Good in The Hood - Taking applications NOW!

Good in the Hood applications are open!

This year, Z will give away a total of more than $1 million to neighbourhood groups and projects that help people who need it and/or the environment. You can apply to be part of Good in the Hood by visiting Applications are open until 28 February.

What is Good in the Hood?

Good in the Hood is all about our local Z station teams supporting neighbourhood groups or projects that help people who need it and/or the environment. We have more than 200 Z stations across New Zealand, each with $5,000 to giveaway—that’s over $1 million!

You can find everything you need to know about how Good in the Hood works at You’ll also find stories on this page about groups we’ve supported in the past and how the money and local connection have helped them.

How do I apply on behalf of my group?

Applying for Good in the Hood is simple to do. Here are the steps:

1.    Check that your group meets the Good in the Hood criteria

2.    Visit and complete the online application (it'll take about 20 minutes to complete)

3.    We’ll send you an email to confirm that we’ve received your application

4.    We will contact all the applicants in April 2017 or earlier to let them know if they’ve been successful.

The people at your local Z are the ones who choose which groups to get behind. So once you’ve applied, why not pop into your local Z station to tell them a bit more about the good your group is doing!