Here is a picture of Leah and Marishka at the recent Weetbix Kids Tryathalon. This was Marishka’s first go at it and Leah says she is mad keen to do it all again next year! Well done Marishka and thank you to Leah for all the support and help with training
The above photo was recently taken by photographer Roger Richardson from Freeze Frame Fotographics. Roger very generously donated his time in taking a series of promotional photos for our principal sponsor AWE LTD.
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Here is the latest edition of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Taranaki newsletter.
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We are very proud that one of our mentors, Kallum Jury-Field, was recently nominated by Family Violence Response Co-ordinator Lee Haskel for the role of White Ribbon Ambassador for New Plymouth. Read the rest of this entry »
A great outing was had by all who attended the Bush Quest at Lake Mangamahoe a few weeks ago. The kids certainly enjoyed exploring the bush and finding out a little more about their water supply! There were some wonderful looking picnics and some happy hungry kids to feed! Read the rest of this entry »
One of our New Plymouth community based mentor’s, Kallum Jury-Field, spoke recently to the Ministry of Social Development RISE magazine about what being a mentor to his mentee Brayden means to him……..
New Plymouth Work and Income case manager Kallum Jury-Field knows there are some things you can’t talk to your mum about…. Read the rest of this entry »
In April 2011 Margaret and Stacey celebrated their 3 year match. We asked Margaret for her perspective on being a mentor, and what she has discovered in the last 3 years…. Read the rest of this entry »
One of our mentors, Jon Hall is hugely passionate about the outdoors and takes a keen part in the activities associated with the outdoors. However, his story shows us another side of Jon……. Read the rest of this entry »
Catherine Groenestein of the Stratford Press met up with Stratford’s Case Manager Jo Patterson recently and on the 2nd of March she reported…….
WANTED: Ordinary, everyday adults willing to mentor a young person in the community.
Vic, Faye and Nathan have been matched for over 2 years. They were flying the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Taranaki flag at the recent Marfell Community Trolley Derby. Here is their account of the day……. Read the rest of this entry »