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Nau Mai, Haere Mai | Welcome to the Taranaki Foundation

Taranaki is a special place. Around our maunga an energy exists — driving passionate people across our rohe to get things done, to improve lives, and create the best regional centre in the world.

Taranaki Foundation is born of this same drive and commitment. A charitable foundation created for the people of Taranaki, by the people of Taranaki,  our vision is to nurture and grow the prosperity of our region through community giving, partnerships and philanthropy.

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Official Charity Partner of Taranaki Rugby

Taranaki Rugby Football Union have announced Taranaki Foundation will be the union’s Official Charity Partner.

The new partnership will see the TRFU collaborate with the Foundation to raise community awareness and inspire local generosity.

"​We are unashamedly Taranaki. At our core, the Foundation is about Taranaki people leaving a lasting gift for Taranaki people."
Bryce Barnett - Chair, Taranaki Foundation
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Taranaki Foundation named as a MediaWorks Foundation charity partner

Taranaki Foundation is delighted to announce this new partnership which will create numerous opportunities to raise awareness of the work we do through multiple media channels and to reach a broad audience.

Taranaki Foundation 2020 Grant Recipients

Hinton Family Investment Fund

Craigs Investment Partners generous workplace giving

Community Foundation Announces New Name, Logo and Brand

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Taranaki Foundation kaitiakitanga

Taranaki Foundation’s voluntary Trustees have a deep, personal commitment to our region. They gift their time, considerable community knowledge and professional expertise to lead Taranaki Foundation. They passionately believe in the power of philanthropy to transform lives and create a more vibrant, prosperous region for all.

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