Thank You to our Funders, Sponsors and Supporters

Thank you to our chief sponsor financially to date Soteria Trust. Before we even began our projects and community center, youth development programs and...

Our intended outcome should always be to improve the standards that our young people are forced to live in daily.

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...

In honor of Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, I recommend celebrating some of my favorites, including the personal collections of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. https://www.librarything.com/profile/MartinLutherKingJr,...

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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...

Breaking & Hip Hop Fundamentals

Breaking & Hip Hop Fundamentals 5-9 yrs 10 classes boys and girls. Breaking consists of four kinds of movement: top-rock, down-rock, power moves, and freezes. Breaking and Hip Hop fundamentals with Rush Wepiha. Breaking & Hip Hop Fundamentals 10+ Boys & Girls Learn breaking...

The mentoring role

Settings for Mentoring Most mentoring models will involve matching older volunteers with young people, the specific focus being to build a relationship of respect and trust. One-to-One Mentoring One volunteer adult enters into a relationship with one young person. Mentors tend to...

Thankyou Face2Face Ministries

A special thanks to Adrian and Lisa Bowen and Trustees from Face2Face Ministries who have supported us all the way from our inception. Thankyou for the cafe tables and chairs, pool table, monster sound gear, rolls of industrial carpet and conference room...

Vector Group stores Casita goods while Charrissa is on maternity leave 😉

Hi friends and supporters of Casita Vector Group received car loads of goods for storage while Charrissa and family celebrate their new family member. Casita is taking a break while Charrissa is on maternity leave. They have shut down their shop in Te Puke....

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 that Lance Ewen from Bennetts Proactive...

Thankyou Poutiri Trust

Thankyou to Poutiri Trust for this amazing front desk and all your other in kind donations ;-)... look forward to 2018 with you all.

Donate? We are grateful to those who aid us in building healthy community

As a not-for-profit organisation, Vector Group Charitable Trust, relies on your business support, sponsors and personal donations. In order for us to be sustainable and grow as a...

National Dance Battle

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

Pop-Up Ball Shop – Supporting Students for the Te Puke High School Ball

Annually, Year 12 and Year 13 students and their partners enjoy a night out they will never forget. The Te Puke High School Ball is usually...

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A little clarification and some history behind Vector Group Charitable Trust

Our history has always had a charitable focus. Back in 2000 we began initiatives under the name DAISYS iNC which focused specifically around women's...

Donate? We are grateful to those who aid us in building healthy community

As a not-for-profit organisation, Vector Group Charitable Trust, relies on your business support, sponsors and personal donations. In order for us to be sustainable and grow...

Combined Adolescent Challenge Training Unit & Support

CACTUS (Combined Adolescent Challenge Training Unit & Support) started at Te Puke High School in 2012. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CACTUS.TPHS/  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cactus_te_puke_high/  At the beginning of the terms two and three,...

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...

Calling all YOUTH, parents, caregivers, community members, business and orgs to fill out this survey and share, share, share 😉

Calling all YOUTH, parents, caregivers, community members, business and orgs to fill out this survey and share, share, share 😉 https://goo.gl/forms/rcBtxgAGJsf98TyF3 Survey for youth, parents, grandparents,...

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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...

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...

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Te Puke 20 Year Development Plan

click a link to download a pdf. If you don't have Adobe PDF Reader you can down load it for free here: A public consultation...

Combined Adolescent Challenge Training Unit & Support

CACTUS (Combined Adolescent Challenge Training Unit & Support) started at Te Puke High School in 2012. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CACTUS.TPHS/  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cactus_te_puke_high/  At the beginning of the terms two and three,...

Tauranga Youth Development’s 100% Summer 2018 highlights video

Check out Tauranga Youth Development's 100% Summer 2018 highlights video. "We had a sweet summer in the bay!" the team exclaimed. Vector Group Charitable...

Celebrating creativity, learning and diversity

Vector Group Charitable Trust had the privilege of hosting the team from Arohanui Trust - Te Puke today in our community venue on Oxford...

Mighty Mighty CACTUS XI

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