WISE Charitable Trust | Waitara Initiatives Supporting Employment Trust

About the Trust

Waitara Initiatives Supporting Employment Trust (WISE) is a charitable trust based in Waitara delivering initiatives that create employment and training opportunities in the wider Taranaki community to reduce the effects of poverty. These initiatives include our call centre, landcare, insulation of low income homes and cleaning services.

We also work in conjuction with community and government providers to recruit people that may otherwise find gaining employment challenging; this can include work experience, volunteering in our charitable initiatives and upskilling to provide better opportunities to gain long term meaningful employment.


Willingness for self-betterment of ourselves and others


Instilling self-confidence and respect for all


Supporting family affinity and connectedness


Encouraging community togetherness