Building Stronger

In 1976 a charitable trust was established with a personal donation of $100,000 from Hamilton businessman Brian Perry and his wife Peggy. Forty years later, the Trust continues to develop strong partnerships with like minded organisations to deliver on its vision of ‘Building Stronger Communities.’

Latest News

  • Adastra Foundation Applications Are Open!

    Applications for Adastra Foundation scholarships are now open.

    The Adastra Foundation was established in 2007 to provide financial and mentoring support to extraordinary young New Zealanders in their pursuit of excellence.

    Awards are available to athletes and musicians, aged 16 - 23 years, who are resident in the Waikato/BOP region.

    Applications can be made online via the Adastra Foundation website and will close on 16 September 2016.

    To find out more about the Adastra Foundation scholarships and to apply, visit their website

    The Adastra Foundation vision is success for extraordinary young New Zealanders on the national and international stage.

  • BPCT Celebrates 40 Years

    On Thursday 16th June, the Brian Perry Charitable Trust celebrated its 40th birthday, with a look at the past, present and future of the Trust.

    The evening was a celebration of the Brian Perry Charitable Trust's history, values and the mark it has made on Hamilton and the wider Waikato Region.

    Long-time Trustee Barry Coombes stepped down, having played an active role since the Trust's inception in 1976; Barry spoke of his pride at having been involved with the Trust for many years and expressed his confidence in the future generations to continue the legacy started by Brian.

    A video looking at the projects and organisations that the Trust has worked with was played to guests and can be viewed by clicking the link below: 

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    The Brian Perry Charitable Trust is proud to have been supporting the Waikato community for 40 years


Our Projects

The Brian Perry Charitable Trust has developed partnerships with a number of outstanding local organisations More

About Us

For forty years, the Perry Family has been proudly supporting the communities of New Zealand. More

The Team

Read more about our trustees and support team. More