Recent projects that Mt Wellington Foundation Ltd have helped fund include the following:
Auckland Society of Model Engineers
Auckland Society of Model Engineers miniature railway has been operating on its current site on the Panmure Basin since 1970 and provides low cost entertainment to the children and families of the local and regional area. MWFL assisted the Society with the upgrade and laying of new tracks to ensure that the railway can continue to operate safely and with reduced maintenance for many years to come. The members of this club are all volunteers who offer their spare time for the benefit and enjoyment of the local community.
Mt Wellington Stadium Charitable Trust
Mt Wellington Stadium Charitable Trust is the project management division of the University Mt Wellington AFC which is a soccer club formed from an amalgamation of the Auckland University AFC and the Mount Wellington AFC and is based at Bill McKinlay Park in Panmure, Auckland. Over recent years the club has completed major works to the grounds and clubrooms including the laying of artificial turf for which MWFL gave funding towards with tremendous results. The club provides facilities for the Auckland region and local community and has recently been the hosts for an international event.
Pt England Primary School
Pt England Primary School is a member school of the Tamaki Principals Group for which over the past 2 years MWFL has provided over $400,000 of funding to encourage and assist students of our local schools with the ever changing world of technology. The funds donated has provided all schools with electronic whiteboards in classrooms along with I-Pads and other ICT equipment and Pt England Primary School is well known in the Auckland region for its very up to date classroom learning system using modern technology.
Mt Wellington Tennis Club
The Mt Wellington Tennis Club was established in 1955 and is located in Dunkirk Road with wonderful views of the Tamaki River. During the past four years the club has undergone major transformation with upgraded court playing surfaces and more recently light columns and fittings have been installed to allow night sports to be played. MWFL have assisted the club with these renovation projects which now allows the facilities to be used for not only tennis but for a wide variety of community sports programmes during the day and now after dark at night.
Glen Innes School
The students at Glen Innes School now have an up-to-date playground built with the assistance of MWFL. The purpose built playground encourages young children to not only test their abilities at various stages but also to enjoy what children do best - play using equipment that is strong and safe.