The Don Oliver Youth Sport Foundation is committed to investing our time and energy into the development and support of emerging talented athletes in West Auckland.
The financial support and sponsorship of local businesses and individuals, alongside the provision of services from other partners allows us to provide the best education, support and personal development for our recipients and the wider community through our annual seminar programme.
HELPING YOUNG WAITAKERE ATHLETES ACHIEVE
The Don Oliver Youth Sport Foundation was established in 1997 by leaders of the West Auckland community with the mission to provide scholarships and other forms of support for pre-elite Waitakere athletes in all codes.
To be eligible the youngsters must be aged between 14 and 21, live and train in Waitakere and have the realistic ability to step up to national and international honours.
Ross Dallow - a Tribute
The Don Oliver Youth Sport Foundation mourns the loss of one of its founders and first chairman, Ross Dallow MNZM, QPM, NZSSM (Erebus).
Ross was a giant Totara in the forest of New Zealand Sport and in Waitakere/West Auckland where his ceaseless efforts have left an unparalleled legacy.