In the past ten years 54 community charities have been financially supported by United Way NZ in Southland.  Collectively we have mobilised over 2338 volunteers to assist community groups. 

United Way are currently inviting submissions for fund management opportunities, corporate/business sponsorship, payroll giving and donations to support Southland communities.


This year United Way NZ has contributed to the following Southland community groups:

  • Able Charitable Trust
  • English Language Partners
  • Gore Parents Centre
  • Kahu Youth Trust
  • Pillars Incorporated
  • Southland Sri Lankan Society
  • Southland Youth One Stop Shop
  • Tuatapere Community Worker Support Trust
  • Wakatipu Youth Trust
  • Youth Development Southland Region Trust
  • Youthline Southland

Region News

United Way New Zealand Annual Community Grant

Applications for United Way New Zealand’s 2020 Community Grants have now closed. Charities in Manawatu, Whanganui, Canterbury, South Canterbury, Otago and...

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Mastercard Cares

Mastercard donation provides post-trauma support to those affected by the Christchurch Mosque shootings While over a year has passed, the...

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#Unite20 makes it easy to donate

#Unite20 is a fundraising platform Designed to help many frontline charities who are providing necessary services due to the COVID-19 outbreak and...

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Thank you to The Tindall Foundation

Thank you to The Tindall Foundation for donating to the COVID-19 Quick Response Fund. This has allowed United Way to already distribute...

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Support Youthline

  Donate to help Youthline Otago and Southland to support our young people during the COVID-19 outbreak and beyond.  The...

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20 Years of Life Education in Heartland Otago/Southland!

United Way would like to say a big congratulations to Life Education Trust for 20 years of valuable work in...

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Welcome Teresa!

Welcome to our new United Way New Zealand Chief Executive, Teresa Moore! In 2018 Teresa took on the role and...

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Southern Adult Literacy Celebrates 40 years

Congratulations to Southern Adult Literacy who celebrated 40 years of service in the community this year. 

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Proud to support Youthline in Southland

United Way New Zealand are proud to be supporting Youthline in Southland, who are fostering leadership and co-creating youth centred...

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How You Can Make A Difference

Volunteering & Resources

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

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Business Partnerships

Leverage the power of your business for good.

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Financial Giving

Give now to help build a strong and healthy community

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