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Wednesday, 17 Jun 2020
Ten years ago, Silver Fern MotorSport Charitable Trust was formed in the pursuit of providing young people from disadvantaged backgrounds with the opportunity to learn automotive skills and to support their pathways into employment. The Trust was established by founders Ted Jarvis and Marie Person, bringing their knowledge, skills and passion of motorsport and community development. In 2010, Foundation North (formally ASB Community Trust) provided the seed funding to launch the... more
Friday, 05 Jun 2020
  One of the boys "rapping up" at the end of the programme. Go E-Dogg!! more
Tuesday, 02 Jun 2020
Silver Fern welcomes boys back to Automotive Training Programme post COVID-19 Lockdown!     more
Tuesday, 02 Jun 2020
Silver Fern MotorSport Charitable Trust welcomes its new commercial partner Container HQ, who recently provided the Trust with a 20ft container. With Covid-19, The Trust has needed to create more space in its purpose-built training facility in Kelston to support its programme delivery. Souring a container provided an excellent solution to store equipment that is non-essential for its services, and to declutter the facility to create more space. We searched for suppliers of containers, and... more
Tuesday, 02 Jun 2020
Boys working on car removing engine with tutor, Tony Rutherford. more
Thursday, 14 May 2020
Here is Yasar, one of our boys from our past Silver Fern Motorsport Automotive Programme and this is his success story.   more
Thursday, 05 Mar 2020
This is youth on Course 2 March 2020 studying for their learners drivers license. In this group there were total 10 in sitting and within 3 days all have achieved a learners drivers license with 100% success rate without any resits. more
Monday, 02 Sep 2019
August 2019 Silver Fern MotorSport ran a learner licence youth programme in Huntly.  We had a 100% pass rate - Congratulations to all! more
Tuesday, 05 Jun 2018
By Jess Paton | on May 22, 2018 Ten teenagers from Tuakau will enter this week with a new set of life skills thanks to Silver Fern Motorsport Charitable Trust. Programme Manager Ted Jarvis ran the free five-day course called ‘Getting Started,’ for 16 to 18-year olds, from 14 to 18 May at Madill House in Tuakau. This has equipped the teenagers with a First Aid certificate, their licence, the opportunity to get a job and have a future. “It’s all about learning... more
Tuesday, 05 Dec 2017
2017 Drivers License Programme, Silverfern Motorsport provided a 3 day learners license programme for 10 local individuals and employees of Western Gas Limited.  The result was 100% pass rate with everyone gaining their licenses. more