New Fund for Conductive Education

It’s amazing what a group of passionate parents can achieve. After years of weekly travel to Hamilton or Wellington to seek specialised education and physical rehabilitation for their children a small group of mums and dads embarked on a journey to establish their own Conductive Education centre in 2014. Three years later Conductive Education Taranaki is up and running at Westown Primary School in New Plymouth and the motivated group is again looking forward and thinking big and have established a fund with Te Karaka Foundation to help meet their goals for long…continue reading →

Birthday Giving with a Difference

A simple idea of asking birthday guests to give to charity in lieu of a present has raised $750 for Te Karaka, Taranaki’s community foundation. Birthday girl Vicki Haylock, who recently celebrated ‘10 years of being 40’, said: “Celebrating with friends and family was my priority, not the presents, so this seemed like the perfect solution – friends had an easy way of making a gift to Te Karaka through Givealittle and I get pleasure out of knowing this money will be pooled, invested and the earnings from the nest egg will be…continue reading →