Posts Tagged ‘Benefactor’

Auckland businessman invests $450,000 in free lunches for Taita College students Comments 0

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Taita College students are being provided with free lunches as part of a programme that could one day be rolled out across New Zealand. Libelle Group, Auckland-based school food and drink provider, is running a pilot programme providing sandwiches or a hot meal, fruit, muffin, yoghurt or milk at the Lower Hutt school. Continue reading Read more

Sir Pat Goodman farewelled in home town of Motueka Comments 0

Monday, September 18th, 2017

The prominent businessman Sir Patrick Goodman, who turned his family baking business in Motueka into a global enterprise, was laid to rest in his hometown of Motueka on Monday. Sir Patrick Goodman was the founding chairman of Quality Bakers New Zealand, which merged with Fielder Gillespie Davis and Allied Mills of Australia and Wattie Industries to become Read more

Wellington benefactor gifts $50 million for new children’s hospital Comments 0

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Property developer Mark Dunajtschik has gifted $50 million to build a new children’s hospital in Wellington, in an act described by the Government as “unparalleled” generosity. The new hospital for the Wellington region is expected to be around 7,000 square metres, three floors, and include 50 inpatient hospital beds. Continue reading    Related Posts:Dramatic spike Read more

Couple give away $20 million from property sale Comments 0

Friday, September 18th, 2015

A Christchurch couple who own a $20 million-plus property will sell it and give away all the proceeds. Marilyn and Grant Nelson are selling their commercial site on the corner of Blenheim and Curletts roads, which they own through their charitable trust the Gama Foundation. The self-made and publicity-shy couple have already given millions of Read more