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Helping people with Tourette’s through Camp Twitch
August 22, 2016
Most people’s knowledge of Tourette’s Syndrome is that it involves loud and involuntary swearing. However, that is not the case for many Tourette’s sufferers. In fact, it is estimated that one in a hundred people are born with the disorder, but many go undiagnosed because of the variety of way it manifests. Tics can be […]
Foundation grant gets Gulf Harbour Primary School on their bikes
July 10, 2016
The school field at Gulf Harbour School is about to become a field of dreams for anyone keen to improve their bicycle skills. The school is implementing the Bikes in Schools programme aimed at getting kids riding to both promote increased physical activity, as well as A donation from Harcourts Tandem Realty Ltd, through the […]
A safe place for children in Rodney
March 15, 2016
The Rodney Women’s Centre is a place where women who have no support, are experiencing stress or trauma, or who need a place to feel safe can go. And now the centre has somewhere for their children to feel safe and supported, while also having fun outside. After over two years of fundraising, the Women’s […]
A helping hand for at risk youth
March 15, 2016
Giving young people a second chance. That is the overall aim of the Combined Youth Services Trust, which helps fund programmes for at- risk youth in west Auckland. Working closely with the police, the trust identifies young people who are at risk of offending or who are first time offenders, and funds preventative programmes. And […]
Adventure for the children of Snells Beach
March 15, 2016
Snells Beach local kids can’t quite believe their luck. Over the last couple of years an adventure playground has started taking shape on Sunrise Boulevard. Children and young people can now can play on slides, a rotating climbing net, a seat swing, basket swing and flying fox. The delighted shrieks that have been heard all […]