Higher Ground

Donations and funding

Higher Ground derives its income from various sources. In particular it is contracted to the Waitemata District Health Board and the Waikato District Health Board to provide the therapeutic programmes.

Higher Ground also receives funding from donations, clients and investments. Higher Ground is always appreciative of the financial support it receives from the community. Should you wish to make a donation to Higher Ground towards the ongoing work it does this would be most welcome. Please contact the Programme Director or donations can be made directly to:

Higher Ground Drug Rehabilitation Trust
PO Box 45 192
Te Atatu Peninsula
Auckland, New Zealand

All monetary donations made to Higher Ground are deductible for taxation purposes.


Over many years Higher Ground has received annual donations from the Margaret M. Blackwell Bequest and the James K Baxter Trust. Higher ground is very grateful for this support.

Higher Ground Drug Rehabilitation Trust would like to acknowledge and thank the following persons and organization for their generosity and support.

mens-gymHigher Ground recently received a grant from ASB Community Trust. This grant has enabled Higher Ground to purchase gymnasium equipment for both the mens and womens gymnasiums. This support from a community organization such as ASB Community Trust is greatly appreciated by Higher Ground. Pictured below is the mens gymnasium

Telecom New Zealand provides a service to the residents at a much reduced rate. This enables the residents to maintain contact with their families and friends.

Keegan Alexander – The law firm of Keegan Alexander has handled the purchases and sales of Trust properties at no charge to the Trust. This has been very much appreciated by the Trust.

Stanley Palmer – Stanley donated to the Trust two of his art works. These pictures are on display in the Higher Ground’s reception area. The Trustees are very grateful for Stanley’s generosity.

Placemakers Cook Street, Auckland donated to Higher Ground a large quantity of garden equipment. this equipment is used by the residents to maintain the gardens at Te Atatu. The Trust and residents thank placemakers for their support.

Plant Wholesalers Limited at Kumeu donated a large quantity of plants for our grounds. These were planted by the residents and have made a significant improvement to our garden. Here at Higher Ground we are very appreciative of Plant Wholesalers Limited’s contribution.