Rise - Issue 23 - June 2013

Welcome to the July issue of Rise. This issue of Rise is about thinking differently. That means trying new things to solve old problems, being open to change, new ideas, new partnerships and new ways of working.

Cover stories


Think Differently

In different ways, TV producer Tanya Black and high school teacher Red Nicholson challenge expectations of people with disabilities.


A Different Future

Sarah knows exactly how she would have felt seven years ago if she’d looked into the future and seen herself today.

Different future

The Other Side of the Desk

Nicole Trueman is a Nelson case manager who remembers how it feels to be sitting on the other side of the desk at Work and Income.


Bringing Ngäpuhi children back home

In the middle of Kaikohe, nestled between a dental surgery and the town’s supermarket, sits the home of Ngäpuhi Iwi Social Services - New Zealand’s largest iwi-led social services provider.


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