One Chance Youth Awards

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

SEEKA Te Puke Float Parade 2017 Theme: Formula One Champion Denny Hulme – Te Puke Christmas Parade 2017

SEEKA Te Puke Float Parade 2017 Theme: Formula One Champion Denny Hulme #tepukegoodnessgrowshere Official Photography and Video Credit: Steve Fawcett and Lochie Barton Vector...

Business promotes good oral health while reducing waste

We all miss ya Nicky Francis Congrats on your new venture 😉 proud as but please come back to Te Puke and help us with...

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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 and for their creativity to shine,...

SING! SING! SING! THE VIDEO

In a recent media release, Vector Group Charitable Trust said, “We are extremely privileged to be a part of the creative and collaborative sing, sing, sing project. Thanks to BOP Film’s Anton Steel, for the opportunity and to all those involved....

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 Trustpower, Western Bay of Plenty District Council and the community at the Waihi Beach RSA to hear...

Te Puke High School Save These Dates!

Hope this helps with any Back to School confusion! Feel free to message and ask any questions if you have any! Get excited for an awesome camp next year! For anyone who needed a copy of the information and gear list, here...

#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 are 500 teams competing NZ-wide from Dunedin, Gisborne, Taranaki, Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington and Hamilton, as well as...

Counting Down! Pop-Up Ball Shop

The Ball is this weekend, huge thanks to community donations with dresses, suits, ties, shoes and jewelry thus far. We have ten girls coming in on Saturday (so far and no doubt will grow by this weekend). We aim to cater for...

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. “We have got our town back.” He reckons the new Tauranga Eastern Link has sucked up...

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. Like vision, a vector begins at one point and moves beyond the peripheral. Like arms stretched outward...

Bloopers – Pick Up

When we mention we need to get a rough cut to the 48 hour film editors and they decide to make another film instead from some...

Business and Non-Profit Collaboration in Te Puke

Ben Day from BMINZ dropped off the Safer Teams Health and Safety Package for Vector Group Charitable Trust today. Giles and Hayley from BMINZ have been...

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 gamers hop...
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CACTUS XI Graduation Tributes – Haka and Waiata

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Expanding Māori and Pasifika youth horizons – Great Potentials Foundation

MATES (Mentoring and Tutoring Education Scheme) is an Auckland-based programme, targeted to key transition stages in the schooling cycle. It supports low decile school...

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...

Friends of Vector #friendsofvector monthly subscription opportunity.

Hi friends. We have created the opportunity for you to become #friendsofvector. For as little as $5 a week ($20/month), you can become an official...

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...

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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, Invisible Man author Ralph Ellison https://www.librarything.com/profile/RalphEllison, abolitionist, writer, and statesman Frederick...

Youth Mentoring and Walking Side by Side, Hand in Hand

Today, Tracey, Parminda and I rocked up to the Legal Structures for Social Enterprise workshop held by Akina Foundation at VentureCentre Tauranga.   Unfortunately, we are saying goodbye to a lot of youth we have grown to...

Tai Chi in Te Puke is confirmed to start in March at Vector Group Charitable Trust

Tai Chi at Vector Group Charitable Trust is confirmed. Mondays starting March 5th Open to all, affordable to all. #tepukegoodnessgrowshere

Business and Non-Profit Collaboration in Te Puke

Ben Day from BMINZ dropped off the Safer Teams Health and Safety Package for Vector Group Charitable Trust today. Giles and Hayley from BMINZ have been a huge support to us as a trust and...

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 Trust is proud to have worked alongside the 100% Summer crew...

Emotional Reaction to Disbelief, Vision and Things That Could Go Wrong

When I consider our youth and community project here in Te Puke and reflect on the impossibilities, some days I am just bewildered by what could go wrong. Most days I struggle with the hugeness...

Kiribati Catholic Community welcomed into Vector Group Charitable trust’s community venue.

We opened our doors to the Kiribati Catholic Community today. A large Church family arrived in droves. Lots of laughs, singing, prayer, discussion and a communal meal.  Our children loved this venue because of all setup you...

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 gamers hop off computers and play pool and table tennis instead"....

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...

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...

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...

Counting Down! Pop-Up Ball Shop

The Ball is this weekend, huge thanks to community donations with dresses, suits, ties, shoes and jewelry thus far. We have ten girls coming...

Tai Chi in Te Puke is confirmed to start in March at Vector Group Charitable Trust

Tai Chi at Vector Group Charitable Trust is confirmed. Mondays starting March 5th Open to all, affordable to all. #tepukegoodnessgrowshere

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...
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