Auckland Completion Ceremony

On the 22nd of November, Auckland students from the Class of 2013 attended their Completion Ceremony, along with their Scholarship Partners, mentors and whanau. There were some very memorable speeches made by the students, highlighting their journeys over the four year duration of the scholarship. Wellington and Christchurch Completion ceremonies will be held in February 2018.
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Hynds recipient shares how he celebrates Diwali

Ranish Chand also answers questions about his scholarship experience
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Griffins Food Ltd Recipient talks about his scholarship journey

Kevin Hodder was awarded a a scholarship in 2003. He graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Science (honours) in Physics.
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Niue language Week

Recently we had a catch up with First Foundation recipient Samuel Lafu- Singh, who shared with us some of his experiences this year.
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Bernadette's Graduate Role with Transpower Ltd

NZI Recipient Bernadette talks about her Graduate Role with Transpower Ltd.
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Alumni Roseanne shares her experience as Interim Quality Director

Roseanne Leaupepe shares her experience as an engineer at Fisher & Paykel Healthcare.
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Alumni, Ricky Ling joins FF as a Mentor

Ricky describes his time at university and reason for becoming a mentor.
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PhD student talks about her passion for teaching

Easter Faasoo-Tuilagi was a recipient of Spark NZ (previously Telecom) scholarship in 2009. She has gained qualifications here in NZ and overseas and is currently studying for her PhD.
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Hayley's experience in the Stock Market

For the past couple of years, I have been working with NZX and have mostly helped their Client and Data Services team and the NZX Market Operations team. My duties included admin work, reconciliations and extracting financial information from listed issuers for reporting purposes.
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Feeding my curiosity through science and engineering

Dua Asim aspires to one day be an engineer and create easy solutions to some of the most complicated problems, through her love of physics and maths.
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