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Snapshot of scholars for 2022

Snapshot of scholars for 2022

PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 2022 Our 2022 students in numbers This year over 160 bright and talented young people have asked for help to reach university, navigate the journey and make connections to achieve their goals. So far we have placed 70 of them. While we continue to...
Changing futures for a whole community

Changing futures for a whole community

PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 2022 Changing futures for a whole community Within a few months, the Dines Family Charitable Trust has directly changed six futures and impacted many more lives. Melissa Dines says nothing is more rewarding than helping someone grow and thrive....
A sad farewell to a good friend

A sad farewell to a good friend

PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 2022 A sad farewell to a good friend First Foundation has lost a dear friend and New Zealand one of its staunchest and most loyal supporters with the sad passing of Lee Stevens. Lee leaves his wife Penny and a legacy which will reach across...
Women leading change

Women leading change

PUBLISHED OCTOBER 2022 Women leading change First Foundation is celebrating the launch of the Gattung Foundation. The new organisation’s mission is “to lift children and people out of poverty; lift women out of situations of inequality, hardship or violence; lift...
Richard revels in tech training

Richard revels in tech training

PUBLISHED SEPTEMBER 2022 Richard revels in tech training Richard Tong, Auckland Transport Scholar 2020, has found his place in the world by exploring a digital pathway and developing his skills for a future in the tech industry. He shows First Foundation scholars are...
Integricity and First Foundation grow together

Integricity and First Foundation grow together

PUBLISHED JUNE 2022 Integricity and First Foundation grow together What began as a straightforward supplier relationship has grown into a powerful partnership on both sides. Integricity has been First Foundation’s technology partner since 2016 before investing...