OUR COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Russell Turner partners and consultants act as trustees, treasurers and provide accounting support for charities and organisations around Northland.
- Alex McLean Charitable Trust
- Alzheimers Northland Trust
- Catholic parish of Paihia, Russell and Moerewa
- CCS Disability Action
- Collaborationz Trust
- Northland Foundation
- Otaika Hall Society
- Shackleton Sea Scouts
- Sport Northland
- Waikiekie Cemetery Board
- Whangarei Bridge Club
- Whangarei Growers' Market
- Whangarei South Rotary Club and Charitable Trust
Bill Roberts is a trustee of the Alex McLean Charitable Trust. See below for a brief biography about Alex McLean, and please click here for a funding application form.
Alex McLean was a quietly spoken Waipu stalwart who loved highland games, daffodils and preserving local history.
Born Roderick Alexander McLean in 1917, he served two and a half years in the military and was posted to the Pacific in World War II. Alex returned to work on the family farm near Waipu, was involved with the Waipu Museum, became a patron of the Waipu Highland Games, and was a staunch supporter of IHC.
Alex died in 2007 aged 90. He left no immediate family – his wife Dorothy and son Peter died before he did – so he set up a trust to benefit others. The Alex McLean Charitable Trust was established with a Northland focus, aiming to support community, education, youth and disabled facilities and services.