Who We Are
Lending a Helping Hand
Dream Makers Charitable Trust, located in the Ruapehu / Waimarino, is a charitable organisation dedicated to helping youth aged 10-17 years using a strengths-based approach, incorporating best practice, involving the family and focusing on positive outcomes that are closely monitored.
Dream Makers Charitable Trust has been assessed as fully meeting the Level 3 standards for social sector accreditation.
Our programmes address the four pou of
Te Whare Tapa Wha
Hinengaro- Emotional Wellbeing
Tinana – Physical Wellbeing
Wairua – Spiritual Wellbeing
Whanau – family
We value safety, creativity, respectful relationships and an interesting and fun environment.
We are committed to work collaboratively with funders and related parties to ensure that desired service outcomes are met.
The Dream Makers Trust is physically based in Raetihi and at present offers three different programmes for youth in the Waimarino/ Whanganui/Rangitikei area.
'Working proactively with families at the earliest point of intervention to provide children and young people with the opportunity to achieve their aspirations and potential to succeed in life'.
With the dedication of our volunteers, staff members, and partners, we strive to improve the lives of those in need within the community. Contact us to see what you can do to bring about positive change.
Paving the Way to a Better Tomorrow
What We Do
Want to find out more about what we do? Read on to learn about the different ways we’re helping youth
in the Manawatu/Whanganui - Ruapehu / Waimarino area, including Volunteer Opportunities and Programmes?
Ready to make a donation or get involved? Get in touch with us. Making a positive difference has never been so easy.
One of our main causes here at Dream Makers Charitable Trust are Interventions that have a positive effect on participants and their familys lives, particularly those in the Manawatu/Whanganui and surronding areas. We spend a significant portion of our resources on tackling this problem. See how you can help by reading more or contacting one of our representatives.
Treat Others as You’d Like to Be Treated
One of our goals is to ensure that the most vulnerable and at-risk youth are safe and have their basic needs taken care of. With your generous donations and volunteering efforts, you have the capacity to help us in our endeavour of Donations. Contact us to learn more.
One of the main reasons Dream Makers Charitable Trust was founded in 2014 was to compensate for the Manawatu/Whanganui region and surrounding areas struggles with Volunteer Opportunities. We’ve dedicated a lot of man-hours and invested countless resources to this charitable cause, and hope you’ll help us continue this work. See how you can by contacting us below.