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Archived Latest News

 2014 Media Releases

18 December: Geyser Celebrates Giving

15 December: More People Give on #GivingTuesday

28 November: Launch of RGHS Alumni Fund

27 November: Geyser Joins National Giving Tuesday Movement

23 October:  Local Lawyer Appointed to Geyser Board

9 October: Geyser reaches further into the community

9 October: Helping change lives just got easier

16 September: Donations Kick Off Alumni Fund for Rotorua Boys' High School

27 August: Applications open for 2014 Kaingaroa Roading Scholarship

1 July:  Geyser Community Foundation Funds Open for Applications

29 May: Special Gift to the Community

4 March: Opening of Tindall Foundation Applications

2013 Media Releases

28 November: Local organisations raise money for Rotorua Fund

17 October: Gifts to the Community Double for Second Year

2 September: Te Whare O Manaaki Trust Benefits from Grant

2 September: Age Concern Benefits from Grant

9 August: Tindall Foundation Appoints Geyser as Funding Manager

1 July: Geyser Arts Fund Opens for Applications

1 July: Geyser Community Foundation Launches New Awards

17 June: Two Local Appointments to Distribution Advisory Committee (pdf)

12 June: Second Taupo Ambassador Appointed (pdf)

25 March: 2012 Kaingaroa Roading Winner (pdf)

27 February: Change of Funding Date for The Tindall Foundation Applications (pdf)

22 January: Wirihana Te Rangi Wins 2012 Geyser Community Foundation Rotorua Boys' High School Speech and Drama Scholarship (pdf)

2012 Media Releases

15 November: Disabled Sportspeople to benefit from New Fund (pdf)

19 October: Former Mayor appointed as Geyser's first Taupo Ambassador (pdf)

15 October: Rotorua SPCA establishes fund with the Geyser Community Foundation (pdf)

10 October: First Taupo Trustee Appointed (pdf)

18 September: Great Start to Taupo Fund (pdf)

17 September:  Taupo Embraces Community Foundation Vision (pdf)

9 August:  Kaingaroa Roading Scholarship - Deidre Realises Dream (pdf)

17 July: Geyser Community Foundation Calls for Funding Applications from Community Groups (pdf)

16 July:  Geyser Community Foundation Announces Launch of New Scholarship (pdf)

24 March: Rotorua Building Firm Foundation for Aiding Community Into Future (pdf)editor

24 March: Rotorua building firm foundation to aiding community into future (Daily Post, Rotorua) (pdf)

1 March: Charity conference for city (Daily Post, Rotorua) (pdf)

1 March: Geyser Community Foundation to Host New Zealand Community Foundations Conference (pdf)

21 February: Rising Stars Win 2011 Geyser Community Foundation Speech New Zealand Scholarships (doc)

13 January: Geyser announces winner of RBHS Speech and Drama Scholarship (pdf)

2011 Media Releases

15 November: Geyser recommends funding for seven local organisations (pdf)

13 July:  Tindall Appoints Geyser As Local Advisory Committee (pdf)

21 February:Geyser Awards Speech NZ Scholarship

16 February: Geyser Community Foundation Helps Bring World Class Exhibition To Rotorua (doc)


2010 Media Releases

16 December: 2010 Geyser Kaingaroa Roading Scholarship Announced (doc)

10th December:  2010 Geyser RBHS Scholarship for Speech and Drama Announced (doc)

9th August: Philanthropy New Zealand

27th July: Geyser Community Foundation Launches New Fund (doc)


2009 Media Releases

19th November: Geyser Community Foundation awards inaugral Rotorua Boys High School Prize

10th November: Geyser Community Foundation awards NZ Aria prize

14th October: Speech NZ Geyser Community Foundation Scholarships awarded


Advertorial Series

Mar 2012: Rotorua building firm foundation for aiding community into future (The Daily Post, Rotorua) (pdf)

Mar 2010: How non profits can survive tough economic times (Tom Davies)

Feb 2010: How Rotorua will benefit from a Community Foundation (Bill Cleghorn) (pdf)

 Jan 2010: How my Uncle Bo saved the birds (Bill Cleghorn)

28th November 2009: New tax laws give benefit (Murray Patchell) (pdf)

7th November 2009: Imaginary Success stories (Dr Margriet Theron) (pdf)



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