Rise - Issue 11 - June 2010
Welcome to issue 11 of Rise. The theme is energy.
Forty years of helping families
Forty years ago Terry Taylor walked into Wellington's Child Welfare Division of the Department of Education. Today, he walks into the Napier office of Child, Youth and Family, still ready "...to do something worthwhile".
Not allergic to dairy
18-year-old Amy Brown proudly graduated from her Senior Level 4 course at Taratahi Agricultural Training College in Masterton.
The passion to make a difference
Reynu Anand is a passionate youth justice social worker at Child, Youth and Family in Hamilton, and active member of the city's migrant community.
Of mountains and mana
Taiohi Toa Trust has been turning lives around for the past 10 years.
Addressing youth violence: a recipe for success
An enthusiastic group of like-minded Kiwis converged to take part in Youth Violence and its Associated Difficulties, a two-day youth violence symposium.
Growing and learning with Spirit
The Spirit of Adventure Trust has been working alongside schools and community groups for 38 years. Their mission is to provide equal opportunity for young New Zealanders to develop the qualities of leadership, independence, resilience and teamwork, while navigating the challenges of ten days at sea.
Fitting into a cloak of confidence
Dress for Success: Giving women a hand-up for a successful start to working life.
Caring for carers
Learning that you are solely responsible for the care of a loved one can be overwhelming - groups like Carers New Zealand are there to help.
A patchwork of love
The Hugs All Round quilting group stitch patches for the children who need it most.
Outward and upward
For almost half a century, Outward Bound has been putting New Zealanders through their paces amongst the native bush, mountains and rivers.
Life: one adventure after another
Former Olympian Rob Hamill talks about his struggles, his triumphs and a surprising source of energy.