My heart bleeds…

I’ve been wondering for the last hour or so if I should put this up and it maybe the fatigue making the decision for me, but here it goes. My first job in Social Work was working at the Activity Centre with the proverbial “at risk” rangatahi. A job that really shaped who I am ...

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Kōrero Tuku Iho – Our History

Imagine NZ was invaded tomorrow and all of a sudden our kids weren’t allowed to speak English or Māori in school, they were only allowed to speak Klingon. Furthermore our kids are beaten if they speak anything except Klingon. We can speak English and Māori at home but now the entire school system is based ...

Tread water

Depression is like trying to tread water in a vast open ocean in pitch black darkness. You don’t know which way you need to be treading water but you’re gonna try and tread it anyway. Initially, you’re energised and think you’ll get out of the water soon. You’ll find land. You tell yourself, if you ...

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#InspiringQuotes

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead