About us

Set up in 2009, SixStar is funded by the Philanthropic Charitable Trust - a group of New Zealand hospitality industry leaders who want to help create more stars to raise professional standards and take the industry forward.

These industry leaders oversee SixStar's Selection Committee which, along with senior staff, assesses applications and manages the scholarship awards process.

More about our history and purpose is outlined in our vision our vision.

The Philanthropic Charitable Trust's current Board Members are listed on the Charities Commission website.

The chairman is Rodney Lingard.