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Voting has now closed

We’ve hit the one million dollar mark and voting has now closed on our fourth Million Dollar Mission.

Thanks to everyone who voted for their favourite West Auckland community group or project, and a special congratulations to our latest recipients.

Check out the final results below.


Hobsonville Point Primary School

Hobsonville Point Primary School

Hobsonville Point Primary provides a stimulating, inclusive learning environment which empowers learners to contribute confidently and responsibly. They would like to build an all-weather bike track to help students increase their confidence while riding.
Granted
$23,015
Oratia School

Oratia School

Oratia School believes that confident, and connected learners make a positive difference in the community. They would like to install an exercise Spacenet, so students have an area of green space for play and recreation.
Granted
$29,000
West City Band Logo

West City Band

The West City Band is a community wind band, who practice weekly and perform at various events throughout Auckland. They would like a 5-octave marimba, so students have the opportunity to play on this unique and high-quality instrument.
Granted
$10,000
Rosebank School

Rosebank School

Rosebank School aims to move students forward as successful lifelong learners by giving them opportunities both inside and outside the classroom. They would like to create a turfed area so children can play netball, basketball, and many other outdoor activities.
Granted
$27,500
Swanson Payventre

Swanson Playcentre

Swanson Playcentre understands that play is learning, and creativity is central to development. They would like a new couch to encourage use of the library, and to create a comfortable space for all, including children, pregnant or breastfeeding mothers, older whanau and those with additional needs.
Granted
$1,500
Kelston Primary School

Kelston Primary School

Kelston Primary School aims to develop capable learners who are able to communicate, collaborate and think critically and creatively. They would like to upgrade their new playground so it can be used for play, as well as educational purposes.
Granted
$10,310
Waitakere Chinese Association

Waitakere Chinese Association

The Waitakere Chinese Association represents and works for the wellbeing of Chinese people in West Auckland. They would like to purchase traditional costumes to ensure their performances in the community are culturally authentic.
Granted
$20,000
Road Safety Education

Road Safety Education Limited

RSE delivers highly effective, evidence-based road safety education programmes to youth in our community. They would like funding to help to pay for venue hire, facilitator wages, and to subsidise the programme so more young people can get the training they need.
Granted
$8,045
Diving Waitakere

Diving Waitakere

Diving Waitakere delivers world-class springboard and platform diving training for children and adults. They would like funding to help pay for hiring the pool and gym, so more of the community can give diving a go.
Granted
$13,000
Rudolf Steiner School

Titirangi Rudolf Steiner School

Titirangi Rudolf Steiner School helps children deal effectively with an ever-changing world in a structured and collaborative environment. They would like to build a new playground that helps students develop strength, agility, balance, and improves their motor skills.
Granted
$25,000
Ranui Primary School Logo

Ranui School

Ranui Primary School’s core values focus on being happy, healthy, harmonious and high achieving. They would like to build sun protection for an outdoor play area to shield children from the sun while they play outside.
Granted
$20,000
Asthma New Zealand

Asthma New Zealand Incorporated - Auckland Region

Asthma New Zealand provides education, training and support to individuals with asthma/COPD and their families. They would like to employ more mobile nurses to provide on-site education, training, and support of students with asthma.
Granted
$6,510
Henderson South School

Henderson South School

Henderson South uses its strong community links to enhance learning opportunities for all students. They would like a new playground for pupils to use during the day, and for the community to utilise after hours, and in the weekends.
Granted
$9,125
Henderson High School

Henderson High School

Henderson High School fosters a learning environment that helps students graduate as confident young people with the drive to achieve success. They would like to upgrade the pool filtration system so swimming can still be offered as part of the curriculum.
Granted
$27,750
Laingholm Baptist Church

Laingholm Baptist Church

Laingholm Baptist Church is a community-based organisation with the purpose of welcoming and connecting people. They would like to build a community room to increase the types of services they offer.
Granted
$12,500
Rutherford Primary School

Rutherford Primary School

Rutherford Primary places children at the centre of teaching and learning, and live by their motto: accentuating the positive. They would like to erect modular shade structures so students can learn about nature while being protected from the sun.
Granted
$16,500
Piha Surf Lifesaving Club

Piha Surf Life Saving Club Incorporated

Piha Surf Life Saving Club keep swimmers safe on one of New Zealand’s most dangerous beaches. They would like a new ATV to carry rescue equipment, so they can respond to swimmers who are in trouble.
Granted
$20,000
The Whau River Catchment Trust

The Whau River Catchment Trust

The WRCT delivers a wide range of community-based environmental projects in the Whau area. They would like to develop a secure plant nursery area, so specialised propagation of native plants can take place in a purpose-built facility.
Granted
$6,165
Loving Care Kindergarten

LovingCare Kindergarten

LovingCare Kindergarten focuses on encouraging, supporting and developing children’s built-in curiosity. They would like to replace worn-out waterproof clothing so pupils can continue to take bush walks when it’s wet outside.
Granted
$895
St Doms Catholic College

St Dominic's Catholic College

St Dominic’s aims to challenge students to achieve excellence by delivering a holistic education. They would like a 12-seater van, so they don’t have to hire one, and they can increase learning opportunities outside the classroom.
Granted
$20,000
Kelston Community Hub

Kelston Community Hub

Kelston Community Hub is a place where ideas are nurtured, and local families come together. They would like to purchase new office computers, so the team become faster and more efficient in their day-to-day operations.
Granted
$4,980
Liston College

Liston College

Liston College is a diverse, multi-cultural and inclusive Catholic boys’ school in the heart of West Auckland. They would like to purchase a new school van so students can attend sports matches, school camps, and service opportunities in the area.
Granted
$26,220
St Paul S School

St Paul's School

St Paul’s helps students become confident, faith-filled and respectful young people, who work towards independence and achieve excellence. They would like a new playground so children can become fitter, develop social skills, and take risks outside the classroom.
Granted
$40,000
Scow

SCOW

The SCOW want to ensure the Cornwallis Wharf is maintained and able to be used by the community. They would like funding for pest control across Cornwallis and Spragg Peninsula, so native birds and fauna continue to flourish.
Granted
$9,015
Sport Waitakere

Sport Waitakere

Sport Waitakere’s purpose is to enable healthy and active lives in our community. They would like to purchase sports equipment for 19 schools in West Auckland, so more students have an opportunity to try a new range of sports.
Granted
$25,915
Just Move

Just Move Charitable Health Trust

Just Move facilitate BBM workouts to help participants improve their health and wellbeing. They would like to remunerate the leaders who conduct the boot camps each week and help the community stay active.
Granted
$19,355
Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Hoani Waititi Marae

Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Hoani Waititi Marae

Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Hoani Waititi Marae offers a tikanga based education that provides youth with guidance, skills and knowledge. They would like to turf their sports courts so it’s high-quality and can be used in all weather.
Granted
$22,305
Silver Fern Motor Sport Charitable Trust

Silver Fern MotorSport Charitable Trust

Silver Fern Motorsport provides education and mentorship to West Aucklanders who are identified as ‘at-risk’ or disadvantaged. They would like to continue their free Learner’s Drivers Licence programme to help young people become more employable.
Granted
$1,665
Piha Volunteer Fire Brigade

Piha Volunteer Fire Brigade

Piha Volunteer Fire Brigade is there to keep the community safe. They would like a new 4WD work vehicle so they can reach hard-to-access locations, and respond more quickly to emergencies or incidents.
Granted
$31,805
Waitakere Auckland Brass Band

Waitakere Auckland Brass Band

The Waitakere Auckland Brass Band have been running and performing concerts since 1923. They would like to purchase a range of musical equipment to improve their rehearsal room, which will, in turn, improve their performances.
Granted
$6,045
Massey Primary School

Massey Primary School

Massey Primary provides a wide range of learning experiences, enabling students to realise their potential. They would like a new playground to help improve the health and wellbeing of their pupils and the wider community.
Granted
$24,560
Bay Roskill Sports Club

Bay Roskill Sports Club

The Bay Roskill Sports Club provides a place for community members to play sports and stay active. They would like to upgrade their fire egress to ensure members are safe at all times.
Granted
$14,480
Waitakere Primary School

Waitakere Primary School

Waitakere Primary strives to inspire and empower students to be creative and critical thinkers who have a strong sense of self-worth. They would like to purchase a range of technology items to ensure their students are digitally fluent.
Granted
$30,000
Konini School

Konini School

Konini School aims to provide a fun, engaging and purposeful learning environment. They would like to build an interactive play space to engage students, and because their school grounds are open to everyone, the wider community also benefits.
Granted
$30,000
Green Bay School

Green Bay School

Green Bay School offers every student the best learning opportunities, enabling them to experience success in all that they do. The school would like to upgrade the playground, so it caters for more students, and provides them with opportunities for creative play.
Granted
$40,000
Laingholm Primary School

Laingholm Primary School

Laingholm Primary School believes that children are at their best in a creative learning environment. They would like to put up a number of shade sails around the school grounds to help keep their students protected from the sun.
Granted
$18,500
Fanshaw Road School

Flanshaw Road School

Flanshaw Road School helps children develop into academically strong, culturally centered, and socially resilient students. They would like playground equipment and a new school van to transport Kapa Haka groups and sports teams to events and tournaments.
Granted
$14,830
Massey Amateur Swimming Logo

Massey Amateur Swimming Club

Massey Amateur Swimming Club is a community-based swimming club that promotes water safety. They would like funding to help pay for pool hire at Massey High School, so they can keep fees low and encourage as many children to learn to swim.
Granted
$5,000
Auckland Climbing Youth Development Club

Auckland Climbing Youth Development Club Incorporated

ACYD uses rock climbing to help kids become more confident and give them a sense of place. They would like to purchase new Auto Belay Systems, which means they can host national events at the West Auckland venue, showcasing what the club has to offer.
Granted
$8,500
Te Kohanga Reo O Te Marae O Hoani Waititi

Te Kohanga Reo o te Marae o Hoani Waititi

The Marae is a place of learning that provides a centre for Māori, language, culture and practice. They would like a new playground that complements their natural environment, and enhances the learning and wellbeing of their tamariki.
Granted
$17,540
Glen Eden Athletic And Harriers

Glen Eden Athletic and Harriers Inc

Glen Eden Athletic and Harriers provide athletics and fitness opportunities to locals of all ages. They would like to replace old athletic equipment so members can continue to train and compete using items that are fit-for-purpose.
Granted
$3,500
Edmonton Primary School

Edmonton Primary School

Edmonton Primary is dedicated to student learning through innovative and creative classroom programmes. They would like to increase student participation in the new Digital Technologies/Hangarau Matihiko Curriculum to help pupils become innovative creators.
Granted
$20,000
Glendene School

Glendene School

Glendene School’s vision is to empower their children with knowledge, confidence and opportunities so they can achieve their best. The school would like a new playground, so older students have a safe space to play and interact with each other.
Granted
$16,455
Bellyful West Auckland

Bellyful West Auckland

Bellyful provides free meals for families with new-born babies, and families with young children who are struggling. They would like funding for meal ingredients, new containers, and two new large freezers to store meals in different parts of West Auckland.
Granted
$5,000
Titirangi Playcentre

Titirangi Playcentre

At Titirangi Playcentre, children are supported to become confident, competent self-directed learners through play. They would like a range of new outdoor equipment to provide opportunities for connection and learning.
Granted
$7,000
West

West Auckland Enterprise Skills and Training

WEST is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a long history of adult education in the community. They would like to replace old furnishings and equipment so they can accommodate larger class sizes in a safe and comfortable environment.
Granted
$5,890
New Zealand Bird Rescue Charitabe Trust

New Zealand Bird Rescue Charitable Trust

NZ Bird Rescue Charitable Trust accepts and cares for all species of New Zealand birds. They would like to build six new bird habitats so they can move towards internationally-recognised standards of care, ensuring birds are even healthier on release.
Granted
$8,000
Auckland Kindergarten Association

Auckland Kindergarten Association

Auckland Kindergarten Association would like to improve a number of kindergartens across West Auckland. From decking, to shade sails, to heat pumps, a wide range of items will help make learning better for young people in the area.
Granted
$24,840
Woodlands Park School

Woodlands Park School

Woodlands Park School nurtures the development of its students through the values and principles of Manaakitanga, Whanaungatanga, Kaitiakitanga, Rangatiratanga. They would like to renovate an old building into a additional needs hub for the entire community.
Granted
$30,000
Red Leap Theatre

Red Leap Theatre Charitable Trust Board

Red Leap Theatre believes in playful discovery, the power of the imagination, and building a strong ensemble of performers. To ensure performances are of an incredibly high standard, they would like funding for teacher fees, venue hire and salary for the associate director.
Granted
$3,740
Whenuapai School

Whenuapai School

Whenuapai School works in partnership with their community to ensure students receive the best education possible. They would like to upgrade their playground equipment and cycle track so children can exercise in a controlled and safe environment.
Granted
$37,860
Waitemata Table Tennis

Waitemata Table Tennis

Waitemata Table Tennis encourages, fosters, and promotes the playing of table tennis within Waitemata. They would like to increase the size of their current facilities, so they can double their membership and host more table tennis sessions.
Granted
$17,185
Summerland Primary School

Summerland Primary School

Summerland Primary is a warm and welcoming school that encourages parent involvement. They would like to build an integrated bike track around the school field to promote physical activity and improve mental wellbeing for the students.
Granted
$30,000
Avondale Primary School

Avondale Primary School

Avondale Primary aims to create connected and creative learners, thinkers, and communicators who can make a difference. They would like to build a playground designed for senior students to complement their existing junior play equipment.
Granted
$30,000
Hobsonville School

Hobsonville School

Hobsonville School encourages students to be the best they can be in all areas of their lives. They would like a shade structure in their Year 7 and 8 area, to allow learning and development opportunities to take place outside, while protecting students from the sun.
Granted
$15,000
Matipo Primary School

Matipo Primary School

Matipo Primary is founded on our core values of Manaakitanga, Aroha, Kaitiakitanga and Wero, which are brought to life as respect, caring, responsibility and challenge. They would like to upgrade a range of items in their playgrounds, so students have high-quality and varied space to play.
Granted
$38,000
Waitakere Hindi

Waitakere Hindi Language And Cultural School

Waitakere Hindi Language and Cultural School teaches the language by promoting and developing listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. They would like to upgrade their AV equipment to allow them to record and showcase their musical performances.
Granted
$10,000