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MIDDLEMORE FOUNDATION

Established in 1999, the Middlemore Foundation raises funds to supplement the government’s financial support for Counties Manukau Health projects and equipment to achieve their vision for ‘greater health services for the people’. The Foundation also partners with communities to raise funds to initiate and support community health and well-being projects. 

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MIDDLEMORE FOUNDATION

Nāu te rourou, nāku te rourou, ka ora ai te iwi

With your food basket and my food basket the people will thrive.

Established in 1999, the Middlemore Foundation partners with communities to raise funds to initiate and support key projects in health, homes and education within Counties Manukau. 

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OUR KAUPAPA

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OUR PURPOSE

To connect and lead an alliance of partners to transform the health of communities.

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OUR VISION

Strong Communities, free to thrive.

OUR PEOPLE


The team at Middlemore Foundation are passionate about South Auckland and the people of the community. We are dedicated to making a positive difference, growing our impact and helping people. Meet our team.

SANDRA GEANGE

CEO

Sandra has over 20 years of experience in executive leadership roles with iconic New Zealand brands specialising in marketing strategy, digital transformation and organisational expansion. She currently sits on the Board of APAC Advisory Board – CMO Council.

NICK MAIN

Chair

Nick is a chartered accountant and was Chief Executive and later Chairman of Deloitte New Zealand. Nick is a member of the Westpac New Zealand Sustainable Business External Advisory Panel, and is co-opted onto the Finance and Audit Committee for CMDHB.

ROB FISHER

Deputy Chair

Rob is a barrister, and former Chairman and Partner of Simpson Grierson. He was the 2010 Barrister of the Year in the New Zealand Law Awards and was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2011 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

MARGIE APA

Trustee

Fepulea’i Margie Apa’s career has spanned 20 years in the public sector, including five years as Deputy Director General in the Ministry of Health. She is currently Chief Executive Officer at Counties Manukau District Health Board.

FAYE LANGDON

Trustee

Faye is the Co-Founder and Director of the 21C Skills Lab. She is the Founder and Director of Langdon Consulting, and until recently, the managing director at NZ Global Women Trust. Faye is also a Trustee of TupuToa.

SARAH KENNEDY

Trustee

Sarah is CEO of Lifestream International, with former roles in Fonterra as Vice President International Farming based in China, Managing Director of Dairy Nutrition and Managing Director of RD1. Prior, Sarah spent 10 years as Managing Director of Healtheries/Vitaco NZ Ltd.

RANJNA PATEL

Trustee

Ranjna is the co-founder of Nirvana Health Group. She has extensive involvement in charitable and community groups. Ranjna was inducted into the Co.OfWomen Hall of Fame, and won the Deloitte Top 200 Visionary Leader award.

ANGELA LIM

Trustee

Dr. Angela Lim is CEO and co-founder of Clearhead. She completed paediatrics training at Starship Hospital and research at the Harvard School of Public Health. Angela chairs the 20/20 Trust and is a 2017 Young New Zealander of the Year award finalist.

HUEI MIN (LYN) LIM

Trustee

Lyn has 30 years of legal practice specialising in commercial, corporate and governance issues and dispute resolution. In 2017, Lyn was appointed as a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to New Zealand-Asia relations and governance. 

JATIN PATEL

Trustee

Jatin is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of experience working with business owners of SME businesses. He is a proud supporter & organizer of Light for Life Charity fundraising dinner and participating in fundraising events for various charities. 

HARRY CHAWLA

Trustee

Harry is the very proud owner of Pak'nSave Mount Albert branch. He is extremely passionate about looking after people. Harry would like to be a leader who people believe and would love to follow. He believes nobody should go to sleep hungry.

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HELP MAKE A DIFFERENCE

All donations go straight towards changing lives and helping the community to thrive. Your donation makes a difference.

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