The North Harbour Club is made up of 160 leaders in local affairs, business, education, sport and social development.
These members, who are all residents or have their businesses in the North Harbour region of Auckland (New Zealand), have, among other stated aims, the desire to promote excellence by encouraging and providing financial assistance to the young people of the region who are achieving excellence in their chosen field.
This support is provided through the annual AIMES Awards programme which has resulted in over $1.65 million worth of grants being made to young people of the region since 1995. To qualify for the AIMES Awards, recipients must have shown outstanding ability or potential in the areas of The Arts; IT & Innovation; Music; Education; Sport; Service to the Community.
Maintain a Club of non-political character for Members to meet through regular lunches and social activities.
Promote and develop local talent in the fields covered by the AIMES Awards.
To support cultural, sporting and recreational activities in the North Harbour region.
To foster a spirit of pride in the North Harbour region.
To foster a 'good neighbour' and 'good citizen' ethos in the North Harbour region.