All change requires agility. The ability to pivot and get things up and running with speed, scale and sustainability. Our structure allows us to create an impact, quickly, through different solutions.
We’re a not-for-profit organisation, governed by volunteer trustees who act in accordance with our Trust Deed. In order to make the difference Horowhenua needs, we needed to have access to sustainable financial resources. As a solution, the Trust created The Horowhenua Company Limited. The Horowhenua Company Limited is 100% owned by the Horowhenua New Zealand Trust, and operates commercially to generate reliable revenue for the Trust’s activities.
Over time, our structure will evolve. With the Trust as our core we will work collaboratively to find gaps, then individualise solutions by wrapping the right people and right resources around it. In some cases, this will mean we partner with the right enterprises, create new commercial companies or establish a specific charitable trust. Whether commercial or charitable, each solution builds on the other, and is what it needs to be to serve our community.
The Trust is here to move us forward together, backing like-minded people and projects that believe in our district. We are not government. We are not a business. We fill a space in between so that as a community we can self-sufficiently and strategically implement our own change. Our future, is now.
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