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Sports for Pukekawa School
September 23, 2016

When you are a small country school with only 106 pupils, fundraising to do significant work around your grounds is particularly hard. But thanks to a $5,000 grant from the Harcourts Foundation, Pukekawa School is now one step closer to upgrading its sports area. Principal Karen McCulloch says they do their very best with sausage […]

Legends to host the Halberg Sport for Life Dinner
September 20, 2016

Bronze medal winning Paralympian swimmer Rebecca Dubber will be one of the guests of honour at the third annual Halberg Sport for Life Dinner. She will join other sporting legends this Thursday (29 September) at the event, which is hosted by the Harcourts Foundation. All the money raised goes directly to helping disabled Kiwi children […]

Helping people with Tourette’s through Camp Twitch
August 22, 2016

Most people’s knowledge of Tourette’s Syndrome is that it involves loud and involuntary swearing. However, that is not the case for many Tourette’s sufferers. In fact, it is estimated that one in a hundred people are born with the disorder, but many go undiagnosed because of the variety of way it manifests. Tics can be […]

Harcourts Foundation builds Kiwi kids confidence in the water
July 10, 2016

Improving water safety skills and confidence is crucial for Kiwi kids – and they’re being given a huge boost by the John Walker Find Your Field of Dreams Foundation. A donation from Harcourts New Zealand, through the Harcourts Foundation will go toward replacing well-used and now worn-out life jackets for school pupils taking part in […]

Harcourts Foundation grant gets Ranui Primary pupils on their bikes
July 10, 2016

  The school field at Ranui Primary School is about to become a field of dreams for anyone keen to improve their bicycle skills. The school is implementing the Bikes in Schools programme aimed at getting kids riding to both promote increased physical activity, as well as improve their cycling and road safety skills. A […]

Donation keeps Warkworth SeniorNet connected
July 10, 2016

Keeping senior citizens connected with the modern world will be a little easier for the team at Senior Net Warkworth with the addition of a new Apple MacBook Pro. The team of SeniorNet tutors run a comprehensive series of courses out of their classroom underneath Warkworth RSA, making sure the local senior population is kept […]

Foundation grant gets Gulf Harbour Primary School on their bikes
July 10, 2016

The school field at Gulf Harbour School is about to become a field of dreams for anyone keen to improve their bicycle skills. The school is implementing the Bikes in Schools programme aimed at getting kids riding to both promote increased physical activity, as well as A donation from Harcourts Tandem Realty Ltd, through the […]

Help for relocating sick children
June 29, 2016

Families from South Australia, Northern Territory and Tasmania whose children are diagnosed with heart conditions that require life-saving surgery have no choice but to relocate to Melbourne. Relocation can be anywhere from a two-week period up to many months, placing incredible emotional and financial stress on these families. HeartKids is a registered health charity dedicated to […]

Harcourts Foundation breaks the $4 million mark
June 16, 2016

The Harcourts Foundation continues to be a powerful influence for good, recently breaking the significant milestone of $4 million in raised funds since its launch in 2008. On many occasions, whenever an auction hammer falls, a home buyer signs a contract, or an employee sacrifices to give, somewhere in the Harcourts organisation, another few dollars […]

Harcourts Foundation assists Fiji’s recovery from Cyclone Winston
April 1, 2016

Harcourts Australian Operations Manager, Marcus Williams, presents the donation for Fiji recovery efforts to Red Cross Australia’s Trusts and Foundation Manager, Belinda Collins. With thousands of people in Fiji needing assistance after the damage left by Cyclone Winston, the Harcourts Foundation in Australia responded with a $25,000 donation to the Red Cross. The funds, together […]