Food to Thrive

Food to Thrive

$2.00. It's not a lot of money but for a gold coin in Wainuiomata you can buy a pie and a can of fizzy drink. In the Lower Hutt suburb, the reality is that some youth don't have access to enough nutritious food. School finishes and they're starving, so they head to a local shop to purchase what $2.00 can buy. Our partner charity, Kaibosh Food Rescue is supporting Tihei Rangatahi to change this.

Our Little Superman

Our Little Superman

Elen had amazingly normal pregnancy so it was a complete surprise when baby Oscar showed up eleven weeks early. Before Elen had a chance to hold him, Oscar was whisked away from her and placed in an incubator in a hospital on the other side of town. This was the beginning of Oscar’s journey through the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Love Our Oceans

Love Our Oceans

Do tigers eat plastic? And why does it matter that plastic bags look like Jellyfish in the water? We went out to see our partner charity Sustainable Coastlines in action at South Wairarapa school Kuranui College, as they educate kids about the little things they can do to protect our marine creatures against the dangers of plastic waste.

Just The Beginning

Just The Beginning

The Simonlehner family are one of eleven families recently taken under the wing of our partner charity UpsideDowns. Their wee boy Edi, age five, will receive funded speech language therapy for years and years to come, in part thanks to those 1% donors' who give 1% of their income. We sat down with Edi and the family to learn what that really means.