Going back to school without a school uniform or necessary supplies can make a child feel ashamed. Some kids avoid going to school altogether to escape the shame. Even if they go, they are so embarrassed, it knocks their confidence and makes it hard to learn.
You can help a child start the school year with everything they need to be confident and focused on learning. Send them to school with a uniform, shoes, stationery and anything else they need by sponsoring a Kiwi kid with Variety. We’ve been helping Kiwi kids all around New Zealand for 30 years.
Kia ora Neighbours, A contested decision by politicians on the Upper Harbour Local Board to mow down 8,000 native plants and young trees, could bring a hefty bill. Council staff reject that there was a mistake in the planting, and now there could be a big bill. What do you think ?
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