Cyclone Gabrielle destroys our amazing little school!!

$2,796 of $22,000 goal
Given by 27 generous donors in 9 weeks

Help support our school going forward, after we focus on re-building Otamatea Christian School after the Almighty Cyclone Gabrielle!!

Maungaturoto, Northland

Like may other schools and homes in Northland....our modest and humble little school, destroyed by the devastating wrath of Cyclone Gabrielle..... Otamatea Christian school luckily has insurance to cover the main rebuilding of our damaged roof and building infrastructure!!

We need your help in supporting the school going forward!

With many other expenses ahead of us....and many projects on the horizon!!

Are you in a position to donate a 'very small contribution' !?

With many small donations....your kindness and generosity will help the future of this amazing little school!!

Come and see for yourself how this Community focussed school, is 'growing' some of the most amazing kids!

With strong work ethics and team work, alongside our Christian teachings....this school is one to be proud of!!

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”...Nelson Mandela

About us

Teaching students values and empowering them to lead others.

Motto: "Grace, Truth/Wisdom and Faith.”

Spiritually and academically able to lead, impact positively and shine the light of Christ on the lives of each other, local community and beyond.

Use of funds

Help Otamatea Christian school get back on their feet. School equipment, furniture, supplies, materials and any other expenses, as we work with our insurers to rebuild this modest and humble little school! Support us into a 'Bright Future'!

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A MASSIVE THANKS!!  15 March 2023

A GREAT BIG Thank you to all those amazing kind hearted people that have donated money to our school's Give-a-little Fundraiser!

It has made a big difference!!

Mr Bell and his wife are extremely grateful for your contributions.

The kids are really looking forward to getting that new roof, and being able to use those classrooms again! I will be very happy too ....sice I was running my after school Chess Club in those classrooms....before the Cyclone blew off the roof!!

A massive THANKS to you all! It's please keep *sharing* this Give-a-little Page link with all your friends, families, community groups and FB contacts, so that people hear about it and can contribute if they would like to.

Kindest regards

Tina Smith

Mangawhai & Maungaturoto Chess Clubs ♟️😊🙏

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Guest Donor on 17 Apr 2023
My 9-year-old and 4-year-old send their pocket money and love.
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They are too kind! With such giving hearts, they will certainly be rewarded! Please extend our sincere Thanks to these two kind and generous hearts!

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Vicki on 22 Mar 2023
Praying for Gods blessings on this school. May he multiply the donations to provide all that is needed.
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Dear Vicki Thank you so much for your kind words of prayer! Thank you also for your very generous donation! Otamatea Christian school appreciates your kindness! Tina Smith Mangawhai & Maungaturoto Chess Clubs ♟️ (Raising funds on behalf of Otamatea Christian school)

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Brian on 19 Mar 2023
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Oh my goodness Brian! You are so kind and generous! I would like to offer a HUGE BIG Thank you from not only the Church, the Principal Mr Bell and his wife, but also all the children and parents of those children! I for one, really love the school and your donation will help so much! We are all eternally grateful to you! Tina Smith Mangawhai & Maungaturoto Chess Clubs...raising funds on behalf of Otamatea Christian school. 🌻🙏

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Hilary on 14 Mar 2023
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Wow Hilary! That is extremely generous of you! Thank you SO MUCH! We are just amazed at how many people have donated money to our school already! It really does help! On behalf of Mr and Mrs Bell, the school's Principal and his wife, I thank you! The children are looking forward to getting the roof rebuilt and being able to use those classrooms again! I will be able to run my Chess Club inside there again! Yay! 😉❤️♟️

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Helena on 07 Mar 2023
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Your kind donation is graciously received Helena! Thanks a million....on behalf of Otamatea Christian school! Kindest regards, Tina Smith Mangawhai & Maungaturoto Chess Clubs ♟️ Raising funds for my son's school: Otamatea Christian school, Maungaturoto, Northland.

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This campaign started on 15 Feb 2023 and ended on 24 Apr 2023.