Meet the 2020 Wellington Ignite Executive! 

Top row from left: George Higgie, Liam Scott, Hannah McCoy, Emma Cameron, Janielee Avia

Middle row: Mia Houston, Natalya Holmes, Megan MacKay

Bottom row: Kushali Tuinder, Sera Milbank, Lofa Totua

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Trimester 1 Projects


Little Shadow offers counselling, support and information for those experiencing perinatal distress. They work collaboratively with health professionals and other organisations to help parents on their journey to wellness.

Wellington student volunteer army

Wellington Student Volunteer Army have created a community response team to coordinate student volunteers who are willing and able to support vulnerable community members and organisations dealing with the impacts of Covid-19.

Brave Hearts

Brave Hearts puts together gift packs for parents with children in NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) to help support them through the difficult and often stressful period. Brave Hearts aims to inspire families with the hope of tomorrow and bring some cheer to their day.


BioGro is New Zealand’s leading organic certifier since 1983, with the nations largest database of organic farmers, producers and manufacturers from here and across the Pacific. BioGro aim to simplify organic certification through innovation allowing producers to display NZ’s most trusted organic logo, giving consumers trust in the mark of a genuine organic product.

wellington help

Wellington Sexual Abuse HELP works with survivors of sexual abuse and their whānau – of any age, gender, sexuality or ethnicity. They provide a 24 hour support line, social work and counselling services for anyone who has experienced rape or sexual abuse, or who is concerned about a friend or family member.

Ignite Wellington Trimester 1
Project Applications

Recruitment for our Ignite Wellington Projects is now closed! Check back in later on for our Trimester 2 intake.

Ignite run for a 9-week period where you will be working in a diverse team of 5 consultants, joined by a project manager, an experienced mentor, and an amazing organisation geared towards generating social change in the Wellington Community.

If you have any questions about recruitment or the Ignite project process, please email