Nau Mai, Haere Mai and Welcome. This month marks three years since our first issue, so a hat tip to those of you who have been along for the ride since June 2016!

Secure your trust’s future

Kelvyn Eglinton, Momentum Waikato Chief Executive

Many in the business community put their time, energy and expertise into being trustees of not-for-profit organisations, incorporated societies or charitable trusts that distribute or use their funds to meet community needs. If this is you, you’ll know first-hand that the management of such groups’ capital or trust funds is not getting any easier.

Which is why Momentum Waikato is now in discussion with a number of boards who are considering transferring their funds or assets to our management and stewardship.

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Admark chief: a real city needs a top theatre

A successful local businessman says the Waikato Regional Theatre will be essential infrastructure for Hamilton’s development as a world-beating cosmopolitan city.

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Waikato Regional Theatre update

Following on from the front-page Waikato Times story last month, we can tell you the Independent Panel has now reviewed our Provincial Growth Fund application and have requested some further information, which has been dispatched. This is an extra step, which means it is now late June’s ministerial meeting, at the earliest, where the decision will be made. So, we expect to hear more before the end of the month - thanks for your continued support!

'I want to do my bit to help other young women'

Kia Ora, I'm Melissa. I’m on the Establishment Committee of the Waikato Women’s Fund and one of its proud weekly financial contributors.

I am passionate about empowering women, particularly young women, and I wanted to find an ongoing way to address the concerns that matter to me, but it was difficult to know where to start.

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Waikato Women's Fund first birthday

Teenaa rawa atu koe Parekawhia McLean

A huge thank you to Parekawhia McLean, who has stepped down from the Momentum Waikato Board after three-and-a-half years of service.

“I enjoyed being part of a dedicated governance group committed to the intergenerational prosperity of the Waikato region,” says Parekawhia.

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Save the date - Momentum Waikato Showcase 16 October

This year’s Momentum Waikato Showcase will be on the evening of Wednesday 16 October in Heaphy Room One at Claudelands. Please put the date in your diary now!

Survey thanks and reminder

Thanks to everyone who has completed our short Supporters Survey, we have now pushed the closing date out to the end of this Friday, 7 June, so if you haven’t filled it in already, please take a moment to go here and do it!

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