Partner Projects

Our Partners

Our business partners provide a generous helping hand in bettering the lives of boys without dads around. Each partner understands the commitment Big Buddies are making to boys' lives and are thrilled to join the Big Buddy village in making this positive difference.

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Foundation Partner

GJ Gardner Homes is our Foundation Partner, and they've gone to great lengths to support the Big Buddy cause.

In 2015 an idea was coined with GJ Gardner Homes, to build selected houses and give the profits to Big Buddy. In August 2017, homes in South Auckland and Hamilton went under the hammer, as seen to the right. These auctions collectively generated over $300,000 for Big Buddy. These funds paid for the opening of the Hamilton office and allowed our Auckland office to expand into South Auckland as far as Franklin.

Check out the fantastic TV advertisements (top right) that GJ's put together with media personality Simon Barnett and a host of our wonderful Big and Little Buddies.

As of December 2019, another Papakura Franchise home is being sold, with all profits going to Big Buddy. Read the full story here....then watch this space!

01092017 News Photo: Mark Taylor /STUFF NZ. Brian King - GM Harcourts Hamilton Profits from the auctions of two new houses will help out fatherless boys. After 12 months in the works ,two GJ Gardner houses in Hamilton and Pukekohe will go to the highest bidders with the proceeds donated to Big Buddy, an organisation that matches young boys with role models.

Major Partners

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At the end of 2019 we were thrilled to welcome Concretec into the Big Buddy village as a Major Partner. Concretec New Zealand Ltd has been in business for 15 years, supplying reinforced and pre-cast concrete to mainly Auckland and Waikato regions. They are recognised for work on some of the most prestigious construction projects in greater Auckland. We look forward to working with this highly regarded business to make a difference.

Supporting Partners

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As well as the difference these Partners make, Big Buddy is lucky enough to have a wide range of supporters who are making a positive difference to boys without fathers in their lives. Click on the button below to see who they are.

What's the next step?

Business partnerships are a fun, engaging way to make a positive impact on the lives of boys without a father around. They also leave members of your business community feeling good about their collective contribution to a great cause! Some of those involved become a Big Buddy; some make a donation. Either way, it all helps to make a big difference. 

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