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Not for profit social enterprise

All profits of Tui Balms that are not used to develop the business are donated to NZ registered charitable trusts (at least 5% of all sales). The range of charities receiving our donations has been extensive and 19 charities benefited from our turnover in the 2019/20 financial year. This year we were able to donate a total of $22,900.

Tui Balms also supports various charitable organisations by providing free product. We regularly support kindergarten and primary school fundraisers by sending them product for their raffles, and donate Baby Balm to organisations offering packs for families in need, e.g. Little Sprouts, It Takes A Village, and the neo-natal wards around NZ.

donated since 2003

Benefiting many

Organisations receiving financial donations in 2019 included:

  • Tui Spiritual & Educational Trust – fostering and promoting healthy communities in NZ
  • Rites of Passage Foundation – providing rites of passage & leadership training in NZ for teenage/young men & women
  • Earthcare Education Aotearoa – enlivening community through permaculture and deep ecology
  • St John Ambulance – at the frontline of medical response, providing Ambulance Services throughout New Zealand
  • Wainui Fire Brigade
  • Discovery Foundation – a unique programme for all young New Zealanders.
  • Wilderland Trust – an exciting collectively managed educational project operating on the Coromandel Peninsula
  • Nelson-Marlborough Rescue Helicopter
  • Golden Bay Workcentre Trust – seeking to enable individuals and groups to achieve self determination, create healthy and tolerant life-styles and exercise positive choices
  • Golden Bay Community Workers
  • Golden Bay Community Gardens – Golden Bay’s only community-centered organic gardens, dedicated to building resilience and sustainability in our region 
  • Save the Children – protecting the rights of all children, regardless of gender, status of wealth, religion or ethnicity
  • Forest & Bird – one of New Zealand’s leading independent conservation organisations
  • The Ark Trust
  • Fresh FM – community access radio
  • Golden Bay Friends Of Nepal – providing relief to local Nepali friends, families and communities needing help after the destructive 2015 earthquakes
  • Ngatiawa Retreat Trust
  • Neonatal Trustsupporting families of premature or sick full term babies as they make their journey through neonatal care, the transition home, and onwards
  • Ronald Macdonald House –  supporting families when their child is in a hospital away from home
  • Golden Bay SLD Dyslexic Trust
  • Victim Supportproviding a free 24 / 7 community response to help victims of serious crime and trauma
  • Anahata Yoga Health & Education Trust sharing an authentic yogic lifestyle at Anahata Yoga Retreat for the well-being of individuals and families of all walks of life
  • Golden Bay Mountain Bike Clubactive and ongoing track-building and maintenance in Golden Bay
  • Golden Bay / Nelson Women’s Refugeproviding education programmes and support services, information and safe housing to women, young people and children experiencing abuse
  • Onetahua Waka Ama Trust
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