Here at Ray White Tuakau we not only consider ourselves as part of one big family within the Ray White brand, but we also strongly believe in owning our communities and being hands-on involved at grassroots level where we are able. After all, the health of a community is as strong as its weakest members and we here at Ray White are determined that we help grow strong communities together with those who live in our village.
Tuakau Village is a small rural town outside of Auckland nestled in the North Waikato where everyone generally knows everyone else (or at the very least the 2 degrees of separation is highly functional here), and when something or someone is in need or requires support or help in some form or fashion, literrally the whole town turns out to chip in, no matter the weather or the cause. ‘Ray White Tuakau’ is part of that fabric of Tuakau Village community life and is a keen supporter and sponsor of a number of local initiatives within the community.
Ray White Tuakau is the main sponsor of the Tuakau Rotary Charity Dinner and Auction Fundraiser held every June at the Cosmopolitan Club in Tuakau.
A corporate sponsor for the Harrisville School Quiz Night.
Sponsor of the Eden Academy school lockers initiative
A financial supporter of various local/district schools end of year prize givings.
This year we attended our first Franklin Aging Expo, and what a fabulous time we all had – Abby, Vern and Bree from the Tuakau agency. The expo only runs for one day but what an action packed day it was, and the numbers of people through the door was huge 🙂
Here the team is, and lets not forget the inclusion of little Ping Pong the Poodle. Bless her little heart, she only as one eye.
Back to her rightful place outside the front door and already hanging out with the locals
Stay tuned for further update on her return
This years parade for us here at Ray White Tuakau was preceeded by the heinous theft of our Rae right from under our noses outside the front door of the agency. Seen below at her post on George Street.
So what were we to do? Rae has been a feature of our float and we were more than a little perturbed about what to do. Our Abby had a brainstorm, how about we use a real live sheep in the form of Mango, and spray her yellow???
So we did, and didn’t she look great?
Here she is with Vern on her way to the start of the parade
But Mango wasnt alone, we had her mate and field friend Billy the Huntaway keeping her company along the route…sadly I cannot post a photo of Billy as I do not have one !!
And guess what ?? We came 2nd in the Commercial float category! Woohoo.
Thank you Mango, Thank you Billy, see you all next year.
A roaring success with all who came to the John Lightbody Reserve to enjoy all manner of fun outdoor activities. Ray White Tuakau this sponsored the ever popular ‘Face Painting’ stand which. A great team of gorgeous volunteers picked up the brushes and painted with gusto…the kids looked awesome and more importantly, very happy. BIG SHOUT OUT to those awesome helpers; Jacqueline Watson, Briar-Louise Nesbit and Victoria Smeeton from Tuakau College, and Eden Groom, Chris Whitney and Michelle Webster .
, our Ray White Tuakau sponsored entry ‘Primrose Duck’ made a valiant effort but failed to place and was last seen paddling out to sea.
TERRIFIC TUAKAU NEWSPAPER Our latest initiative is our effort to bring connectivity to the community outside of social media, and are financial sponsor of Tuakau Village’s community newspaper, ‘Terrific Tuakau News’, a paper designed to keep the community abreast of community events, happenings and it’s people.