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Giesen Single Vineyard Clayvin Chardonnay
8 May, 2019 | Filed in:

Giesen Wines Chief Winemaker Nikolai St George said back-to-back Champion Chardonnay wins are testament to the quality of the Clayvin organic vineyard. “To win this significant award two years in a row from a single vineyard is incredible.

11 Apr, 2019 | Filed in:

Giesen Wines is celebrating after winning Winemaker of the Year and three Champion Trophies at Royal Easter Show Wine Awards.

11 Apr, 2019 | Filed in:

294 community groups across New Zealand have received a share of $2.4 million in grants to support their work in the first quarter of 2019 thanks to The Southern Trust.

Tsega Gebremedihin - Massey University
23 Jan, 2019 | Filed in:

Thirty-seven designers, who are in their final year of studying or have graduated in the last 12 months, will be showing their collections at the iD International Emerging Designer Awards in Dunedin this March.

The Southern Trust allocated $12,000 in grants in 2018
15 Jan, 2019 | Filed in:

 Community groups across New Zealand received $12,824,724 in grants from The Southern Trust in 2018.

Kailkoura's Mayfair Theatre receives $300,000 in funding
13 Jan, 2019 | Filed in:

Kaikoura’s historic Mayfair Theatre is a step closer to its rebuild funding total thanks to a recent $300,000 grant from The Southern Trust.
The Southern Trust CEO and Trustee Karen Shea said “The redevelopment was identified by the community as a priority post-earthquake and we were able to provide funding in tandem with the support for other groups.”