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 taking digital coding to the two towns on January 24 in Te Puke and January 25 in Katikati. Vector Group Charitable Trust is proud to collaborate with Venture Centre and bring to Te Puke something that...

Official VGCT News! Our new venue at 16 Oxford Street will carry the same name as our last venue.

After much deliberation as to naming our new venue, we have decided to keep "The Loft" and will name our new building at 16 Oxford Street under the same name as our previous location. The Loft serves as our youth headquarters, where we hold events, strategic planning, creatives, learning, and hang out. More on the full happenings at The...

Whilst Te Puke Sleeps, VGCT plays the night away and into the dawn of Waitangi Day 2018

Waitangi Day 2018 Te Puke
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 Vector Group were some of the first to experience Waitangi Day 2018. Some gamed on pcs, then shifted to a lot of pool and table tennis rivalry. We talked about a wide variety of subjects including...

100% Summer in Te Puke

100% Summer in Te Puke was a success with a great turn out regardless of rain. Due to the summer rain, Vector Group Charitable Trust hosted it at their venue. 100% free summer fun for our Bay of Plenty Communities. Come on down and get amongst it... • NZ Parkour Workshops • Hoop Nation – Basketball games/workshops • Chill out zone – bean bags,...

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

Opening the Loft: Meet the Winner of the MyCoke Pop-Up Party
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 always been passionate about helping the youth of Te Puke, and with the help of 4 others they set up The Vector Group Charitable Trust. “Our little town doesn’t have much in the way of doing...

Te Puke Dj’ing, Graffiti art, Ceroc, Hip Hop, bboy/bgirl Breaking, Calisthenics

Photo Credit: Mason Rose
For those interested in events and workshops on Dj'ing, Graffiti art, Ceroc, Hip Hop, bboy/bgirl Breaking, Calisthenics and also open to your suggestions, could you fill out contacts form so we can get in touch with updates. cheers!! We are aiming to have first event to you in February For those interested, could you fill out contacts form so we can...

The former Te Puke RSA will now be home to the Vector Group Charitable Trust and its youth programmes.

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 town's youth - and the community is being invited to lend a financial hand. The old Te Puke RSA on Oxford Street will be leased by the Vector Group Charitable Trust as a creative space for...

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