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At Gails of Tamahere, social giving is something which has major importance within the business. Gail Jones and her team have been long-time supporters of the Lions Clubs New Zealand foundation and are giving back to their community through their support of the Tamahere branch of the foundation.

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“We are proud to be able to give back to our community through supporting the Lions Clubs. These people give back by providing several activities to help our youth which is something we can all get behind” says Gail Jones, owner of Gails of Tamahere.

The Lions Clubs foundation has been around since 1917, when Chicago-born Melvin Jones had the idea of reaching beyond business activities out into the community. The Lions Clubs reached New Zealand in 1955, having grown to introduce white canes for the blind and help their communities in several ways.

The Lions Clubs New Zealand has several functions. For the most part, they are concerned with helping the youth communities by providing upskilling opportunities and support groups. Gails of Tamahere supports the Tamahere branch of the Lions Clubs by providing a facility for the people involved to have meetings, as well as providing financial support where necessary.

Social giving is something which sees others benefit from the generosity of businesses. Gail believes that it is not only something which her company should do, but all companies across New Zealand.

“Social giving is something we can all get on board with. It is about giving back to the communities which we operate in. People within our communities can benefit from what we do and that is the ultimate reward” says Gail.

For more information on what social giving can do for your business, head to For more on the Lions Clubs New Zealand head to

Contact Gails of Tamahere:

Phone: 07 839 0988


Address: 28 Devine Road Hamilton