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Giving back to New Zealanders

As a proud New Zealand organisation with 24 offices around the country we have the opportunity to contribute in meaningful ways to the communities we serve. You’ll find us supporting schools, clubs and community organisations across the country.

Forsyth Barr Stadium

A New Zealand icon, this fully-roofed facility is a global benchmark for stadium facilities and has enabled hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders to enjoy world-class sporting and entertainment events.

Actively involved with many organisations

We use our relationships and resources to help community groups make a real difference in the lives of the people they support.

Read more about the support we offer to groups and initiatives across the country in the Forsyth Barr in the Community booklet.

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Forsyth Barr Charity Brokerage Day –Auckland City Mission - HomeGround

The last few years have seen a dramatic increase in the number of homeless. For those in Auckland, the nearest many have had to a ‘home’ has been the Auckland City Mission, who have provided food, amenities, and hope to the homeless for over 100 years.
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Hawkes Bay Wine Auction – For Cranford Hospice

Cranford Hospice has a vital role in the Hawkes Bay community. Since 1982 it has focused on ‘helping people make the most of their time left on their final journey’. Every year they help 750 patients and their families during an incredibly difficult time.
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Otago Medical Research Foundation

Established in 1967, the Foundation is dedicated to supporting innovative and important medical research carried out in the Otago region, and encouraging young and gifted people to engage in research. Many of which is now acclaimed by the world.
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The Foodbank Project and KiwiHarvest

These two organisations work to ensure that vulnerable individuals and families across New Zealand have access to nutritious food. There was increased demand for their services immediately after the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020.
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Hawke's Bay Sports Awards

Sport Hawke’s Bay offers programmes and services across the Hawke’s Bay region, encouraging participation and enabling high-performance through regional sports organisations, clubs and schools.
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Southern Cochlear Implant Programme

The Southern Cochlear Implant Programme (SCIP) helps fund cochlear implants for individuals suffering profound hearing loss. The public health system funds very few of these implants, but SCIP has provided a remarkable1200 implants over the last 15 years
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RIDE New Zealand’s Cycling Festival

RIDE New Zealand’s Cycling Festival aims to get more people riding bikes by creating events that give people something to aim for, build communities and provide inspiration by showcasing the best road cycling New Zealand has to offer.