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Voting has now closed

We’ve hit the one million dollars and voting has now closed on The Trusts third Million Dollar Mission.

Thanks to everyone who voted for their favourite West Auckland community group or project, and a special congratulations to our 2019 recipients. 

Check out the final results below.

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Henderson North School

Henderson North School is helping West Auckland children be safe, respectful, friendly, and responsible. They need to upgrade their hall kitchen with a new stove, dishwasher and ventilation unit, so they can cater events more efficiently and join the Garden to Table programme.
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Kelston Boys High School

Kelston Boys High School provides a stimulating and safe learning environment that encourages full participation. They require a 12-seater van to transport students to and from class trips, sports venues and competitions, as well as community work undertaken by the Services academy.
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The Scout Association of New Zealand - Iona Cub Pack

The Iona Cub Pack helps young people enjoy new adventures, experience the outdoors, gain confidence and reach their full potential. They would like two new sewing machines to help kids learn to sew, repair clothes, and make their own garments.
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Friends of Oakley (Te Auaunga) Creek Incorporated

Friends of Oakley Creek are working to ensure the stream and its surrounds are protected and restored to their full ecological potential. They would like to employ a specialist arborist team to fell a set of longstanding weed trees to make way for native tree planting.
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Royal New Zealand Plunket Trust

Plunket is NZ's largest provider of support services for the development, health and wellbeing of children under 5. They would like funding to produce more Back 4 School Check (B4SC) packs, which include a lunch box, a raincoat, a sun hat, and a rash vest.
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Laingholm Kindergarten

Laingholm Kindergarten inspires happy, healthy, confident minds, supporting children as they learn through play. They would like to install a Green House, Water Fountain, Vertical Wall garden and retractable hose to support their sustainability goals.
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Hobsonville Yacht Club

For over 30 years the Hobsonville Yacht Club have been committed to making the sport of sailing accessible to everyone. They would like to purchase some new boats for teaching children how to sail, ones that are extremely tough but require minimal maintenance.
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Glen Eden Bowling Club

The Glen Eden Bowling Club provides a place to play, socialise and get fit. Their old, worn-out air conditioning unit needs replacing with a more energy efficient one. This will not only reduce power bills but will make the clubhouse more comfortable and inviting for members.

The Waitakere Ranges Protection Society Inc.

The WRPS exists solely to protect and preserve the Waitakere Ranges. They require funding to continue their strong advocacy role in making a difference to West Auckland by further protecting the Waitakere Ranges’ biodiverse, environmental, and aesthetic values.
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Ranui Community Centre

The Ranui Community Centre is a place for people to learn and connect. They need new tables so people of all ages can take part in classes and events. With these new additions they’ll be able to run more afterschool programmes, helping the community as a whole.
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Karekare Surf Lifesaving Club Inc

Karekare Surf Club ensures visitors can swim, surf, fish, and play safely at this wild West Coast beach. They need funding to put towards finishing their new lifesaving facility and community centre, that will be utilised by the club’s members and people living in the wider area.
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Te Atatu Peninsula Community Trust

The Te Atatu Peninsula Community Trust provides resources to help meet the social, emotional, and spiritual and needs of the community. They require new items for their community kitchen so members can cook, share and connect with each other.
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Peninsula Primary School

Peninsula Primary is committed to delivering high-quality and balanced education within a unique part of Auckland. They would like to install a canopy over their courts to provide a protected environment for children during the summer months.

Camp Quality New Zealand - Auckland Northland Region

Camp Quality are dedicated to running camps where fun, friendship, and a can-do culture inspires children living with cancer. They require funding for transport, accommodation, and activities during their free, week-long summer camps.
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Waitakere City Association Football and Sports Club Incorporated

Waitakere City FC helps provide development pathways for players to progress to the highest level. To accommodate their membership growth, the club’s kitchen needs a complete overhaul, allowing healthier options to be served to players and spectators.
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Waitakere Hindi Language and Cultural School

Waitakere Hindi Language and Cultural School teach the Hindi language by promoting and developing the primary skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. They would like to upgrade their overall admin, office and event-related equipment.
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Bellyful West Auckland

Bellyful cooks and delivers meals to families with newborn babies or young children who have little or no support. They need help with the production costs like food, containers, labels, cleaning supplies and a range of other items.
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Victim Support Waitakere

Victim Support is a volunteer organisation that provides a free 24/7 community response to help victims of serious crime and trauma. They need funding to hold specialised family harm training so volunteers can provide expert services to victims.
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Waitakere Badminton Association Incorporated

Waitakere Badminton are dedicated to promoting and facilitating the sport of badminton throughout West Auckland. They require security upgrades to their premises to make sure the facilities and their players are kept safe at all times.
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Project Litefoot Trust

Project Litefoot is an organisation led by top sportspeople who make changes in their life to become more sustainable. They would like energy efficient materials to install in clubs across West Auckland to help them save money, and educate their members on living a greener lifestyle.
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Waitakere College

Waitakere College focuses on teaching the three pillars of learning, caring and respect. They require new football goals as the current ones are falling apart, and a new scoreboard to run sporting events more professionally.
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UpsideDowns Education Trust

UpsideDowns provides speech and language therapy to children with Down syndrome. They require funding to help cover the costs associated with providing these kids in West Auckland with their best chance to learn to read, write, speak, or sign.
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Coastguard Northern Region Incorporated

Coastguard Northern Region looks after the people enjoying the region’s harbours, gulfs, and beaches. They would like to provide West Auckland and greater Auckland communities with peace of mind by building a new vessel that can withstand the conditions of the Manukau Harbour.
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Literacy Waitakere

Literacy Waitakere provides tutoring to adults with few or no school qualifications who want to improve reading, writing, spelling, numeracy or computer skills. They require funding to continue their free and accessible programmes that promote a range of literacy skills in adults.
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Waitakere BMX Club

The Waitakere BMX Club is a sporting group focused on creating a fun and friendly environment for all members. They need track upgrades that will allow them to hold National BMX events, giving West Auckland huge exposure in the BMX community.
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Owairaka District School

Owairaka District school provides quality education to a multicultural student base in a positive environment. They would like to cover their outdoor learning area to increase the amount of shade available for students.
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Waterview School

Waterview School is focused on nurturing students to become confident, connected, and actively involved lifelong learners. They would like funding for a new swimming pool so students can learn vital swimming skills and safety around water.
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Oratia United Sports Club

The OUAFC focusses on the encouragement of people in the greater community to play and be involved in sports. To create a warm and welcoming all-weather facility, they need new furniture, an oven, and other soft furnishings to bring their clubrooms up to a modern and clean standard.
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Ranui Baptist Community Care

Ranui Baptist Community Care enables people to be a positive influence in their community by providing services to local residents. They would like comfortable, sturdy, café chairs and heat pumps for the large activity hall.

Playhouse Theatre Incorporated

The Playhouse Theatre provides an opportunity for creative, aspirational theatre in an inclusive and welcoming environment. They would like funding to hire the theatre, sound equipment, lighting rigs, and marketing for their next production.
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Chaucer School Board of Trustees

Chaucer School is focused on the principles of respect, responsibility, safety and effort. They would like a play space that caters for children of varying needs, abilities and interests, including disabilities of all kinds.
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Glen Eden Tennis Club Inc

The Glen Eden Tennis Club has been going strong for over 90 years, and offer something for everyone. They’d like to replace their rusting roof and broken guttering, so they can continue to provide a quality environment for their members.
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Auckland Rowing Performance Centre Incorporated

The ARPC encourages athletes to continue in the sport beyond their school environment by participating in development programmes. They would like to purchase four new Row Better machines to help athletes train in a more professional environment.
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Rotary Club of Henderson Charitable Trust.

The Rotary Club of Henderson prides itself on being a fun, vibrant, interesting club full of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. They would like to run a workshop for Year 12 students to help them make good choices when they start to drive independently or are travelling with novice drivers

United North Piha Lifeguard Service Inc.

United North Piha Lifeguards patrol North Piha beach to protect the lives of swimmers. They’d like the redevelopment of their clubhouse to be completed, to encourage existing and new volunteer members to stay at the beach, and enable the club to deliver extended patrolling services.
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Avondale Intermediate School

Avondale Intermediate is focused on nurturing the skills required for a lifetime of learning, problem-solving, decision making, and collaboration. They would like to extend their Sustainable Futures programme by purchasing two shipping containers complete with joining shelter.
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Bay Olympic Soccer and Sports Association Incorporated

Bay Olympic Soccer & Sports Club is the largest in West Auckland, with around 3,000 members from a wide range of cultures and age groups. They are seeking funding to upgrade their facilities including heat pumps, dishwasher, and security system.
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Life Education Trust Auckland West

Life Education is focused on helping students understand how decisions they make today can affect their future health and well-being. They require a new Harold costume as well as funding to pay for administration costs.

West City Band Incorporated

West City Band is a community band consisting of volunteers who perform at various events throughout Auckland. They would like to purchase a custom-built furniture trailer to transport large percussion instruments from the rehearsal venue to their storage unit.
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Youthline Auckland Charitable Trust

Youthline offers support services and positive role models to encourage, motivate and inspire young people to reach their full potential. They require funding to cover the costs involved in providing a free crisis helpline support to youth and their families in West Auckland.
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Titirangi Primary School

Titirangi Primary’s core focus is to inspire every learner and help them succeed. Their 1960s pool requires urgent attention so it can stay open. A working pool is of vital importance to help the students learn to swim in a safe environment and feel confident around water.
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Netball Waitakere Incorporated

Netball Waitakere caters for over 520 Winter League teams and 170 Summer League teams in the West Auckland and Waitakere region. Their goalposts need new pads to comply with new safety regulations.
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Marist Rugby League Football Club Incorporated

Marist is dedicated to creating a Rugby League club that’s accessible to the whole community. They need a new roof for their clubrooms, as well as an upgrade to their kitchen, toilets, main floor area, and storage to help turn their building into a ‘Community Hub’.

Kelston Girls College

Kelston Girls College fosters a diverse community and empowers young woman to achieve. They would like a new van to transport sporting teams to events and tournaments.
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MPHS Community Trust

MPHS Youth Studio improves the well-being of West Auckland’s local young people through providing a safe space to create. They require funding to continue their programmes and the equipment used during these times.
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EcoMatters Environment Trust

EcoMatters support the community with knowledge and tools to restore nature, reduce waste, ride and fix bikes, and live more sustainably. They need funding to increase their vehicle fleet to transport bikes from site to site, collect donated bikes, and transport equipment to pop up events.
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Henderson Intermediate School

Henderson Intermediate is a school that enables students to flourish and grow. They would like to enrich their students’ sporting abilities and talents by purchasing new sports equipment and upgrading their van to transport teams and parents to events.
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New Windsor School

New Windsor School is growing confident learners through respect, responsibility and self-belief. They’d like to improve learning outside the classroom by improving and brightening their outdoor area with educational and fun markings.