WELLINGTON SHOEBOX CHRISTMAS Because every kiwi kid deserves a choice Christmas.

Round One of Wellington Shoebox Christmas sign-ups are open! This round is for people who CAN drop their gift off at a local school (you’ll choose the suburb) during school hours. There will be a second round in two weeks for people who can’t 🙂 Click the sign-up button on the front page, or check […]

Toby ‪This little beauty is being sent off to every year 7 and 8 class in NZ this week- standalone School Journal telling the history and impact of Te Tiriti as a mini graphic novel. Was a massive project with a big team- really proud to have been part of it, thanks everyone at Lift (cheers Simon Waterfield!). And you should be able to download a PDF of it here: https://ift.tt/2M2nMvl

This is cool. from Pera Barrett https://ift.tt/2MiiSY2 via IFTTT

Insight: Should te reo Māori be compulsory in school? RNZs Maori News Correspondent Leigh-Marama Mclachlan asks, could compulsory te reo Māori in schools reduce racism?

Huhana, Danielle and I added our thoughts to those of a bunch of smart folks on Te Reo Māori and our young history being taught as compulsory subjects in our schools. H went off on a bit of a tangent, but she gets like that in interviews sometimes. Kia ora RNZ https://ift.tt/2LufUmW from Pera Barrett […]

Sunday Sled Driver Sign-up Sign up here to help as a Sunday Sled Driver, picking up presents from the team on Sundays, and dropping them off to the schools across Porirua, Upper and Lower Hutt, and Wainuiomata. This will hap…

Kia ora team! I’m looking for volunteer Sunday Sled drivers who can pick presents up from people who can’t make it to a school during school hours, and then deliver them to the schools. Is that you? The details of what’s needed are on the page – comment below if you’ve got any questions 🙂 […]

Greater Wellington Regional Council Water is precious to us all. We’re sharing the knowledge of how to protect our Wai Ora – because when the water is healthy, the land and the people are healthy. Get the recipe for Eel and Kumara Salad with Watercress Pesto by Sonya of gate28 on our website. Visit our website and get the recipe www.gw.govt.nz/wai-ora/

Kia ora whanau. from Pera Barrett https://ift.tt/2L6p84s via IFTTT

2018 Changes Why change it? It ain’t broken, is it? Not really. But it is incredibly time and effort intensive, not scalable, and it relies entirely on me. If I’m too busy with work, two rightfully …

Kia ora team – we’ve been busy testing our new system, app, and process so we can make a sustainable difference with Shoebox Christmas in 2018. The lists from our local schools are coming in and we’re not far from starting sign-ups. There are some major changes to the process this year which I’ve written […]

How to Grow Old: Bertrand Russell on What Makes a Fulfilling Life “Make your interests gradually wider and more impersonal, until bit by bit the walls of the ego recede, and your life becomes increasingly merged in the universal life.”

A good little read. “Make your interests gradually wider and more impersonal, until bit by bit the walls of the ego recede, and your life becomes increasingly merged in the universal life.” from Pera Barrett https://ift.tt/2KAXK2m via IFTTT