News
  • 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

  • 02 Oct

    Takahē population reaches 300

    The endangered takahē - once thought to be extinct, has now reached a population of 300. Radio NZ reports on the history and recovery efforts of this unique species. NEXT’s environmental initiative Rotoroa Island is home to a breeding pair of takahē and a chick as part of an innovative conservation programme between DOC, Auckland Zoo and Rotoroa Island.  read more

  • 26 Sep

    When is your Foundation investment ready?

    Friend of NEXT Annette Culpan offers up some advice on when charities are investment ready - including some insights from NEXT CEO Bill Kermode.  read more

  • 22 Sep

    Sir Rob Fenwick features on Country Calendar

    NEXT environmental advisor Sir Rob Fenwick talks conservation and farming on this week’s episode on TV One’s Country Calendar.  read more

  • 20 Sep

    PFNZ2050 Expressions of Interest announced

    Do you have an ambitious Predator Free project and looking for funding? PFNZ2050 is inviting applications in its inaugural EOI funding round. Applications close in October.  read more

  • 18 Sep

    NEXT Expert Teacher Award winners announced

    Sandy Bornholdt from Mt Manganui’s Te Kura o Matapihi has been recognised as the country’s top digital teacher, winning the prestigious NEXT Expert Teacher Award at The Mind Lab by Unitec’s graduation in Auckland last week. read more

  • 15 Sep

    Philanthropy and kaupapa Maori - aligned or at odds?

    “He waka eke noa.. we are all in this together. We need help, let’s paddle the waka together.."  Jamie Tuuta, Maori Trustee, CEO Te Tumu Paeroa, Chair Taranaki Mounga, on kaupapa Maori iwi and philanthropy, shares his insights into Maoridom today; philanthropy - and how iwi and philanthropists can work together for a better New Zealand. His presentation is part of our NEXT Outlook series, profiling thought leaders in education, the environment and philanthropy.  read more