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 of New Zealand, here in Taranaki.
Taranaki Foundation is born of this same drive and commitment. A charitable community 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.
We’re inviting contributions from our Taranaki community to get involved and join us in delivering this world-class new play and learning space. Whether you are an individual, family or local business, anyone can contribute.
Destination Play at Kāwaroa, which is being led by the Taranaki Foundation in partnership with Ngāti Te Whiti, NPDC and NP Partners, will be created next year and is designed as a legacy for future generations.
With 80% (approx. $4.5M) of committed funding for the total estimated project cost secured, we’re encouraging everyone to get involved and contribute to close the gap to enable the full vision of Destination Play at Kāwaroa to be achieved.
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"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