Thankyou Poutiri Trust

Thankyou to Poutiri Trust for this amazing front desk and all your other in kind donations ;-)... look forward to 2018 with you all.

Lion’s club book fair pack down

A big huge thankyou Erika Lilley and Karen Lu for showing up and giving us a hand with Lion's club book fair pack down....

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...

Featured Articles

Epic Te Puke Main St Garage Sale and Love Te Puke Promotion

We will be there handing out flyers!!   Epic Te Puke Main St Garage Sale and Love Te Puke Promotion Jellicoe Street, Te Puke Jellicoe Street, Te Puke, Te Puke, Bay of Plenty Friday 10 February 2017 9:00am – 5:00pm Come to downtown Te Puke for deals,...

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...

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 youth creatives in Te Puke. We...

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 of the bloopers. #priorities lol next time stay on "track".... hahahah

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....

Breaking News Te Puke! Hip Hop and Breaking Workshops

Kia Ora Te Puke and surrounding districts. Rush Wepiha will be running Hip Hop and Breaking Workshops at Vector Group Charitable Trust's youth and community centre in Te Puke this February. REGISTER HERE "I will be teaching Hip Hop and Breaking workshops in Te...

Y2Biz – Te Puke Youth Survey

Te Puke Youth Employment Survey We are looking to begin the Y2BIZ (Youth to Business) program in Te Puke assisting Te Puke Youth into employment, up-skilling and voluntary positions. This is to be based on the program established in 2005 by former Otorohanga...

Opening the Loft: Meet the Winner of the MyCoke Pop-Up Party – Tracey Fawcett

Who would you invite if you won a MyCoke Pop-Up Party? For Tracey Fawcett it was an easy decision. Tracey and her husband Stephen have always been passionate about helping the youth of Te Puke, and with the help of 4 others...

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...

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...

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 Facebook.   Would love...
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“We are more than you see” “He wai hōhonu a mātou”

Youth Week 2019 will be held 18 - 26 May 2019!

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,...

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...

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 /...

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...

Latest Articles

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...

Pink Shirt Day 2019

Pink Shirt Day is on Friday 17 May in 2019. Join the movement to stop bullying and spread aroha and kindness! The official Pink Shirt...

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...

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

Police announce non-emergency number – it’s 105

At 10:05 am on the today, New Zealand Police launched 105 (“ten five”), the eagerly anticipated number for the public to report non-emergency situations to Police. “More than 60 years on from the first 111 call,...

“We are more than you see” “He wai hōhonu a mātou”

Youth Week 2019 will be held 18 - 26 May 2019!

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 to support the victims of the attack, you can find it...

Town wins big at Business Awards

Written by Isaac Gunson – Isaac was the Head Boy of Te Puke High School in 2017, and is currently studying Journalism at the New Zealand Broadcasting School. Photos here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/VectorGroupNZ/photos/?tab=album&album_id=798775750466067 Diversity, innovation, success, development and growth. Five words...

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...

Scholarship Kudos for Brooke

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

Steve and Tracey Fawcett’s Involvement with Cactus

To whom it may concern, Steve and Tracey Fawcett have been involved within the Te Puke High School CACTUS program for the past 3 years....

Thankyou Poutiri Trust

Thankyou to Poutiri Trust for this amazing front desk and all your other in kind donations ;-)... look forward to 2018 with you all.

Why Youth? and what makes Vector Group Charitable Trust different

Let us begin with some remarkable attributes that can be found in youth. Firstly, would be passion for fun creativity and a longing to...
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