Community Iniatives

Every week, our crew of passionate SALT staff along with a host of incredible volunteers run a wide range of programmes in our community

Community Iniatives - Every week, our crew of passionate SALT staff along with a host of incredible volunteers run a wide range of programmes in our community

Youth Work
SALT is part of a collective of organizations nationwide delivering the 24/7 youth program across over 80 New Zealand high schools. At Orewa College, SALT is proud to contribute with 10 dedicated Youth Workers. Our program is designed to empower young people to thrive through positive mentoring and building meaningful relationships. Together, we're shaping a brighter future for our youth!
https://www.24-7youthwork.nz 


Primary Project
We have designed this programme to compliment the 24/7 initiative into primary schools, SALT currently provide 4 Youth Workers into six local primary schools.
The programme is designed to see young people thrive through positive mentoring and relationship building.

Orewa Kahui Ako (OKA)
These programmes are school based initiatives that we facilitate to assist students in dealing positively with:
Behavioural issues known as our six session ‘Change Up’ programme
Developing emotional resilience known as our six session ‘Equip’ programme
Frameworks that deal with loss and grief known as our 8 week ‘Seasons’ programme 

Operation Reach Foodbank
Providing practical support to families in need through provision of food boxes and preprepared meals. 
Click here to fill out the Food Bank Form

Orewa Christmas Day Community Lunch 
A Christmas Day lunch for approximately 200 people who would otherwise spend Christmas alone. 

Move and Groove
A weekly groove session for adults with disabilities, some of the most vulnerable members of our community. 


Orewa Salt Op Shop
41 Florence Ave Orewa
Mon-Fri 9am-4pm, Sat 9am-3pm

We've recently opened a fledgling social enterprise with the mandate to repurpose, reclothe, and rejuvenate with all proceeds going straight back out to serve our Hibiscus Coast community.
Pop down and see us or email opshop@salttrust.org.nz if you'd like to know more.

Silverdale Salt Op Shop
7 Agency Lane, Silverdale
New year, new treasures! Unveil the charm of our freshly opened op-shop.  Embrace the thrill of a treasure hunt and discover unique pieces to start the year with style.