Guided by stars

Vision, objectives and values

  • NEXT’s vision reflects the philosophy of it’s founders, Annette and Neal Plowman, and their particular areas of interest in environment and education
  • Objectives of the Foundation include investing and partnering for impact and inspiring others to make a difference
  • In each area of interest, the Foundation has a guiding star, signalling a particular pathway
  • The values underpinning the organisation are a constant touchstone. NEXT is on a learning journey and values derived from Te Ao Māori (the Māori world) are becoming increasingly important

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