In alignment with our values, we engage and collaborate with a range of organisations in support of community, business and educational initiatives. Examples include:
ACG Parnell College
Presentations to leadership classes, helping young people recognise the value of their talents and position themselves towards future opportunities.
Auckland Communities Foundation www.aucklandcf.org.nz
Our consulting partnership and donation supports the Foundation’s objectives of empowering philanthropy, contributing to the long-term success of greater Auckland.
Coastguard Northern Region www.coastguard.org.nz
Beginning a partnership 5 years ago, this organisation has developed its brand from being a ‘rescuer’ to a ‘friend of boaties’. A highlight has been their participation in a Design Thinking Masterclass that changed their customer perspective and execution of ideas. This opportunity was facilitated by Pohlen Partners.
Providing practical advice in support of their Employment Skills Programme for Gateway Students, our presentations help prepare their school leavers to identify meaningful work opportunities, make effective applications and to perform successfully at interviews. The focus is on realistic current market expectations.
EMA Auckland www.ema.co.nz
Through a regular column in their monthly print and online publication, we highlight conversations and trends in the employment market that impact New Zealand businesses.
National Youth Theatre Company www.nytc.co.nz
Contribution through Board involvement and supporting talent initiatives of this organisation whose mission is to bring confidence and life skills to young people through theatrical training and performance.
Southern Cross Campus www.southerncross.school.nz
We support Southern Cross Campus, a low decile school providing education from year one to year thirteen. This includes providing expertise and sponsorship which enables students to build a solid foundation towards a successful future.
Juliette Haigh and Nicky Coles
We are proud to have supported the rowing achievements of two of New Zealand's top rowers, Nicky Coles and Juliette Haigh, 2005 world champions, 2006 silver medallists in the women's pair and finalists at the Beijing Olympics.