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...

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...

#HP48 HOURS Film Weekend an exciting success!!

It all began as an idea, as most things do. Some whack epiphany prior to 2009, lots of loitering and a heck of a...

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The Loft Official News! VGCT’s newly acquired youth venue will be themed “Industrial Chic”

Vector Group Charitable Trust is theming their newly acquired youth venue they call "The Loft" with a creative and modern "Industrial Chic" flavour. Anyone with charcoal paint, black paint, brick wallpaper or anything industrial looking that you can spare us, please contact...

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...

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 love, some have left already :-(...

The former Te Puke RSA will now be home to the Vector Group Charitable Trust and its youth programmes.

A building that once honoured the families of Te Puke's past will be given a new lease of life as a venue for the town's youth - and the community is being invited to lend a financial hand. The old Te Puke...

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...

#HP48 HOURS Film Weekend an exciting success!!

It all began as an idea, as most things do. Some whack epiphany prior to 2009, lots of loitering and a heck of a lot of talking haha. It has been years and years of brainstorming, discussions, and planning between Steve...

Te Puke High School 2017 House Captains

TPHS 2017 House Captains   Blake: Eli Emmanuel Fawcett and Amelia Fleming Hillary: Jayden Kennedy and Storme Barclay Morihana: Daniel Bowler and Chanel Wotten Ngata: Credence Potiki and Georgia Edwards Sheppard: Henry Slippery Wilson and Hannah Walling   Congratulations! Looking forward to building a better school with you all...

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

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

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 Group Charitable...

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 comments. Pretty much...

Te Puke Dj’ing, Graffiti art, Ceroc, Hip Hop, bboy/bgirl Breaking, Calisthenics

For those interested in events and workshops on Dj'ing, Graffiti art, Ceroc, Hip Hop, bboy/bgirl Breaking, Calisthenics and also open to your suggestions, could you fill...
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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...

Our intended outcome should always be to improve the standards that our young people are forced to live in daily.

Isaac Gunson’s thoughts on the Te Puke Youth Hub Core values:         Honest – in all of our affairs, we must be honest, and seek no...

Announcement: People First New Zealand Ngā Tāngata Tuatahi in VGCT Centre

We will be hosting People First New Zealand Ngā Tāngata Tuatahi in our space during 2018 and invite all who are interested to attend. What is...

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...

Hugs, hugs and more hugs. CACTUS is complete. Now for graduation!

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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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...
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