• 21 Feb

    Mainland Predator Eradication Project Planned for Perth River

    A new predator control project is in the pipeline which could be significant in New Zealand’s ambitous goal to be Predator Free by 2050. NEXT supported Zero Invasive Predators is planning an intensive operation near Whataroa - where the Perth River could act as a natural barrier to keep predators out - forever.  read more

  • 20 Feb

    We Shall Not Remain Silent

    'The benign neglect of Māori and Pacific Island children in our education system is a disgrace. The Manaiakalani digital education programme for low income earners is a triumph- it is liberating these children who have been ignored too long.” Pat Snedden MNZM Chair of Manaiakalani Trust speaking at NEXT Outlook.

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  • 19 Feb

    Tai - Secret Canine Weapon at Taranaki Mounga Project

    Tai has been successfully sniffing out whio in Taranaki. He is one of the first Conservation Dogs certified to locate whio in the region and has helped to locate a record number of 64 whio chicks on eight rivers this season. read more

“To better educate our children, we need to help empower teachers, supporting them to use new technology.”

— Frances Valintine, Founder and Chair of The Mind Lab by Unitec

Our Investments

 

 

Education

 

Manaiakalani

Manaiakalani

Digitally enabled learning system for lower decile communities of schools. Read more

Nga Pumanawa e Waru

Nga Pumanawa e Waru

Digitally enabled and collaborative learning for Rotorua district. Read more

Space

Space NZ Trust

Space for you and your baby - support programme for new parents Read more

Springboard Trust

Springboard Trust

Strategic leadership development for principals.
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Summer Learning Journey

Summer Learning Journey

Holiday blogging programme for schoolchildren to help prevent the summer slump in academic achievement.
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Talking Matters

Talking Matters

Promoting richer language in the first 1,000 days.
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Teach First NZ

Teach First NZ

Innovative teacher training for top graduates and professionals to reduce educational inequality.
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The Mind Lab by Unitec

The Mind Lab by Unitec

Digital literacy for teachers. Read more

 

Environment

 

Predator Free Community Champion

Predator Free Community Champion

NEXT Predator Free Community Champion Kelvin Hastie. Read more

Predator Free Wellington City

Predator Free Wellington City

New Zealand’s first predator-free city. Read more

Project Janszoon

Project Janszoon

Restoring the ecology of Abel Tasman National Park. Read more

Rotoroa Island

Rotoroa Island

Hauraki Gulf conservation park. Read more

Taranaki Mounga

Taranaki Mounga

Transforming conservation on the mountain, ranges and islands of Taranaki. Read more

The Cacophony Project

The Cacophony Project

Research and development to bring information technology into conservation. Read more

ZIP

ZIP

R&D tools and techniques for a predator-free New Zealand. Read more