Latest news and articles:

Lockdown Hero - Tyrone Raumati

Lockdown Hero - Tyrone Raumati

27 Jun 2020 | Articles

Lockdown was a difficult time for those who lost loved ones. Tyrone Raumati's aroha for his people meant going beyond what was required

Lockdown Heroes - Fran and Tracy

Lockdown Heroes - Fran and Tracy

26 Jun 2020 | Articles

While many of us rediscovered the joy of cooking during the lockdown, few took their foodie passions as far as Fran Waishing and Tracy Hickford

Lockdown Hero - Brigitte Sistig

Lockdown Hero - Brigitte Sistig

25 Jun 2020 | Articles

Many local communities came together to support each other during Lockdown. Brigitte Sistig from GreyLynn2030 coordinated neighbourhood communications

Lockdown Heroes - Mentors for Youth

Lockdown Heroes - Mentors for Youth

24 Jun 2020 | Articles

Everyone need someone to talk to. Everyone needs someone who cares, Mentors kept on connecting during Lockdown - it helped!

Feeding Bellies not Bins at Everybody Eats

Feeding Bellies not Bins at Everybody Eats

24 Jun 2020 | Articles

Individually, it would be harder, but as a collective there are a lot of us, we can deliver something really worthwhile for our community. Wise words...

Thank you Volunteers - Phil Goff

Thank you Volunteers - Phil Goff

24 Jun 2020 | Articles

Phil Goff thanks volunteers for Covid-19 response during National Volunteering Week 2020

Lockdown Hero - Steven Price

Lockdown Hero - Steven Price

23 Jun 2020 | Articles

Many rural communities came together to support each other during Lockdown. Steven Price from Laingholm created a hub of support

Lockdown Heroes - Wave of Appreciation

Lockdown Heroes - Wave of Appreciation

22 Jun 2020 | Articles

Volunteering Auckland gives a "Wave of Appreciation" to our Lockdown Heroes - volunteers who gave their time, talent, compassion and heart to their co...

Lockdown Hero - Dinah Pili

Lockdown Hero - Dinah Pili

22 Jun 2020 | Articles

From being homeless and needing support to helping others Dinah's passion for helping others got her through Lockdown

Lockdown Hero: Dinesh Khadka

Lockdown Hero: Dinesh Khadka

21 Jun 2020 | Articles

During Lockdown the compassion and generosity of one man ensured over 800 newly arrived students didn't go hungry."It was something I had to do."


Volunteer Stories

The people are all sweet

The people are all sweet

When I first came to New Zealand I received a lot help from others and for the first time I got a feeling of being encouraged and blessed.