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Breaking barriers through storytelling
Breaking barriers through storytelling
Read about Ash Ali-Aziz's unexpected journey into publishing New Zealand's first diversity magazine, her incredible story as a former Kurdish refugee, and her trip back to Kurdistan in 2014 to help women under ISIS rule.
Unity Week NZ honours those lost and inspires positive change
Unity Week NZ honours those lost and inspires positive change
Sakinah Community Trust, run by seven amazing widows, mothers, and daughters of those lost in the mosque tragedy of 15 March 2019 have organised the third Unity Week NZ, to honour those lost, and promote community, connection, and unity.
Full Bellies supporting families in need
Full Bellies supporting families in need
Kate Pauling went from making lunches for six needy children, to co-founding a charity that now delivers 1000 food parcels a week.
Jo’s menopause story
Jo’s menopause story
Jo Bailey shares the learnings from her challenging menopause journey to help other women.
Making menopause marvellous
Making menopause marvellous
Menopause coach Meredith Wiseman empowers women to influence their menopause journey to have the most positive experience possible.
Moana Vā
Moana Vā
Lana Shields and Alex Faimalo are co-founders of Moana Vā, an incredible organisation, making a huge impact through their support and advocacy for Pacific Rainbow+ people.