35 days ago

Sharonika finds resilience through Graeme Dingle Foundation

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

Teen Sharonika Prasad used to be scared, of life, of opportunity. She lacked self-confidence. ‘‘I had a negative mind set in which I had beliefs that I would never be successful at anything, with a very low self-esteem. ‘‘I made excuses because I had no motivation and little confidence and I let life pass me by even if it was a wonderful opportunity because I was so afraid of the unknown.’’

Not anymore! Prasad, 18, and the youngest in a family of five, is now working as a caregiver while studying a foundation course at NZMA for occupational therapy and has realised she ‘‘could do anything’’. She is the first in her family to go to university. The South Auckland teen has found her potential with the help of our Foundation that aims to transform young Kiwi lives.

Read more abour Sharonika's story here: bit.ly...

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More messages from your neighbours
4 days ago

Cleaning

Dion from Claudelands

One off clean: $80 for 2 hours
End of tenancy clean: $150 minimum for a medium house
Regular clean: $60 for 2 hours
Lawn mowing: $25 minimum ( depends on the size of the lawn / clippings are collected or not )
Window( interior & exterior ): on site quote
Rubbish removal: $40 minimum

Other services: waterblasting, gutter clean, gardening/weeding

Pm now! Thank you

1 hour ago

How great is Your Place? Take our survey!

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Do you trust your council? Do you feel safe at home? Take our survey about your town.

For the Your Place survey we've put together a series of questions which should provide us with a comprehensive set of data that will be analysed and put in context for us by a team from AUT University.

We'd love to hear from you. Find out more here.

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20 hours ago

I’ll newspaper cuttings and recipe books from approx 1940s

Margaret from Fairview Downs

My husband has box of old recipe books and newspaper articles from around 1940. Does anyone know of any group that may be interested. Seems shame to trash this history. Free to good home,