Look at the good you did

Over the course of March you've voted with millions of tokens at Z stations throughout New Zealand. These votes decided how we gave over $1 million to more than 500 local neighbourhood groups. Now it’s time to meet some of this years groups, and check out the good they’ve been doing in their hoods.

In March 2015 it will be time to do it all over again by voting at your Z station and online for groups doing good in your hood. You can learn more here or sign up for an email reminder for next year.

Look at the good you've done
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Mamaternity Charitable Trust

Mamaternity Charitable Trust operate centres that meet the needs of women during their childbearing years, and help them grow into their new roles. With Z's support, Mamaternity Charitable Trust will build on their drop-in facilities at their family centres in Palmerston North and Fielding.

www.mamaternity.org.nz

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Victim Support Gore

Victim Support Gore is for victims of crime and trauma. Trained volunteers provide free 24/7 support and assistance to the victims, witnesses and their families. They also promote rights of their victims in order to raise awareness about the effects of crime.

Supported by: Z Gore

www.victimsupport.org.nz

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VisionWest Community Trust

VisionWest Community Trust provides housing, counselling and other community services to more than 11,000 individuals and families in West Auckland. The support from Z will be used for needed items like emergency food parcels and school uniforms.

www.VisionWest.org.nz

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Glen Eden Community Patrol

The Glen Eden Community Patrol is a volunteer organisation who work as the eyes and ears of Glen Eden to help police reduce crime statistics. The support from Good in the Hood will assist in the general operating costs.

www.cpnz.org.nz

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Wellington@Heart

Wellington@Heart look after kids born with heart defects and their families. Wellington@Heart will use Good in the Hood's support to continue their work, ensuring that no one goes through their heart journey alone, including employing a new Family Support Worker.

www.heartnz.org.nz

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Neighbourhood Trust

Neighbourhood Trust is the community arm of St Albans Baptist church, providing programmes ranging from ante natal to ones for older adults. The support from Good in the Hood will help with Toolbox parenting programmes as well as the Golden Connection programme for over 55s.

www.nht.org.nz

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Father and Child

Father and Child are an organisation who aim to provide fathers with any help they need through courses and individual support. Father and Child will use Good in the Hood's support to continue printing their fundamental brochures and correspondence courses.

www.fatherandchild.org.nz

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Community House Mid Canterbury

Community House Mid Canterbury is a non-profit organisation that provides low rental office space to other non-profits. The support from Good in the Hood will go towards re-building their social services building, which was demolished as a result of the earthquakes.

www.communityhousemc.co.nz

24-7 YouthWork

24-7 Youth Work encourages the development of young people through a formalised relationship between school and church. The support from Good in the Hood will help train Whangarei youth workers on the challenges of youth suicide and strengthening whanau relationships.

http://www.24-7youthwork.org.nz/

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Communicare Friendship Centre Papatoetoe

Communicare Friendship Centre Papatoetoe is a non-profit multicultural organisation actively improving the quality of life for our elderly, lonely and disabled community members. The support from Good in the Hood will be used to transport members to the centre and will help make more special activities possible.

www.communicare.co.nz

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Edith's Garden Trust

Edith's Garden is a place where people with disabilities can enjoy their surroundings while learning about produce. The support from Good in the Hood will go towards plant maintenance, more garden tools and some new fruit trees.

www.edithsgarden.org.nz

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Hospice West Auckland

Hospice West Auckland (HWA) provide support and specialist palliative care services to West Aucklanders experiencing a terminal or life-limiting illness, as well as support to those who have lost loved ones. HWA will use Good in the Hood's support to open more bedroom suites, helping make sure everyone receives the services they need for end-of-life care.

www.wah.org.nz

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Growing Through Grief

Growing Through Grief is an Anglican social service providing peer support programmes for children who are missing someone important in their lives. The support from Good in the Hood will be used to provide more programmes to more young people.

www.growingthroughgrief.org.nz

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Turangi Land Search and Rescue

Turangi Land Search and Rescue is a volunteer search and rescue group, whose operations cover the central plateau, including the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. The support from Good in the Hood will go towards purchasing and installing a VHF radio repeater to improve communications and efficiency.

www.landsar.org.nz

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Waiouru Kindergarten and Care

Waiouru Kindergarten and Care is a new community based kindergarten providing free early childhood education to children aged 0-5 in Waiouru and the surrounding districts. A lot of the resources for the new centre were donated by local businesses or through community fundraising.

Supported by: Z Waiouru

www.nzkindergarten.org.nz/kindergarten-details/wai

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Bellyful

Bellyful are a not for profit organisation who deliver free homemade meals to families with newborn babies or seriously ill family members. With Z's support, Bellyful will raise their profile in the community by purchasing appliances that enable them to speed up preparation and reach more families in need.

Supported by: Z Bruce McLaren Rd, Z Glen Eden, Z Green Bay, Z Hillsborough Rd, Z New Lynn, Z Massey North

www.bellyful.org.nz

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Waikato@Heart

Waikato@Heart provide practical and emotional lifelong support to anyone affected by a childhood heart condition. With Z's support, Waikato@Heart will continue to provide welcome packs, family support, camps, family days and more to all those affected.

http://www.heartnz.org.nz/

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Bellyful Porirua

Bellyful Porirua is volunteer-run and provides meals to those with a serious illness in the family or a newborn baby. The support from Good in the Hood will go directly towards ingredients for meals that go to families in need.

bellyful.org.nz

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ChoiceKidsCARES

ChoiceKidsCARES is run by childcare workers in the Manurewa community, and was established to support the family struggles they've witnessed firsthand. ChoiceKidsCARES will use Good in the Hood's support to continue their work and grow to be able to help more families.

www.choicekids.co.nz

Growing Through Grief

Growing Through Grief is an Anglican social service providing peer support programmes for children who are missing someone important in their lives. The support from Good in the Hood will be used to provide more programmes to more young people.

www.growingthroughgrief.org.nz

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Kaitaia Riding for the Disabled

Kaitaia Riding for the Disabled helps children with disabilities generate confidence and independence through weekly horse riding sessions. The support from Good in the Hood will go towards a new pony suitable for RDA use.

www.rda.org.nz/RDAgroups/Kaitaia.htm

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Cranford Hospice

Cranford Hospice is Hawke's Bay's leading palliative care provider, helping people with terminal illnesses make the most of their end-of-life journey. Cranford Hospice will use Good in the Hood's support to promote fundraising activities and their key message of "living every moment".

www.cranfordhospice.org.nz

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Franklin Family Support Services

Franklin Family Support Services provide vital community services, such as education programmes, counselling, transport and parental support. The support from Good in the Hood will go towards developing more workshops, community events and upskilling staff.

www.familysupport.org.nz

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Mercy Missions Trust

Mercy Missions Trust aim to help others help themselves by providing food parcels, clothing and household goods to people in need throughout the South Auckland region. They also offer budget and counseling services. With Z's support Mercy Missions Trust will raise their publicity to try to attract more support from people who wish to contribute financially or by supplying food and produce for food parcels.

Supported by: Z Kingsway

www.mercymissions.co.nz

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Make-A-Wish New Zealand

Make-A-Wish NZ grants the special wishes of children with life threatening medical conditions. Make-A-Wish is entirely reliant on fundraising, and Good in the Hood's support will be used for our kiwi kids already awaiting wishes.

www.makeawish.org.nz

Over $1 million donated
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Totara Hospice South Auckland

Totara Hospice South Auckland provides specialist palliative care services to Auckland-area patients, as well as support to their families. With Z's support, Totara Hospice South Auckland will increase bed capacity to meet the predicted increase of patients over the next five years.

www.hospice.co.nz

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Bellyful Hutt Valley

Bellyful Hutt Valley are part of a nationwide not-for-profit who provide free meals to families with newborns and those who are sick or have little to no support in their community. With Z's support, Bellyful will be able to buy more ingredients to continue providing free meals.

www.bellyful.org.nz

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The UpsideDowns Education Trust

The UpsideDowns Education Trust provide financial assistance for vital speech and cognitive therapy for children with Down syndrome. With Z's support the Trust will raise their profile and raise money for member children.

www.upsidedowns.co.nz

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Sunshine Service Inc.

The Sunshine Service is operated by 47 volunteers in the Gisborne district who transport elderly and disabled people to medical appointments, social gatherings, or shopping trips. The support from Good in the Hood will be used for the operating costs of the vehicles.

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Communicare Friendship Centre Papatoetoe

Communicare Friendship Centre Papatoetoe is a non-profit multicultural organisation actively improving the quality of life for our elderly, lonely and disabled community members. The support from Good in the Hood will be used to transport members to the centre and will help make more special activities possible.

www.communicare.co.nz

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Richmond Group Riding for the Disabled, Inc.

Richmond Group Riding for the Disabled (RDA) are a volunteer not-for-profit who provide safe and therapeutic horse riding for anyone with a disability. Richmond RDA will use Good in the Hood's support to continue ensuring veterinary health is a priority.

www.rda.org.nz/RDAgroups/Richmond.htm

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Prostate Cancer Foundation of NZ

Prostate Cancer Foundation of NZ helps men living with Prostate Cancer and their families. With Z's support they will continue to assist with research, spread awareness and provide support to men and their families.

www.prostate.org.nz

Z is for New Zealand
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Child Flight Charitable Trust

The Child Flight Charitable Trust is a group of pilots who take kids with special needs on flights, giving them a new "3D" view of their world. With Z's support, the Trust will promote special needs education across the country.

www.childflight.co.nz

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South Canterbury Stroke Club

The South Canterbury Stroke Club is a non-profit organisation who provide education support and rehabilitation to stroke survivors. The support from Good in the Hood will go towards swimming and physio costs, as part of our programmes.

www.stroke.org.nz

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Child Cancer Foundation

The Child Cancer Foundation is a stand-alone charity providing services tailored to each family's needs. With Z's support, the Foundation will continue offering items such as vouchers and contributions to household bills.

www.childcancer.org.nz

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Kiwi Community Assistance

Kiwi Community Assistance (KCA) is a volunteer-run 'one stop shop' in Tawa, who provide food, clothing and household goods to families in need. KCA will use Z's support to get more storage space for the stock until it's ready to be distributed.

www.kca.org.nz

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TYLA Youth Development Trust

The TYLA Youth Development Trust supports at-risk NZ children through a long-term intervention programme. With Z's support, the Trust will continue identifying and supporting at-risk children.

www.tyla.org.nz

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Perry Outdoor Education Trust

Perry Outdoor Education Trust is a charitable trust helping secondary schools deliver outdoor education experiences for year 9-13 students. The support from Good in the Hood will be used to continue to train teachers and build capacity and capability at schools.

www.poet.org.nz

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Foundation for Youth Development

The Foundation for Youth and Development (FYD) is committed to growing great kiwi kids through proven youth programmes across 20 communities. FYD will use Z's support for their National Support Office's vital regional support.

http://www.fyd.org.nz/

Taranaki Community Rescue Helicopter

Taranaki Rescue Helicopter Trust offers a 24 hour, 7 day a week emergency and search and rescue helicopter service to Taranaki.

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Cancer Society Marlborough

Cancer Society Marlborough provide support and information services for Marlborough area people affected by cancer. Cancer Society Marlborough is solely funded by community donations, and will use Good in the Hood's support to continue offering free services like their Living Well Programmes.

http://www.cancernz.org.nz

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A Girl Called Hope

A Girl Called Hope is a residential programme where young NZ women suffering from life-controlling issues and behaviours can feel valued and loved. A Girl Called Hope will use Good in the Hood's support to replace bedding in their residential home, including new pillows, duvets, inners and underlays.

www.agirlcalledhope.org.nz

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24-7 YouthWork

24-7 Youth Work encourages the development of young people through a formalised relationship between school and church. The support from Good in the Hood will help train Whangarei youth workers on the challenges of youth suicide and strengthening whanau relationships.

http://www.24-7youthwork.org.nz/

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Habitat for Humanity Auckland

Habitat for Humanity Auckland constructs, renovates and helps maintain homes on a not for profit basis for people in disadvantaged circumstances.

Supported by: Z Ormiston Rd

www.habitat.org.nz

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Victim Support Gore

Victim Support Gore is for victims of crime and trauma. Trained volunteers provide free 24/7 support and assistance to the victims, witnesses and their families. They also promote rights of their victims in order to raise awareness about the effects of crime.

Supported by: Z Gore

www.victimsupport.org.nz

More than a million votes
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A Girl Called Hope

A Girl Called Hope is a residential programme where young NZ women suffering from life-controlling issues and behaviours can feel valued and loved. A Girl Called Hope will use Good in the Hood's support to replace bedding in their residential home, including new pillows, duvets, inners and underlays.

www.agirlcalledhope.org.nz

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Edith's Garden Trust

Edith's Garden is a place where people with disabilities can enjoy their surroundings while learning about produce. The support from Good in the Hood will go towards plant maintenance, more garden tools and some new fruit trees.

www.edithsgarden.org.nz

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ChoiceKidsCARES

ChoiceKidsCARES is run by childcare workers in the Manurewa community, and was established to support the family struggles they've witnessed firsthand. ChoiceKidsCARES will use Good in the Hood's support to continue their work and grow to be able to help more families.

www.choicekids.co.nz

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Glen Eden Community Patrol

The Glen Eden Community Patrol is a volunteer organisation who work as the eyes and ears of Glen Eden to help police reduce crime statistics. The support from Good in the Hood will assist in the general operating costs.

www.cpnz.org.nz

Dunedin LandSAR (Search and Rescue)

Dunedin Land Search and Rescue is a volunteer organisation who help save lives, search for and rescue people in both urban and wilderness situations.

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This year we supported more than 600 groups to do Good their Hood.  That’s more than 
$1 million neighbourhood support across New Zealand.

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