Manawatu-Whanganui

Over the last ten years over 151 community charities have been supported by United Way in the Manawatu-Whanganui-Horewhenua region. This collective impact has mobilised over 9,101 volunteers within the community. 

United Way New Zealand are currently inviting submissions for fund management opportunities, corporate/business sponsorship, payroll giving and donations to support charities making a social difference, for the 2019 Grant awards and for resources required for Manawatu-Whanganui-Horewhenua community groups. 

United Way would like to thank The Tindall Foundation and regular individual donors for contributing to the United Way Community Funding in the Manawatu-Whanganui-Horewhenua regions. 

This collective fund makes a real difference to the Charities, doing necessary community work for optimal social impact.


In the past couple of years United Way NZ has contributed to the following Manawatu & Whanganui Community groups:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters (Palmerston North)
  • English Language Partners Horowhenua Kapiti Inc.
  • Fielding Community Patrol (Inc)
  • Financial Freedom Trust
  • Horowhenua Kids Teens and Family Trust
  • Horowhenua SuperGrans Inc.
  • Housing Advice Centre (Palmerston North) Inc.
  • Legacy Centre
  • Levin Community Patrol
  • Literacy Feilding Inc.
  • Manawatu Multicultural Council Inc. 
  • Manawatu Rural Support Service Inc. 
  • Manawatu Toy Library Association Inc.
  • Palmerston North City Neighbourhood Support
  • Palmerston North Methodist Social Services Trust
  • Palmerston North Street Van
  • Parentline Manawatu Inc.
  • SPELADD NZ Inc.
  • The Free Store Charity Trust - Just Zilch
  • Victim Support (Manawatu)
  • Volunteer Resource Centre Manawatu & Districts
  • Youthline Palmerston North (Central North Island)

WHANGANUI

  • Converge Trust
  • English Language Partners Wanganui
  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust New Zealand
  • Shine City Whanganui
  • Victim Support (Whanganui)

Thank you to all of these charities who do so much for people in our communities

Region News

2019 Community Awards in Palmerston North

We were proud to announce our community awards today in Palmerston North on April 12th. Thank you to the community...

Read More

Mentors needed for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Manawatu

If you are passionate about helping Young People...

Read More

Congratulations to Just Zilch

Congratulations to Just Zilch - Food Rescue and Free Store for being one of United Way's 2018 Grant Award Recipients...

Read More

How You Can Make A Difference

Volunteering & Resources

Contribute your time, expertise, and/or resources to improve lives in your community.  

Learn More

Business Partnerships

Leverage the power of your business for good.

Learn More

Financial Giving

Give now to help build a strong and healthy community

Learn More