Friday, April 27, 2018
youth mentoring te puke

Youth Mentoring and Walking Side by Side, Hand in Hand

Today, Tracey, Parminda and I rocked up to the Legal Structures for Social Enterprise workshop held by Akina Foundation at VentureCentre Tauranga.   Unfortunately, we are...
Ben Day (on left) from Safer Teams presenting Health and Safety Package to Steve Fawcett of Vector Group Charitable Trust.

Business and Non-Profit Collaboration in Te Puke

Ben Day from BMINZ dropped off the Safer Teams Health and Safety Package for Vector Group Charitable Trust today. Giles and Hayley from BMINZ...
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Emotional Reaction to Disbelief, Vision and Things That Could Go Wrong

When I consider our youth and community project here in Te Puke and reflect on the impossibilities, some days I am just bewildered by...
100% Phil Booth & Jaycar Te Puke

VGCT a winner thanks to 100% Phil Booth & Jaycar

Huge shout out to 100% Phil Booth & Jaycar for nominating us the winners of the Docking Station and Dual Charger competition run on...
Waitangi Day 2018 Te Puke

Whilst Te Puke Sleeps, VGCT plays the night away and into the dawn of...

Whilst Te Puke was sleeping last night and into the early hours of this morning, I was up with youth till about 4am. We at...
Severe Weather Warnings BOP

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...

Sponsorship Opportunity in Te Puke – Our People, Our Space – Te Puke’s Vector...

The iconic RSA building has a long history of community use, initially as a notable Church in 1920 and then the RSA from 1980s....
Happy Chinese New Year 春节快乐

Happy Chinese New Year 春节快乐

As we head in to February (15-21), keep an eye out for Chinese celebrations as they head into their New Year, For Chinese, 2018...
Our Youth, Our Future

Why Youth? and what makes Vector Group Charitable Trust different

Let us begin with some remarkable attributes that can be found in youth. Firstly, would be passion for fun creativity and a longing to...
Freedom and expression in Governance

Creativity allows others to do things even if you disagree with them

I recently read an article on CNBC on "Why Mark Zuckerberg lets Facebook workers do things he disagrees with". And to be honest, love...
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Summer high-risk for fun activities and community collaboration in Te Puke ;-)

Whether you’re back in the thick of it or still on a well-earned break taking advantage of the piping hot weather, we hope you...
Te Puke A&P show

Te Puke A & P Show

This is NZ's FIRST camp in Tractor pull event. Bring your tent and make a weekend of it. Setup on Friday so get along...

How Te Puke’s goodness grows

Te Puke has stopped vibrating. “It's great!” says Mark Boyle, managing director of Te Puke Economic Development Group and the un-anointed high priest of...
Dentist Nicky Francis of Do Gooder with an eco friendly toothbrush.

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...

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Maketu Pies Sponsors Te Puke Film for the second year in a row!

Maketu Pies Sponsor Te Puke Film for the second year in a row!

Wow! Maketu Pies you have blown us away yet again with your generosity. Last year Maketu Pies sponsored Te Puke Film, aka Candy Floss Clouds...

BP Challenge winners at Te Puke High School today ‘ were ‘CHILLOUT’

Steve had the privilege alongside TP EDG and business owners to judge the BP Challenge at Te Puke High School. Steve commented, "I was...

Scholarship Kudos for Brooke

Nawwww Brooke Ellis-Smith 💕💕 So proud of ya ;-) Read the article here http://tepuketimes.communitynews.co.nz/