• 09 Oct

    Kiwi release and monitoring on Taranaki Mounga

    Taranaki Mounga and Taranaki Kiwi Trust have teamed up to give kiwis released onto the Mounga a better chance of survival. As this video shows, some of the kiwis released onto the Mounga this month have been fitted with transmitters for better protection.  read more

  • 06 Oct

    Springboard celebrates ten years.

    One of the education initiatives NEXT Invests in - Springboard Trust - is celebrating its 10th birthday. Springboard offers strategic leadership advice to school principals and in the video below its Chairman Ian Narev outlines its success over the past decade.  read more

  • 05 Oct

    Zero Invasive Predators Update - Annual Report 2017

    New innovations in possum trapping, rat detection and new prescriptions for 1080 are highlighted in the ZIP annual report published this week. NEXT invests in ZIP - which is at the forefront of developing new technology to assist with the challenge of New Zealand being Predator Free by 2050.  read more

“In order for New Zealand to be strong we need to do everything we can to help our young Kiwis get a good education.”

— Ian Narev, Chair The Springboard Trust

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

Springboard Trust

Springboard Trust

Strategic leadership development for principals.
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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