The Brian Perry Charitable Trust is actively contributing to a vibrant Waikato Region.
The Brian Perry Charitable Trust has developed partnerships with a number of outstanding local organisations and supports a wide range of community-driven projects. The trust also initiates its own community endeavours and partners with Perry businesses on worthwhile ventures that reflect their values.
The Ride NZ Cycling Festival is the premier Road Cycling event in NZ, with 4 days of cycling action taking in the stunning scenery of the Waikato region
Podium Lodge is an 86 bed accommodation facility and social enterprise; 100 per cent of the lodge’s proceeds are returned to the community.
Te Awa walk and cycleway stretches along the Waikato River, from Ngaruawahia in the north to Karapiro in the south.
Since 2003 POET has assisted low decile secondary schools to facilitate the delivery of outdoor education experiences for their students.
The Adastra Foundation offers scholarships and mentoring support to talented athletes and muscians in the Waikato.
The Brian Perry Charitable Trust offers a number of scholarships that reflect our passion for supporting local youth.
Parafed Waikato promotes sport and recreation for people with physical disabilities and visual impairments.
Swimming Waikato works alongside its 23 swimming clubs to deliver quality programmes, events and development opportunities.
Opened in April 2014, the Avantidrome is a world-class cycling facility and hosted over 21,000 community rides in its first year.
Part of the Hamilton Gardens playground re-development in 2016, the Jade Theatre is part of the magical children’s garden and the stage for community productions.
From Riff Raff and the Beat Connection, to most recently The Tongue of the Dog, the Trust is contributing to Hamilton’s vibrant and varied public art.
The Perry Playground opened in 2016, adding to the growing hub of community facilities surrounding the Avantidrome.
The Perry Bike Park at Horotiu and the Gallagher Bike Skills Park at the Avantidrome provide safe environments for children to learn bike essential handling skills.
The HQ of Canoe Sports NZ at Karapiro was completed in 2018
Perry Pool at St Peters, Cambridge opened in 2013 and enjoys 80% community use.