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National Volunteer Week - shining a light on volunteers across Aotearoa.

Te Wiki Tūao ā-Motu National Volunteer Week is running between the 18th and 24th of June and honours the collective energies and mana of volunteers ac...

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Volunteer Voices-"You don’t know what your community is about until you volunteer"-Julia Larkin

Everyone faced changes in 2020 and many Kiwis saw COVID as a chance to reset their focus. The impact of the pandemic, in addition to entering the empt...

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Volunteer Voices - "It’s what volunteering is all about, enrichment for everyone.” - Sally Jory

Sally Jory takes the people in her art group as she finds them. “These people have faced significant challenges with mental health and addictions but...

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Volunteer Voices - "There's something for everyone"-Bruce Hebbard

How do you follow a career that’s as interesting as one that includes maintaining railway track maintenance for a Western Australia iron ore mine for...

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Volunteer Voices - "Do it with like-minded friends and you’ll have fun and feel so satisfied." Anika

For a good dose of hopefulness have a chat with young volunteer Anika West. You’ll feel the future is in very good hands. In year 8 at Mount Aspiri...

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Volunteer Voices - "Volunteering helps me fill my cup" - Nicola

When you meet a busy mum with two wee ones under 3, sheep, a nursery and a landscaping business, you might imagine she wouldn’t have time to volunteer...

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Volunteer Voices - "It might even take you on a journey you were never expecting to take." -Su

Su Hoskin loves nothing better than to have dirty hands. “Hands in the soil, that's my happy place.” she says. One of the trustees of the Hāwea Food...

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Mentoring Programme Returns to Strengthen Community Governance

A community governance mentoring programme is being launched for the second year running across the Central Lakes to support and strengthen governance...

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Volunteer Voices - Home tutoring, a chance to connect. Martin Genet, English Language Partners.

Story and photo by Angela Reid A few minutes into a chat with Martin Genet about his volunteer work, he’s pulling out his cellphone — he wants to tell...

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Wakatipu High School students making a difference in their community through volunteering.

Students of Wakatipu High School have been out making a difference in their community again, as 26 students from the school chose to volunteer on thei...

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