Nau mai, haere mai. Welcome.

Kia hua mai he whenua ka toko i te tika me te pono hei korowai mo Aotearoa Creating a socially just and inclusive New Zealand

Applying for Funds

The Trust funds organisations in Aotearoa New Zealand. We are focussed on disadvantaged children and their families and Māori development.

Who we are

The J R McKenzie Trust has a long history of helping organisations to build stronger communities.

Who we support

We’re proud to support many different initiatives focused on creating a socially just and inclusive Aotearoa New Zealand.

What we're learning

We’re constantly learning from the great projects we support, as well as from our own research.

What’s new. Ngā Kōrero Hou.

We recently co-hosted a presentation and workshop by Jan Owen of the Foundation for Young Australians.

Check out the highlights in this short film.

We have just launched the Peter McKenzie Project, for more information visit

Film: Film for Change Aotearoa, Music: Spring in My Step by Silent Partner

Our second funding round for 2017 is now in progress. 


The 2016 Annual Report is available here