Some call this corporate social responsibility, but at Z we simply call it community.
It’s a responsibility we don’t take lightly. When you’re part of a community, you look out for it. It’s the Kiwi way, and we’re a Kiwi company.
Z’s focus is in two areas:
Z is in a unique position to make a difference to NZ communities by using our scale, network, people and values to enable and empower Kiwis and their neighbourhoods.
With such diverse communities, we make sure we understand how we’re involved with and impact them, what matters most for them and us, and how we can contribute in the most positive and effective ways.
As the world rapidly changes, it is the next generation of New Zealanders who are most at risk; and at the same time most critical to the social sustainability of our communities. For Z, these people are also our future workforce and customers, key stakeholders, and the generation that inherit the consequences of our business decisions.
That's why, we are committed to dramatically lifting the potential of young people by building their capability, confidence and career choices.
We've installed defibrillators at Z sites across NZ which are available to anyone in the community to use. About 70 percent of sites are open 24/7 & can be taken off-site if needed.
Meet Gareth. A Z skilled volunteer who combined his two passions, bikes and helping people.
With Good in the Hood 2018 fast
approaching, we’ve dug into the data
to find some of the cool stats and
trends from 2017.
Our skilled volunteering programme gives our people time to volunteer for the benefit of an organisation they want to help — it's all about sharing skills that the community needs.
The effort to save the humble honey bee is getting a boost in Wellington, with 35 new beehives being delivered around the region this month – ten of which have been funded by Z.
The team from Z Awakeri service station, in Whakatane, recently spent a volunteer day supporting local community initiative, The Clothing Project.
A good community can’t exist without a good environment, so Z is extending Good in the Hood funding to groups working hard to keep our neighbourhoods clean, green and beautiful.
Z first ever scholarship recipients are graduating today with bachelor degrees, as Z works to help front-line staff have options for careers beyond the forecourt.
Good in the Hood applications open for the month of February. To apply online, head here.
We’re committed to supporting the things that matter locally and to making a positive contribution right across New Zealand. We do this through our Good in the Hood programme. Every year we give away more than $1 million to community projects all over the country. Our local Z stations have some extra funding set aside to support local community initiatives and events throughout the year too. You can find your local Z site using the store locator and get in touch to see if they’re able to support you.