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Uplifting A Nation Of Women

Uplifting A Nation Of Women

When one considers charity, provision of money, food and basic clothing items typically comes to mind. Who would have known that the key to empowerment may actually be contained within certain hidden undergarments: bras. Pauline Watson does. In November 2019, the coordinator of New Zealand’s Uplift Project, who has now come to be known as ‘The Bra Lady’, travelled to Fiji to deliver suitcases of these precious items. I followed her to capture the journey and effect of New Zealand’s benevolence.

Are We Fit For A Better World?

Are We Fit For A Better World?

It’s being described as the ‘rehab’ from our destructive farming practices weaning our land off the ‘drugs’. Sarah Perriam digs deeper into what’s driving a new way of farming that is creating a groundswell of support in Canterbury, but not everyone’s convinced.

The Healing Power of Play

The Healing Power of Play

Radio Lollipop is an international children’s charity providing play and entertainment for children in hospital. Sue Kingham went along to meet some of the volunteers and discovered they are just what the doctor ordered.

Masters Of Oil – Pure Oil New Zealand

Masters Of Oil – Pure Oil New Zealand

Behind New Zealand’s only locally-produced cold-pressed extra virgin rapeseed oil and high oleic sunflower oil is a Canterbury business with lofty aspirations to raise the quality of everyday culinary oils used by discerning foodies nationwide.

A Sculptural World

A Sculptural World

Frames of animals, three dimensional structures, loose bits of steel rod, colourful painted iron, half-made vases, candlesticks and tea cups fill the newly converted welding workshop and studio of artist Hannah Kidd.