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...

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

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...

Lion’s club book fair pack down

A big huge thankyou Erika Lilley and Karen Lu for showing up and giving us a hand with Lion's club book fair pack down....

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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 process for Council’s Draft Te Puke Town Centre Plan was held between December 2005 and February 2006....

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

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

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 all material, artwork, media, ideas, articles, concepts, websites, strategic plan, project plans and initiatives. You are free to: Share...

Easter Camp 2017 defrag and round table

Today we had some of the 2017 Easter camp attendees, come up to the Loft to reflect on the previous weekend and to input into what could go better for the next round. Between games of round the table table tennis (so...

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 events and weekend retreats. We began this initiative in Whangaparoa and upon moving to BOP, renamed and...

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 workshop is a two hour school holiday activity designed to introduce girls and boys to some early...

Y2Biz – Te Puke Youth Survey

Te Puke Youth Employment Survey We are looking to begin the Y2BIZ (Youth to Business) program in Te Puke assisting Te Puke Youth into employment, up-skilling and voluntary positions. This is to be based on the program established in 2005 by former Otorohanga...

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 can now view their results for 2017 on the NZQA website. Congratulations to all the Te Puke High School...

Filmmakers Collaborative | Filmmaking Workshops, Film Workshop for Te Puke Youth

Keen youth turned up to the Vector Group Creatives Centre in Te Puke for a workshop put on by BOP Film. Thanks BOP FILM's Annmarie Lawler, and Jaden Charrington who is...

Boardroom and Creatives Area for Hire

Te Puke Local Business, Charities and Not-for-profit groups; we are offering our meeting space for a Koha/Donation. All proceeds are used for trust objectives and youth...

Mauri – Vector Group Welcomes the Kiribati Te Puke Community

This Sunday, Vector Group Charitable Trust will open its doors wide to the Kiribati Te Puke Community. Indeer, who is himself from Kiribati, had a look through...
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Site Form, a New Site Launched – Managing Web Forms Couldn’t be Easier

We have launched a website that Te Puke Business and Community Organisations can create forms easily and quickly. We are welcoming people to test it...

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...

Official Te Puke Public Showing of Short Film “Pick Up”

Vector Group Charitable Trust initiative - Te Puke Film, will showcase their short film "Pick Up" prior to the showing of Guardians of the Galaxy,...

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...

Latest Articles

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...

Thankyou Te Puke Library

Thankyou to Te Puke Library for the donated conference tables. Our conference room is shaping up thanks to your generosity and we will make...

Breaking News Te Puke! Hip Hop and Breaking Workshops

Kia Ora Te Puke and surrounding districts. Rush Wepiha will be running Hip Hop and Breaking Workshops at Vector Group Charitable Trust's youth and community...

Diversity and Inclusion Policy

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

Boardroom and Creatives Area for Hire

Te Puke Local Business, Charities and Not-for-profit groups; we are offering our meeting space for a Koha/Donation. All proceeds are used for trust objectives...

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...
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