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The healing power of play

30 May 2023 | Volunteer Stories

'The simplicity of play affects the child, their family and me as a volunteer. I always leave with a smile on my face too.' - Daniel Jiminez

Housing families helps rebuild new lives

18 May 2023 | Articles

"Having somewhere to go is home; Having someone to love is family; And having both is a blessing."

A space to shine

3 May 2023 | Articles

An unbridled passion for performing, dance and volunteering led Ruchika to StarJam

Our waterways are an important part of our landscape

8 Mar 2023 | Articles

Are you someone who loves to give back to the environment and wants to get involved in local conservation projects? Volunteer for Friends of Oakley Cr...

The stART of sharing Art

2 Mar 2023 | Articles

Edward Peng's volunteer dream is stART, which gives 16–18-year-olds the opportunity to learn from some of New Zealand’s most successful artists

All it takes is patience and an understanding of soccer

27 Feb 2023 | Articles

As a football coach taking a New Zealand side to the Berlin Special Olympics in June 2023, Ryan Ziad shares his volunteering story

Cyclone Gabrielle 2023 - Do you Need Help? Can you Help?

22 Feb 2023 | Articles

Information for those who need help and for those who want to help - donations of goods, dollars and time

Auckland Flood 2023 - Need Help? Want to Help?

31 Jan 2023 | Articles

Information for those who need help, and for those who want to help ... donations of goods, food, dollars, and volunteering.

How you can help - State of Emergency in Tāmaki Makaurau I Auckland

28 Jan 2023 | Articles

Headline pointers for those in Auckland and wanting to help ...

A child's one true wish

13 Dec 2022 | Articles

Being a child's wish fairy, creating a meaningful memory, is a personal connection.

Volunteer Stories

Helping young people grow

I had a family friend who supported and mentored me when I was young. I felt that I could give back and that I wanted to give back.