Who we support

A selection of projects which have received Alterno’s support. If your idea or project is unlike any of these, that’s not a bad thing!

Following is a selection of projects which have received Alterno’s support. If your idea is unlike any of these, that’s not a bad thing!

Our primary areas of interest are:  HEALTH  FITNESS NUTRITION EDUCATION

But we do also support ideas and projects outside these areas which we perceive can have a major impact on making New Zealand a better place to live, work and play.

Outdoor Education at Westland High School

New Kayak Trailer for the outdoor education programme.

Duffy Books in Schools

Continuing support to provide books

John Walker

Field of Dreams

Taupo Winter Festival

Te Mata Peak Trust

Support to acquire more land for the park, and also new and replacement signage.

Tāwai Takapiri Connect Futures NZ

Support towards establishing this program.

Ipipiri Nature Conservancy Trust

Support towards saving Elliot Bay from development.

Waihi Beach School Gardening Project

Grant to purchase a garden shed and gardening equipment.

Hawkes Bay LandSAR

Grant to replace ageing communications equipment.

Peel Forest Outdoor Centre

Funding to upgrade the water supply to the EcoLodge

Taupo Sculpture Trust

Support to purchase Upane, an iconic feature on the Taupo lakefront.

BWB Texts in school libraries

Support to the BWB Publishing Trust for their texts in school libraries initiative.

    It's not about Ideas.
    It's about making ideas happen.