epic Te Puke Main St Garage Sale and Love Te Puke Promotion

We will be there handing out flyers!!   Epic Te Puke Main St Garage Sale and Love Te Puke Promotion Jellicoe Street, Te Puke Jellicoe Street, Te Puke, Te Puke, Bay of Plenty Friday 10 February 2017 9:00am – 5:00pm Come to downtown Te Puke for deals,...

Major storm expected to hit Bay of Plenty – warn of flooding risk

Issued by MetService at 8:13pm Wednesday 31-Jan-2018 Major storm expected to hit the South Island with significant heavy rain and strong winds for much of the South...

Young Persons’ Support Services

Young Persons' Support Services Services Referral Process & Criteria Contact Child, Youth and Family FREE service. Support services for children and young people who are abused, neglected, or are in need...

Business promotes good oral health while reducing waste

We all miss ya Nicky Francis Congrats on your new venture 😉 proud as but please come back to Te Puke and help us with VGCT hahahahahaahah For...
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Lock it in!  HP48Hours 2018 Film Competition

We would like to see HEAPS of entries this year and show the other regions what talent we have here in the Bay of...

Todd McClay Supporters luncheon

We received an invitation from Jenny Wotten to attend a get-together with supporters of the National party just before Christmas (to those who had...

Cornerstone Design – Sponsor

A big shout out to Amy Cumming and co. aka Cornerstone Design. Appreciate you guys supporting local community and in particular toward some of our...

Thankyou Te Puke Baptist Church

Just wanted to say another thankyou to Te Puke Baptist church and their funding our table tennis tables. We began doing after school table...

Free coding workshops! a Te Puke first

Two holiday programmes with a difference launch in Te Puke and Katikati tomorrow, offering free coding programmes to eight to 13-year-olds. Tauranga's Venture Centre is...

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National Dance Battle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ezTh1ZnHMg A shout to all those who competed in the Te Puke National Dance Battle, those who attended the event, the financial backers...

Pink Shirt Day 2019

Pink Shirt Day is on Friday 17 May in 2019. Join the movement to stop bullying and spread aroha and kindness! The official Pink Shirt...

One Chance Youth Awards

The annual OneChance Youth Awards are back for 2019! Now in its 3rd year, the awards will conclude Youth Week (20-26 May) and will...

Te Puke Showdown – National Dance Battle

A WBOPDC funded Te Puke COLAB YED project. A Creative Communities funded project. A Te Puke Baptist Church (Oktoberfest) funded project

Police announce non-emergency number – it’s 105

At 10:05 am on the today, New Zealand Police launched 105 (“ten five”), the eagerly anticipated number for the public to report non-emergency situations to Police. “More than 60 years on from the first 111 call,...

“We are more than you see” “He wai hōhonu a mātou”

Youth Week 2019 will be held 18 - 26 May 2019!

Te Puke Vigil unifies community in the wake of the Christchurch Mosque shootings

Thank you to everyone who showed their support and care in our community tonight. A give-a-little page has also been setup to support the victims of the attack, you can find it...

Town wins big at Business Awards

Written by Isaac Gunson – Isaac was the Head Boy of Te Puke High School in 2017, and is currently studying Journalism at the New Zealand Broadcasting School. Photos here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/VectorGroupNZ/photos/?tab=album&album_id=798775750466067 Diversity, innovation, success, development and growth. Five words...

Waiāri Water Supply Scheme

Tauranga is growing and we need to provide core infrastructure to cope with the increase in our population. View Full Documentation Waiari Fact Sheet 1 Oct 17 Waiari FAQs Oct 17 The coastal strip from Mount Maunganui to Papamoa is predicted to...

Learn to Code Taster Workshop in Te Puke

Vector Group Charitable Trust and MAD.ventures collaborate to bring you Te Puke's first learn-to-code workshop. There is no doubt that the future is digital! This Learn-to-Code...

The wait is over: Te Puke High School Students check NCEA results

Tens of thousands of teenagers will be hitting the refresh button on their computers as their exam results are now out. Almost 168,000 NCEA students...

Calling Volunteer Youth to Carry Some Books

Calling Volunteers - Te Puke Kiwicoast Lions book fair has asked if we can help them on Saturday afternoon 2pm to help pack and...

The Why, the How and the What of Vector Group – Envisioning Sustainable Communities Creatively

Stephen and Tracey Fawcett envisioned Vector Group Charitable Trust - (Envisioning Sustainable Communities Creatively) as a relationally vibrant and creatively-diverse community panel, to aid...

SING! SING! SING! THE VIDEO

In a recent media release, Vector Group Charitable Trust said, “We are extremely privileged to be a part of the creative and collaborative sing,...
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