Knowledge test raises funds29 August 2019
Presbyterian Support Otago’s latest fundraiser was a great night out, quizzing of course. Fifteen teams competed at the Kensington quiz.
Volunteering brings joy for Julie29 August 2019
When you chat with Julie Dawkins it quickly becomes clear that she’s passionate about volunteering.
Paving the way for online charity stores29 August 2019
Presbyterian Support Otago have recently taken on something among the first of its kind in New Zealand and established an online charity store.
Public shows amazing support29 August 2019
Octacan was held in June and was another demonstration of generous support from the Otago community. For our eleventh Octacan, the day began with cold temperatures and frosty ground.
Partnership brings new opportunity29 August 2019
Presbyterian Support Otago is proud to be the newest partner of Good Shepherd NZ in the Otago and South Canterbury regions.
Jo Rowe appointed CEO22 August 2019
The Presbyterian Support Otago Board is very pleased to announce that Joanne Rowe has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer for the organisation.
Local businesses show support in Central Otago19 August 2019
Two Central Otago businesses have recently supported us with some very generous donations. Our thanks for their wonderful support.
Donation supports youth development following Taieri Gorge fundraiser3 July 2019
Following the Taieri Gorge Rail Walk event in May, the Dunedin South Lions Community Trust has donated $15,733 to Presbyterian Support Otago.
Thank you for supporting Octacan 201927 June 2019
Octacan was held on Thursday, 20 June 2019 and was another demonstration of generous support from the Otago community.
Countless hours given by our volunteers14 June 2019
Over 600 people volunteer with Presbyterian Support Otago, and they contribute almost 60,000 hours every year.
An unopened envelope12 June 2019
Among donations received by our retail shops was an unopened envelope, addressed to Miss I Stevens in Purakanui.
Media Release: Octacan collection to support local foodbank7 June 2019
The annual Octacan collection, in support of Family Works foodbank, will take place on Thursday, 20 June from 7. 30am in the lower Octagon.
Can you help fill the gap?29 May 2019
Over the last 10 years, we have watched Octacan steadily grow, and it has become a key event in winter calendars.
Family Works in the community across Otago29 May 2019
Our Family Works team has approximately 50 employees, and over 160 volunteers, focused on supporting positive change, strong families and healthy communities.
Walking the Taieri track to support Youth Workers29 May 2019
Over 400 keen walkers arrived at Dunedin Railway Station on Sunday, 5 May 2019, ready for a day exploring the gorge.