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Better World donation programme

We'll donate $1.00 for every completed web order

You pay nothing extra. All donations are made from HealthPost’s operating revenue. All you need to do is select your preferred charity on the order confirmation page after placing your order. We keep a tally and publish our monthly and quarterly donations on this page - see below. Thank you for helping us make a difference!

If you have a favourite registered charity you’d like us to consider please encourage the organisation to fill out our online Charity Application form.

Click here to see videos and photos from of some of our donation recipients.

Your Current Charity Choices:


 Farewell Spit HealthPost Nature Trust

Farewell Spit HealthPost Nature Trust Logo
HealthPost has founded the Farewell Spit HealthPost Nature Trust to create a wondrous, accessible eco-sanctuary at Farewell Spit, in partnership with the Department of Conservation.
 
The Trust's vision is to greatly enhance biodiversity in the Farewell Spit area, allowing threatened species already there such as katipo spiders to flourish and creating a safe breeding habitat for bird species including fairy prions, shearwaters, godwits, petrels, bitterns and penguins.  The ultimate goal is to build a rich and protected ecosystem that will allow for the reintroduction of rare and endangered species, such as the pāteke (brown teal), the Little Spotted Kiwi and the Nelson Green Gecko. 
 
It will be a place for people to experience this unique landform at the tip of the South Island as a thriving and diverse ecosystem.  And for those who cannot visit Farewell Spit in person HealthPost and the Trust will frequently the update the progress being made, including one day the sight and sound of rare chicks being raised.
 
“This very generous offer from Healthpost will allow one of New Zealand’s most significant places, the iconic Farewell Spit and surrounds, to receive pest and weed control on a scale it deserves .Higher protection will be afforded to the iconic  flocks of Godwits and Knots and wonderful flora and fauna of international significance . A brilliant project.”  Craig Potton, Conservationist and Trustee.
 
The Farewell Spit HeathPost Nature Trust is lodged with the Charities Commission and registration is pending.
 
HealthPost donates a dollar every time you select the Farewell Spit HealthPost Nature Trust after placing an online order. One click helps make this vision a reality!
 
 
You can read more about the Farewell Spit HealthPost Nature Trust at www.healthpost.co.nz/farewell-spit-healthpost-nature-trust
 

Charity of the Month - September: Tearfund New Zealand

Tearfund New Zealand Logo
Tearfund New Zealand is an international development and relief agency. It was born in 1975 and has grown to become one of the largest aid agencies in New Zealand, raising around $15 million a year to support partners in 24 countries.
 
Tearfund believes that communities have the best solutions to their own problems, so rather than having their own offices around the world, their model is to identify local organisations who are experts in their field of development. Tearfund then partners with these, and empowers them to affect positive change. Because of this, Tearfund can respond well to local conditions, drawing on local knowledge.
 
Through these partners, they work to provide life’s essentials of water health and sanitation. They protect those vulnerable to trafficking and exploitation. They restore hope after disaster or conflict strikes and helps communities to be more resilient to disasters. They sponsor children in need, and they empower the poor to help themselves, through livelihood development and local, long term, sustainable solutions to poverty. This year, Tearfund produced the NZ Ethical Fashion Guide so that consumers can help reduce worker exploitation in the garment industry.
 
Tearfund believes aid should not be conditional on political or religious affiliation, or be withheld on the basis of race, gender, religion, nationality or sexual orientation.
 
Please join us in supporting Tearfund New Zealand today.
 
You can read more about Tearfund New Zealand at www.tearfund.org.nz
 

 

Donations made to each cause to date from HealthPost.co.nz and HealthPost.com.au

Better World charity HealthPost's donation
WWF China $60,229
Oxfam Australia $7,627
Oxfam New Zealand $49,718
August 2017, Life Education Trust $9,256
July 2017, Habitat for Humanity $8,850
June 2017, Big Brothers Big Sisters $7,257
May 2017, In Time Trust $7,734
April 2017, Million Metres $6,432
March 2017, NZ Vegetarian Society $3,335
February 2017, Yoga Education in Prisons Trust $4,038
January 2017, Amnesty International NZ $4,913
December 2016, Parkinsons NZ $7,872
November 2016, Yellow Eyed Penguin Trust $7,805
October 2016, Quan Am Foundation $6,634
September 2016, SAFE $9,696
August 2016, UpsideDowns Educational Trust $8,272
July 2016, Project Jonah $6,827
June 2016, Junk Free June $5,237
May 2016, Alzheimers NZ $9,628
April 2016, Glaucoma NZ $6,954
March 2016, Stroke Foundation of NZ $7,749
February 2016, The Graeme Dingle Foundation $5,728
January 2016, StarJam $5,584
December 2015, Forest & Bird $5,834
November 2015, Oxfam NZ $6,941
October 2015, Amnesty International NZ $5,807
September 2015, NZ Gynaecological Cancer Foundation $7,815
August 2015, NZ Howard League for Penal Reform $10,924
July 2015, Barnardos 0800 What's Up $15,882
June 2015, Cystic Fibrosis Association of NZ $15,960
May 2015, NZ Red Cross Nepal Earthquake Appeal $19,670
April 2015, HUHA - Helping You Help Animals $9,928
March 2015, Birthright NZ $5,624
February 2015, NZ AIDS Foundation $5,380
January 2015, BellyFul $10,398
December 2014, CanTeen $9,934
November 2014, Amnesty International Aotearoa NZ $2,454
October 2014, The Salvation Army $2,762
September 2014, World Vision NZ $2,148
August 2014, Oxfam NZ $2,550
July 2014, Perinatal Mental Health New Zealand Trust $6,822
June 2014, Pregnancy Help $6,658
May 2014, West Coast Blue Penguin Trust $8,512
April 2014, The Kea Conservation Trust $6,700
March 2014, Barnardos 0800 What's Up $8,282
February 2014, Kakapo Recovery $6,902
January 2014, Plunket NZ $8,516
December 2013, Save the Children $8,042
November 2013, Oxfam NZ $8,370
October 2013, The Mental Health Foundation of NZ $8,880
September 2013, Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter $8,212
August 2013, Sustainable Oceans Society NZ $6,808
July 2013, Golden Bay Family Health Centre $10,000
June 2013, Ronald McDonald House $8,268
May 2013, Cystic Fibrosis Association of NZ $8,226
April 2013, Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower Trust $6,072
March 2013, The Muscular Dystrophy Association of NZ $6,330
February 2013, The Nelson ARK $4,650
World Vision - Zambian Health Centre $64,924
New Zealand Red Cross $92,118
The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ $77,300
WWF-NZ $40,370
Royal New Zealand SPCA $20,412
HealthPost Environmental Fund $13,381
Total Amount Donated $842,141
Your comments are welcome.


Quan Am Foundation

"We would like to give a huge THANK YOU to HealthPost who selected us as their Charity of the Month for October, as part of their Better World program. I am thrilled to announce we raised $6,634 for Quan Am Foundation! We will be putting these funds aside for a special project in early 2017. Thanks to everyone that made a purchase!"

Quan Am Foundation Thank You

Fred Hollows thank you video

HUHA - Helping You Help Animals

HUHA Thank You

Red Cross work in Vanuatu

With Cyclone Pam causing catastrophic devastation in Vanuatu, we've asked that our latest donation to Red Cross NZ be used exclusively to help provide relief for the people of this island nation. The type of work Red Cross is doing in Vanuatu includes the distribution of essential household items, tarpaulins, shelter toolkits, safe drinking water and health and first aid programs. They will also be rolling out longer term recovery projects to support the stronger and safer rebuilding of damaged homes and of course the restoration and strengthening of livelihoods will also be crucial due to the significant damage to crops, livestock and fisheries.

Unloading aid in VanuatuDestruction in Vanuatu

VisionFund in Tanzania

Tanzania VisionFund Thank You


See also: HealthPost's environmental policy | View photos from our tree planting adventures

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