The Online Advocate Training programme Sticks ‘n Stones is offering across the country is powered by Facebook to create positive social change, online and off. Kelsey Reading, a Year 11 student at Te Kura and a member of the Sticks ‘n Stones team, shares her experiences so far.
The amount of hot water bottles I’ve utilised seems to be unparalleled with anyone else on this earth. Even my kettle, born for the job of creating boiling water, was getting sick of it. And, oh God, so was I. Our Maverick, AZARIA HOWELL, shares her experience with endometriosis, surgery, and recovery.
On World Blood Donor Day, we celebrate unpaid blood donors, because they save lives – 29,000 in New Zealand alone! Our Maverick, MACKENZIE STEELE, talked to a recipient of blood donation products about how blood donation impacts her life.
Self-love in an age of fake love – MARYAM HAMID sat down with founder Irene Wakefied from Prepair to chat how this organisation is preparing youth for the ups and downs of relationships, and practicing self-love.
Ever thought about going vegan? We talk to the founders of BOSH!, Henry Firth and Ian Theasby, about the plant-based revolution, favourite recipes from their new book, BISH BASH BOSH! and find out their top tips for eating a plant-based diet.
Did you know that approximately 400 million tonnes of plastics are created annually, and 79% of those plastics go straight to landfill or elsewhere in our environment? Before you reach for your plastic regulars, check out some of these Kiwi companies saving our planet with sustainable alternatives that work.
You’ve got exam stress. Friends suck. Life’s thrown you a curveball. You’re a teenager and these things are kinda causing emotions that, when combined together, make you feel out of your depth. If that’s you, you’ll get a lot out of this book says our maverick MACKENZIE STEELE