Our Impact 

Why Give 1%?

Become a Giver for Collective Impact We reckon giving 1% of your income is doable for most Kiwis. On an average wage it’s about $42 a month. You might not think such a small amount could make much of a difference but it all adds up. Over the past 9 years, our...

Blazing Trails in Textile Sustainability

In addition to our fabulous partners, we find ourselves inspired by the amazing people in our community. Like our Managing Trustee, Janette Searle, Bernadette Casey is an Edmund Hillary Fellow. Bernadette is also a trailblazer in realm of textile sustainability. She...


This month we have been working on a container to Kiribati in partnership with Counties Manukau Health. Kiribati, officially Republic of Kiribati is an island nation in the central Pacific Ocean.  The 33 islands that make up Kiribati are scattered over 2900km, and...

TMH Newsletter – April 2021

TMH Newsletter – December 2020

TMH Newsletter – November 2020


The Gift of Hope

A story from the One Percent Collective Generosity Journal Meet the amazing Ken Te Tau ..... not only a TMH champion, but a peer support champion for the NZALS, AND ... how cool is this .... bassist for the Pink Floyd Experience. Seriously cool gentleman doing some...

Take My Hands achieves recognition at The New Zealander of the Year Awards

Look what we received in the post this week!  What an honour to be nominated and acknowledged for such a prestigious Award.  The letter we received was as follows : Congratulations on your Nomination  Your contribution to your community has been recognised with a...

Our Equipment

We work with DHB’s, public and private health providers, manufacturers and distributors to collect the great equipment they have but will no longer use and rehome that in the Pacific.

Our Pacific Partners

In the Pacific we work with Ministries of Health and hospitals to determine what is needed most so we can ensure everything we send is usable.

Transport, logistics and storage

Where possible we use spare capacity in transport and storage.  We work with fantastic transport, shipping and storage partners who support us to do what we do.