National Volunteer Week

  • 19-Jun-16
  • Announcements

According to the most recent Non-profit institutions satellite account: 2013 (StatsNZ) - an estimated 1,229,054 people volunteered for one or more NPIs in 2013. The average volunteer did 3.0 hours a week of formal unpaid work. The total time volunteers spent working for non-profits was estimated to total 157 million hours. Yet similar to global trends, NZ is witnessing reductions in time spent volunteering despite 90 percent of non-profits relying on volunteers. Without volunteers a vast array of wonderful projects and initiatives just wouldn’t happen. If you would like to learn more about volunteering visit the Volunteering New Zealand website here.

2019 Annual Report

Our Latest Annual Report - Now Out

  • 12-Sep-19
  • Annual Reports

The Otago Community Trust 2018-2019 Annual Report is now available.

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Otago school projects receive funding support

  • 04-Sep-19
  • News Media Release

School projects receive funding

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New Volunteer Quarters at Orokonui

  • 30-Aug-19
  • Funding Stories

Otago Community Trust was pleased to award a $10,000 grant to Orokonui Ecosanctuary in November last year to help them with the purchase and installation of a 40-foot modified container for their new volunteer headquarters.

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OCT 2020 New Zealand Masters Games naming rights sponsor

  • 30-Jul-19
  • News Media Release

Otago Community Trust has once again signed on as naming rights sponsor for the Dunedin New Zealand Masters Games 2020.

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Kaitangata's community hall now complete

  • 12-Jul-19
  • Funding Stories

Following 8 years of hard work, and more than $1 million of fundraising, a brand new community centre is now opening its doors to the public. in the small South Otago township of Kaitangata..

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