Our Projects

The E Network Trust provides a variety of support services to organisations and initiatives in the Eastern Bay of Plenty

Current Projects

Waste Not Want Not

A local Food Rescue initiative.

Provide advice, operational development support, volunteer recruitment, and marketing for this start-up charitable organisation.


Community-led steering committee focused on advocacy and support for the immediate needs of homeless in Whakatāne Township.

Provided administration, research and project coordination support.

Kawerau District Youth Council

Youth Volunteer Workshop

Provided event planning workshop to youth to support their delivery of a large-scale community event.

Whakatane Sky Show

A large-scale community event. 

Provided advice and coordination support. Managed VIP and Guest Information Kiosk.


Coin donation fundraiser. 

Partnered with local business to raise funds to purchase winter hats for the communities homeless. Organised donation box, media coverage and promotion and donation delivery to local homeless drop-in centre.

Fight For Life Ed

A large-scale black-tie gala fundraising event. 

Provided event management and volunteer recruitment support.


A nationally recognised celebration of local neighbourhoods.

Provided advice and guidance to local council event organiser on the free community event.  Coordinated free children’s activity within the event hosted by local charitable organisations which resulted in public awareness for participating organisations.

Whakatane Ki Mua

A Whakatāne District Council community engagement project.

Named as a key stakeholder to represent community charitable organisations and advocate for community-led initiatives.

Xmas in the Park

A large-scale community event.

Developed and delivered Charity Ribbon concept to Christmas themed event.  Charities given opportunity to engage with the community while providing ribbons representing their organisations to be used as decorations for an event display.  Presented participating charities with a portion of the gold coin entry fee from the event.

Projects In The Works

EASTERN BAY OF PLENTY Youth Engagement Project

Eastern Bay Of Plenty Community Initiative ToolKit

EASTERN BAY OF PLENTY Volunteer Support Programme


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