About Us

The Better Future NZ Trust


Vision Statement: “Empowering New Zealanders for a Sustainable and Inclusive Future”

Mission Statement: “The Better Future New Zealand Trust is dedicated to enhancing the well-being of all New Zealanders, transcending boundaries of ethnicity, and safeguarding our environment for future generations. We are committed to promoting social and economic well-being as we strive to foster physical and mental health. Our mission encompasses advocating healthy food habits, preserving animal life, and protecting the environment. As a non-profit, non-governmental organization, we transcend political affiliations, collaborating with all sectors of society to eliminate poverty, family violence, social and racial discrimination, bullying, and harassment. We aim to cultivate unity and understanding among communities, empower women, nurture youth, and uplift the underprivileged. Our vision is an inclusive, harmonious society that dismantles disparities based on income, religion, race, creed, and other artificial divisions. We address the challenges faced by our younger generation, focusing on mental health, and supporting their career and social aspirations. We engage with governments, business leaders, community groups, and research organizations to achieve our objectives, participating in various forums that align with our mission.”

Core Values:

  1. Inclusivity: We value and respect the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences of all New Zealanders. Inclusivity is at the heart of our efforts to create a harmonious society.
  2. Sustainability: We are committed to preserving our environment and ensuring its sustainability for future generations. We promote responsible practices that protect our natural resources.
  3. Empowerment: We believe in empowering individuals, especially women and youth, to reach their full potential. Through education and support, we enable people to achieve their ambitions.
  4. Collaboration: We work collaboratively with all stakeholders, transcending political and socio-economic boundaries, to address societal challenges and build a better future together.
  5. Equality: We advocate for a society that values equality and works towards eliminating disparities based on income, religion, race, creed, and other divisions.
  6. Health and Well-being: We prioritize physical and mental health, promoting healthy lifestyles and providing support for those facing mental health challenges.
  7. Compassion: We approach our mission with compassion, seeking to alleviate suffering and promote understanding and amity among communities.
  8. Youth Focus: We are dedicated to addressing the unique needs of the younger generation, nurturing their ambitions, and providing them with the resources to succeed.

Tagline: “Building our future together”

Dedicated to enhancing well-being, fostering unity, and advocating sustainability for a harmonious New Zealand.

Increased Inclusivity
Increased Sustainability

Shivani Arora: Founder & Visionary Leader

Shivani Arora stands as a paragon of leadership, embodying the roles of a successful businesswoman, a devoted philanthropist, and an acclaimed culinary expert. With an illustrious career spanning over a decade, she has garnered recognition for her steadfast dedication to transformative community initiatives. Her philosophy is anchored in the conviction that individual well-being is deeply intertwined with communal prosperity, guiding her substantial contributions across diverse domains.

Her multifaceted focus encompasses the enhancement of school nutrition programs, ensuring that children receive the sustenance necessary for optimal learning and development. Additionally, she has been instrumental in orchestrating fundraising initiatives that significantly enrich educational experiences for students.

A proponent of lifelong learning, Shivani ardently supports digital literacy programs for senior citizens, empowering them to adeptly navigate the continually evolving digital landscape. Her leadership and compassion are further exemplified through her active involvement in providing critical support during natural disasters, showcasing her commitment to immediate and impactful aid.

Shivani Arora’s unwavering dedication to social betterment forms the bedrock of our organization’s values, inspiring and driving our mission to create a better future for all.

Quotes that have inspired our Founder

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela

Teaching is the greatest act of optimism.” –

Colleen Wilcox

Hospitality is almost impossible to teach. It’s all about hiring the right people.” – Danny Meyer

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” – John Dewey

Meet the team


Our dedicated team are a diverse group of individuals who bring a wealth of experience and expertise to our organisation. Committed to our mission, they work tirelessly to guide our initiatives, ensuring transparency, accountability, and effectiveness in all our endeavours.

Shivani Arora

Founder, Chair

Shivani Arora is a successful businesswoman, philanthropist and cooking connoisseur. Shivani believes that the individual lives better when their community lives better. And such has worked on dozens of community projects over the past decade be it in helping schools serve nutritional breakfasts, fundraising for school’s to establish experiences for their students, enabling digital literacy amongst the elderly and providing aid during natural adversities.

Kuldeep Arora

Founder, Treasurer

Kuldeep Arora is a CPEng and successful entrepreneur has spent his lifetime in helping educate and nurture children from distressed families with the vision of enabling them to be able to enter a career and support their family. As a founding member and treasurer of this organisation, Kuldeep wishes to empower and nurture children to become their best selves as they are after all our future. His pet projects include youth empowerment among other initiatives.

Are you ready to start a new project with us?

At the Better Future New Zealand Trust, we believe that building a better future begins with action. Each project we take up reflects our dedication to creating a more inclusive, harmonious, and sustainable society for generations to come. Join us in our journey of positive change and explore our diverse range of projects:

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