• 11 Aug

    Meet the Musicians

    Play it Strange songwriters Troy Scott and Katie Miller found music therapeutic during the trauma of the Christchurch earthquakes. In this Meet the Musicians profile,they discuss what songwriting means to them - and the story behind their single “Turn to Me” which they kindly allow NEXT to use on our video about education initiative The Springboard Trust. read more

  • 09 Aug

    Kelvin Hastie joins MPI Biosecurity Working Group

    NEXT Predator Free Community Champion Kelvin Hastie has joined the Ministry for Primary Industries Biosecurity 2025 4.7million Strategic Direction Working Group.  read more

  • 08 Aug

    Predator Free Wellington Update

    The NEXT supported initiative to establish Wellington as the first Predator Free capital city in the world is gaining momentum. This Predator Free Wellington newsletter updates information on the project - including progress on the Miramar Peninsula.  read more

“The educational and environmental initiatives NEXT supports focus on our biggest assets for future generations of New Zealanders - our land and our people.”

— Bill Kermode, CEO NEXT Foundation

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