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Thursday, 31 Mar 2022 more
Thursday, 31 Mar 2022
Silver Fern Motorsport New Drive Care programme has it's first student passing their Restricted License.   more
Thursday, 31 Mar 2022
Barry is a 48 year old and he is been driving without a license. He has tried several times in the past to get his license but failed. Finally, he was referred to Silver Fern Motorsport where after three days, he got his license. He was ecstatic to achieve something that he has been trying to get for years. Barry is now enrolled in Silver Fern Motorsport Drive Care Programme to get his restricted license followed by his full license.   more
Thursday, 31 Mar 2022
100% success rate passing their Restricted Driver's license the same day at Silver Fern Motorsport Charitable Trust more
Wednesday, 30 Jun 2021
         Silver Fern MotorSport Charitable Trust Driving School Launched 2021   Silver Fern MotorSport Charitable Trust is proud to launch its Driving School which supports young people to get their restricted and full license without facing the cost barriers associated with learning to drive or test sitting fees. Getting a driver’s license is a key credential for young people accessing employment. The Trust has been serving the community for the... more
Thursday, 04 Feb 2021
  Here is the link to The Trusts video interview: more
Thursday, 04 Feb 2021
Here is the link to the The Trusts video interview: more
Thursday, 04 Feb 2021
  Here is the link to The Trusts video interview: more
Thursday, 04 Feb 2021
Here is the link to the Seven Sharp video: more
Thursday, 04 Feb 2021
  Here is the link to the stuff article: more
Thursday, 01 Oct 2020
Water blasting A Car Bonnet more
Thursday, 01 Oct 2020
Changing Spark Plugs on a Toyota Camry-Young Women's Automotive Programme more
Thursday, 01 Oct 2020
Young Women Using Grinders on Our First  Female Automotive Programme more
Thursday, 01 Oct 2020
One of Young Ladies Set The 3rd Fastest Time in 10 years for V8 Wheel Challenge Using A Rattle Gun more
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
Friday, 12 May 2017
Here is real great story from our last intake and a glimpse from what our boys are currently working on:   more
Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017
Support your local community group Silverfern Motorsport by heading along to one of these local Z stations: ·         New Lynn ·         Avondale ·         Glen Eden Select our community Silverfern Motorsport as we help youth all over the country, we support our local communities and we would love the support to keep on doing... more
Wednesday, 01 Mar 2017
Each Warehouse store in every area underpins nearby neighborhood community groups through their Customer Choice programmes.  This has been set up to encourage offer help to non-for profit community organizations for particular tasks which helps enrich the lives of 'families and youngsters'. Starting February to July (Six-month period), there is a voting unit in store advertised with three local community organizations in which Silverfern Motorsport are one for this six-month... more
Monday, 30 Sep 2013
17 November 2011 Almost a dozen teens who were on the wrong side of the track are finding their way back using a west Auckland automotive training course. The programme is run by Silver Fern Motorsport Charitable Trust in partnership with Hoani Waititi Marae and gives 40 teens, many referred by the Rangitahi Youth Court, hands-on experience in the automotive and motorsport industry. The 10-day mentoring course helps build skills in panelbeating, tyre servicing and automotive... more
Sunday, 29 Sep 2013
21 April 2011 A partnership between Hoani Waititi Marae and a west Auckland motorsport trust aims to help young offenders switch from stealing cars to fixing them. Kelston's Silverfern Motorsport Charitable Trust and the marae launched a training programme last week which offers young people 10-day internships in the automotive industry. All the people on the programme have admitted guilt to a crime. The programme begins next month and will be available to selected youth... more