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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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Workplace Giving Collective. Good.

Workplace Giving allows your charitable giving to have a bigger impact, collectively.

It is an easy and effective way to make a difference by way of small, regular donations.

Our regional focus and local expertise means that your gift contributes to your own community, here in Taranaki.

"​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
Inspiring giving

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2021 Taranaki Foundation Grant Recipients

This month over $94,000 was granted to Taranaki community groups from Taranaki Foundation’s 2021 Distributions.

Bruce Carter Fund

Taranaki Foundation welcomes new fund to benefit Taranaki children

An intergenerational family legacy lives on for Taranaki

Cliff Perrett Memorial Trust Fund

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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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