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Multiply confident NZ drivers with Puketapapa Community Driving School

$150 donated

Given by 4 generous donors in 5 days


MAT provides the training of new community driving mentors & matches them with learner drivers needing immediate or extended coaching.

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The Migrant Action Trust (MAT) manages the Puketapapa Community Driving School, a community-owned and operated social enterprise in the heart of Puketapapa. Also known as PCDS, the Puketapapa Community Driving School specialises in supporting young drivers, new migrants, ethnic women, resettled communities (former refugees) and those who find it the hardest to gain their drivers' licence. In two years we have provided 2,940 hours of driving lessons to almost 500 enrollees with 162 passers in 2019. Read our story in

Our goal is to make PCDS the Auckland’s Driving School of choice for premium driving training services. PCDS offers courses that cater to all people in our community. We provide access to vehicles, mentor drivers who specialise in language support and subsidised training & testing.

About us

The Migrant Action Trust (MAT) helps migrants and refugees settle in New Zealand and become fully integrated into NZ society. MAT's three core programmes: Migrants Supporting Migrants, Arrival to Integration and Support Groups.

Use of funds

- Train new community driving mentors and eventually be a qualified driving instructor

- Funding for interpreters and test day support person

- Petrol + maintenance

- Pay-it-forward driving lessons

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Latest donations

  • Jessel

    Jessel 21 hours ago



  • Dennis

    Dennis 1 day ago



  • Donna Belle

    Donna Belle 1 day ago



  • Hyra

    Hyra 1 day ago


    PCDS has been helping our roads safe from accident. The projects is also commendable in uplifting women and refugee's confidence in learning how to drive.


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This page was created on 20 May 2020 and closes on 20 May 2021.
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