Whilst we encourage digital enablement and Powering On, Vector Group has effectively implement our Powering-Off initiative.

One mentioned that we "need to get rid of pool table and table tennis tables" I said why? response was "it is annoying as...

Todd McClay Supporters luncheon

We received an invitation from Jenny Wotten to attend a get-together with supporters of the National party just before Christmas (to those who had...

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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 community, we need your help in building healthy community in Te Puke and surrounding districts. Did you...

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, twenty students are selected to be part of an eight week CACTUS programme. CACTUS is a military...

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...

CACTUS 2015 1st Day!!

Wow what a turnout! Students, staff and trainers hit the training like they were made for it. Cooks back in the kitchen making sure their hearty breakfasts were hot and ready in time for the ravenous CACTUS team members. See you...

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 our Te Puke multi purpose community venue today. We are excited about the opportunity to...

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 Digital Print sponsored by SignCentre...

Te Puke Baptist church gets behind our after school Table Tennis Initiative

A big huge thankyou to Te Puke Baptist church and their support in funding toward some table tennis gear. Next month we launch after school "social" Table Tennis (High School Students). Held every Monday afternoon after school -- except school holidays. We...

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...

Zumba Fitness Coming Soon to Vector Group Charitable Trust Venue

You heard right! Zumba is being launched at our youth facility. For more info contact tracey@vectorgroup.org.nz or DM us on facebook chat or in comments. Pretty much...

Young Persons’ Support Services

Young Persons' Support Services Services Referral Process & Criteria Contact Child, Youth and Family FREE service. Support services for children and young people who are abused, neglected, or are in need...

Mighty Mighty CACTUS XI

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Zumba Fitness Coming Soon to Vector Group Charitable Trust Venue

You heard right! Zumba is being launched at our youth facility. For more info contact tracey@vectorgroup.org.nz or DM us on facebook chat or in...

The Firetruck – 123 Pull

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Thankyou Tony (Tony’s Cafe and Kebabs)

A huge shoutout to Tony at Tony's Cafe and Kebabs. This guys has supported us no end. I cannot mentioned how much Tony has...

For Those Interested in Reading Steve’s Latest Academic Paper

Hi friends, for those interested in reading Steve's latest essay-- How Might a Girardian (Scapegoat Theory) Reading of Zimri and Cozbi's Assassination in Numbers 25...

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...

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New Year Honours 2014: Dale Williams, ONZM

A former mayor who championed innovative ways to get youth into work says he may have retired, but still has some unfinished business. Dale Williams served for three terms as Mayor of Otorohanga. He started in local...

Otorohanga leadership in dealing with youth crime

Kim Hill interviewed Dale Williams, Mayor of Otorohanga, on Radio NZ's "Saturday" this morning. Dale Williams, known to many Henwood Trust supporters, has had quiet but very spectacular success in addressing the related problems of...

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...

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 place to creatively work together. We recognise that for our community to thrive...

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 and experiences. Vector Group Charitable Trust respects and values the benefit...

Otorohanga’s zero youth waste

The district is Otorohanga and the motorbike mechanic is Dale Williams – only these days he’s also the Mayor. With a unique apprentice support scheme and 10 other youth initiatives, Otorohanga has maintained zero registered unemployment...

BMINZ – Sponsor

The day we met Giles and team we clicked. BMINZ got right behind us and together we are venturing down a road not often...

#HP48HOURS Competition Kicks Off

The hp 48 hour competition kicked off with great excitement in the Bay of Plenty on Friday night with over 20 local teams registered.  There...

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...
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