Spreading the Good

Welcome to ‘Spreading the Good’, a place to share our Good in the Hood news! We’ll be sharing interesting stories for and about community minded Kiwis just like you.

At Z we’re committed to making a difference in the communities we operate in because Z is for NZ. We want to spread the word about all the good things happening in our communities, so we’d love to hear from you!

If your group has a story to share about good stuff you've been doing in your community or something exciting that's on the go or coming up, email your suggestions to goodinthehood@z.co.nz.

Z is excited to be partnering with Who Did You Help Today to help design, create and launch a website for groups like yours to connect with skilled volunteers across New Zealand. Skilled people want to give back. Community projects need free expertise. Who Did You Help Today’s mission is to connect skilled talent and community projects so that social good grows in New Zealand. One of ways they are doing this is by providing a website, HelpTank, to match... read more

Connecting you with skilled volunteers
Z Awakeri community volunteer day

Z Awakeri community volunteer day

The team from Z Awakeri service station, in Whakatane, recently spent a volunteer day supporting local community initiative, The Clothing Project. The Clothing Project is an organisation that... read more

Spotlight on Good Neighbour, Bay of Plenty

Spotlight on Good Neighbour, Bay of Plenty

When it comes to transforming communities, Good Neighbour is at the heart of change in the Bay of Plenty. Co-founded in 2013 Bay of Plenty locals Cam... read more

Z staff do good in their hoods

Z staff do good in their hoods

17/10/2016

Some exceptional front-line staff from Z sites across NZ took a day off from customer service recently to volunteer their time to do good in their hoods. Staff... read more

Z in our Communities

Z in our Communities

17/10/2016

We love doing Good in the Hood, but it’s just one of the many ways Z is active in Kiwi communities. At Z, Community is one of... read more

Tell us what you reckon and be in to win!

Tell us what you reckon and be in to win!

26/10/2016

Good in the Hood has been around for a while now, so here at Z we’re taking the opportunity to review the programme by understanding from you,... read more

Spotlight on St John

Spotlight on St John

17/10/2016

St John is an awesome charitable organisation that provides ambulance services in our communities. Lots of our Z stations have supported local branches of St John through Good... read more

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