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From fun creative events to youth mentoring, peer to peer counseling, and a “youth led” hub, we are a community led team with a passion to see Te Puke Youth, Family, Business and non-profits working and having fun together.

The former Te Puke RSA will now be home to the Vector Group Charitable...

A building that once honoured the families of Te Puke's past will be given a new lease of life as a venue for the...
Stephen and Tracey Fawcett at ‘The Loft’, a funky new space for the youth of Te Puke.

A place to belong

We all want somewhere to belong and the youth of Te Puke are no exception.After conducting a youth survey in Te Puke via their...
Opening the Loft: Meet the Winner of the MyCoke Pop-Up Party

Opening the Loft: Meet the Winner of the MyCoke Pop-Up Party – Tracey Fawcett

Who would you invite if you won a MyCoke Pop-Up Party? For Tracey Fawcett it was an easy decision.Tracey and her husband Stephen have...

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

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

Teenagers WANT a job, we want to work.

Ashleigh’s thoughts on the youth of Te Puke: Where we are now:I believe that in order to create a strong community of youth in Te...

Our intended outcome should always be to improve the standards that our young people...

Isaac Gunson’s thoughts on the Te Puke Youth Hub Core values:        Honest – in all of our affairs, we must be honest, and seek no...

THE Objects in New Zealand for Which this Trust is Established are:

THE Trust herein declared shall be called and known as: Vector Group Charitable Trust (Envisioning Sustainable Communities Creatively)1. (hereinafter called “the Trust”).OBJECTS2.THE objects in...

What’s in the name?

Name of non-profit community trust: Vector Group Holdings IncName Concept: A vector is an angle starting from one point and reaching outwards indefinitely....

Official Purpose and Structure

Vector Group Official Purpose & Structure Activities: Acts as an umbrella / resource bodyMakes grants / loans to individuals Sponsors / undertakes research Provides services (e.g. care /...
Vector Group Charitable Trust (VGCT) is registered with the New Zealand Police to have personnel of the organisation, its Associations and their Clubs checked for criminal histories that may put the community and our organisations as risk.

Police Vetting

Vector Group Charitable Trust (VGCT) is registered with the New Zealand Police to have personnel of the organisation, its Associations and their Clubs checked...
Vector Group Charitable Trust www.vectorgroup.org.nz is now live!

Vector Group Charitable Trust Website is Live!

Heya Te Puke Community, just letting you all know our website is live. It has been an amazing journey thus far and welcome you all...

Statement of Intent – VGCT, Annual and Long Term Plan

Statement of Intent - (working document). Vector Group Charitable Trust - PhilanthropicB2Business B2Non-Profit B2Youth Alignment to the Western Bay of Plenty Short and Long...

VGCT CC Licensing – IP (Intellectual Property)

Vector Group Charitable Trust's IP is registered under the Creative Commons Licensing. Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 New Zealand (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 NZ) These include but are not limited to...

Building a Better Community Through Diversity & Inclusion

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION Encouraging and embracing diversity and inclusion is part of our commitment to making Vector Group Charitable Trust an even better, more inspiring...

Diversity and Inclusion Policy

Owner: Vector Group Charitable Trust’s Board of Trustees Approved: January 2017Introduction Vector Group Charitable Trust’s workforce is made up of many individuals with diverse skills, values, backgrounds...

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Waiāri Water Supply Scheme

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There’s a new fridge coming to town, Te Puke’s first Community Fridge

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Youth Service Providers Ministry of Social Development

Region Organisation Name Service TLA or WardsAuckland Personalised Education Limited – known as Solomon Group Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs WARDS – Franklin, Howick, Manukau, Manurewa-Papakura, Maungakiekie-TamakiSTRIVE Community...