Our Projects

The Brian Perry Charitable Trust has developed partnerships with a number of outstanding local organisations and supports a wide range of community-driven projects.

The trust also initiates its own community endeavours and partners with Perry businesses on worthwhile ventures that reflect its values:

Youth • A hand up, not a hand out • Fairness & integrity • Strong partnerships • Thinking globally, acting locally

RIDE: New Zealand’s
Cycling Festival

The inaugural RIDE Festival took place in early 2019. The event included NZ’s only UCI 2.2 event – New Zealand Cycle Classic.

Podium Lodge

Podium Lodge is an 86 bed accommodation facility and social enterprise; 100 per cent of the lodge’s proceeds are returned to the community.

Te Awa River Ride
Charitable Trust

Te Awa walk and cycleway stretches along the Waikato River, from Ngaruawahia in the north to Karapiro in the south.

Perry Outdoor
Education Trust

Since 2003 POET has assisted low decile secondary schools to facilitate the delivery of outdoor education experiences for their students.

The Adastra

The Adastra Foundation offers scholarships and mentoring support to talented athletes and muscians in the Waikato.


The Brian Perry Charitable Trust offers a number of scholarships that reflect our passion for supporting local youth.


Parafed Waikato promotes sport and recreation for people with physical disabilities and visual impairments.


Swimming Waikato works alongside its 23 swimming clubs to deliver quality programmes, events and development opportunities.