What’s in the name?

Name of non-profit community trust: Vector Group Holdings Inc Name Concept: A vector is an angle starting from one point and reaching outwards indefinitely....

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...

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...

Featured Articles

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 Long Term Plan 2018-2028. We thank Council...

Te Puke Skate Park, Skateboard, Scooter and Bmx Competition

Its Saturday! and look who showed up for the first Skate Competition held in Te Puke since the grand opening of the new skate park! We had been rained off a few weeks prior and this time the weather held off...

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 be Tauranga’s highest growth area –...

Enjoy your weekend

Have a great and safe Labour weekend, from the team at Vector Group Charitable Trust

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 held at the Te Puke Memorial Hall and if you are around on the night,...

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 while it is in BETA. http://www.siteform.xyz The initiative sprung from one of Vector Group Charitable Trust partner requirements...

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...

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...

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...

Official Purpose and Structure

Vector Group Official Purpose & Structure Activities: Acts as an umbrella / resource body Makes grants / loans to individuals Sponsors / undertakes research Provides services (e.g. care / counselling) Provides advice...

Te Puke: Plant & Food Research

Te Puke is the base of New Zealand’s $1 billion kiwifruit industry. Our Te Puke site works closely with ZESPRI and is home to our kiwifruit...
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CACTUS XI Graduation Tributes – Haka and Waiata

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

Te Puke High School graduate Kate McKay has been awarded the Acorn Foundation BOP Medical Students Scholarship for 2017

Te Puke High School graduate Kate McKay has been awarded the Acorn Foundation BOP Medical Students Scholarship for 2017. Kate has spent this year based...

Let’s Stop Confusing Cooperation and Teamwork with Collaboration

Often the words collaboration, coordination, and cooperation are used to describe effective teamwork. But they are not the same, and when we use these words interchangeably, we dilute their...

One Chance Youth Awards

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

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...

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/

Brothers in Arm Youth Mentoring – Capturing the powerful self-talk of 4 young people involved in mentoring

We are thrilled to be able to share a powerful new 3 minute video Brothers In Arms Youth Mentoring has just released. It captures...

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...

Te Puke Gymsports has taken top honours at the Western Bay of Plenty’s biggest annual celebration of volunteers, the Trustpower Community Awards.

Congratulations to all the Te Puke groups that represented, so proud of our little community. Voluntary groups from around the region gathered with representatives from...

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...

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...
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