Check out the NEW Te Puke High School Video, it is Awesome!!

Here is our new school video. What do you think...?

Budding youth photographer

Check out Thomas Cleary's new FB page https://www.facebook.com/Photographer-Thomas-Cleary-138625276835132 VGCT celebrating local youth.

Vector Group Charitable Trust submission to the Western Bay of Plenty District Council Long Term Plan 2018/2028

18 April 2018 Vector Group Charitable Trust submission to the Western Bay of Plenty District Council Long Term Plan 2018/2028 We thank you for the opportunity...

Featured Articles

Teenagers WANT a job, we want to work.

Ashleigh’s thoughts on the youth of Te Puke: Where we are now: I believe that in order to create a strong community of youth in Te Puke, we need to start by keeping youth in Te Puke. As a young person in the Kiwifruit...

Vector Group open doors to People First New Zealand, a self advocacy organisation that is led and directed by people with learning (intellectual) disability.

Vector Group Charitable Trust welcomed People First into its facility this morning. Yi Liang Small, the Midland Region Coordinator for People First approached us a few weeks ago about sharing our space and collaborating on future projects. The self advocacy group met...

CACTUS XI Graduation Tributes – Haka and Waiata

https://www.facebook.com/VectorGroupNZ/videos/485018948508417/ https://www.facebook.com/VectorGroupNZ/videos/485018418508470/

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...

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 be held on Sunday 26 May, 4.30pm

Cornerstone Design – Sponsor

A big shout out to Amy Cumming and co. aka Cornerstone Design. Appreciate you guys supporting local community and in particular toward some of our initiatives. Check them out here http://www.cornerstonedesign.co.nz/default.aspx Architectural design and draughting/House plans. Based in Tauranga, Cornerstone Design is a locally owned and operated...

HP 48 Hour Film Update

Kia Ora Team Leader,   Are you ready for the 2017 HP48 Hours!   This year we are mixing things up! We have a new (somewhat controversial) set of rules, some great prizes and the new ULTRA48 for our experienced teams.   Please read this email carefully...

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 and the volunteers. Here is a...

Vector Group Charitable Trust submission to the Western Bay of Plenty District Council Long Term Plan 2018/2028

18 April 2018 Vector Group Charitable Trust submission to the Western Bay of Plenty District Council Long Term Plan 2018/2028 We thank you for the opportunity to make...

Teenagers WANT a job, we want to work.

Ashleigh’s thoughts on the youth of Te Puke: Where we are now: I believe that in order to create a strong community of youth in Te Puke, we...

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 Te Puke....
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Happy New Year!! Welcome to 2018

Vector Group Charitable Trust would like to wish you all a very merry new year and a continued, safe, and fun holiday season. Thankyou,...

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...

Vector Group Charitable Trust submission to the Western Bay of Plenty District Council Long Term Plan 2018/2028

18 April 2018 Vector Group Charitable Trust submission to the Western Bay of Plenty District Council Long Term Plan 2018/2028 We thank you for the opportunity...

One Chance Youth Awards

The annual OneChance Youth Awards are back for 2019! Now in its 3rd year, the awards will...

Latest Articles

There’s a new fridge coming to town, Te Puke’s first Community Fridge

There’s a new fridge coming to town with an environmental strategy to reduce food waste, and feed those who are hungry 😉 If we stopped throwing away that food it would amount to the same drop...

Youth Service Providers Ministry of Social Development

Region Organisation Name Service TLA or Wards Auckland Personalised Education Limited – known as Solomon Group Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs WARDS – Franklin, Howick, Manukau, Manurewa-Papakura, Maungakiekie-Tamaki STRIVE Community Trust Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs WARDS – Manukau – (only...

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 creatives, it was you who believed in us, by seed funding...

Outlook for Someday Free Film Making Workshop in Te Puke, Bay of Plenty

Vector Group Charitable Trust will host a free filmmaking workshop for youth put on by The Outlook for Someday crew. We are excited and welcome any youth interested in film to rock up to our...

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 BOP Film's official intern, for your wonderful team visit,...

Vector Group Charitable Trust submission to the Western Bay of Plenty District Council Long Term Plan 2018/2028

18 April 2018 Vector Group Charitable Trust submission to the Western Bay of Plenty District Council Long Term Plan 2018/2028 We thank you for the opportunity to make a submission to Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s...

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 Productions during the 2017 HP48Hours Short Film Competition. This week we...

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 extremely impressed at the caliber of the students involved in this remarkable...

Scholarship Kudos for Brooke

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

Calling Volunteer Youth to Carry Some Books

Calling Volunteers - Te Puke Kiwicoast Lions book fair has asked if we can help them on Saturday afternoon 2pm to help pack and...

Te Puke’s After School Social Table Tennis Club on Mondays, 3pm onwards at The Loft

Come down after school this coming Monday at 3.30pm onwards... for social table tennis 😉 Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/215324738965179/ Where: The Loft - 16 Oxford Street, Te Puke Vector...

THE Objects in New Zealand for Which this Trust is Established are:

THE Trust herein declared shall be called and known as: Vector Group Charitable Trust (Envisioning Sustainable Communities Creatively) 1. (hereinafter called “the Trust”). OBJECTS 2.THE objects in...

Te Puke Youth To Business Survey

We invite all Te Puke Business and Organisations, to fill out our youth survey. Join us on an adventure of a lifetime. https://goo.gl/forms/3iMkVu8b5vEBu4Bf2 

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...
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