29 days ago

Paris’ Story: From wagging school to succeeding in life

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

Across Aotearoa we have amazing tamariki and rangatahi who come through our programmes and experience inspiring transformation journeys.

Paris from the Bay of Plenty recently caught up with Sun Live to discuss her journey and the positive impact that Project K has had on her life.

Kei runga noa atu koe Paris! Thank you for inspiring us and leading the way for other rangatahi across the country!

Learn more about Paris' story here: bit.ly...

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5 hours ago

🏕️ Three ProjectK schools have recently returned from their wilderness adventures braving the winter cold. 🌲

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

The schools involved were Kelston Girls College, Northcote College and Waitakere College, and the activities they took part in included; tramping, water activities and a solo camping night.

Congrats to all those involved. We hope you all had an amazing time!

6 hours ago

Looking for an adventure?

Social Media Manager from Tuia 250 ki Tōtaranui

This is not for the faint-hearted!

We are looking for a guy and a girl, 19 years and over, who want to join the Tuia 250 flotilla.

There is a place for a man on the Waka Ngahiraka Mai Tawhiti and a place for a woman on the HMB Endeavour.

The voyage departs from Mangonui on November 12 and sails for 11 days until it reaches Meretoto/Ship Cove where you will be part of the welcome to the region at the Pōwhiri on November 21. The next day will see you sail through Tōtaranui/Queen Charlotte Sound arriving to an enormous community welcome at Waitohi/Picton foreshore on November 22.

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to take part in this historic event. You will be an ambassador for Tuia 250 and be part of the exciting activities happening in Marlborough commemorating 250 years since the first encounters between Māori and Pakeha.

Your duties may include cooking, cleaning, maintenance duties, rigging activities and watcher duties. You will also enjoy morning swims, tramps, wānanga, discussions, learn waiata, and participate in community engagement activities.

The Tuia 250 voyage will visit fifteen communities with a flotilla of dual heritage vessels including waka hourua, va’a moana (from Tahiti), and heritage tall ships to promote the exceptional feats of Pacific, Māori and European voyaging that brought us together.

Specific terms and conditions apply. Travel to departure point is not included. The successful applicants must be aged 19-years and over. Applications close 23 July.

For more information and to apply go to www.totaranui250.co.nz...


1 day ago

Does Picton need a gondola?

The team Reporter from Marlborough Express

Interest in building a gondola overlooking Picton has reignited ahead of an update of the town's decade-old plan.

The multi-million dollar project was shelved in 2016.

Former motelier Eric Collins, who had worked to bring a gondola to Picton for 30 years, said "Picton needs it more than I do...I don't need that stress."

What do you think? Do you think Picton should have a gondola?