Manaaki’s Pictures of Things Pictures of things, mostly birds, mostly on Kapiti Island, by Manaaki Barrett.

My bro takes really, really, really nice pictures and spends a lot of time on our taonga Kapiti Island around beautiful things. Check them out – they’re worth the click, and the money too. from Pera Barrett via IFTTT

Exclusive: ‘Jail was important for me’: How Scribe lost his way, rehab and recovery six months sober “Jail was important for me.”

Outside the props our bro deserves for 6 months sober, he also deserves a massive kia ora for sharing the kōrero and reminding our brothers and sisters out there what’s possible. Hearing a story of coming up from the hood to achieve success on the stage is one thing. Believing you too can beat your […]

Give a gift to kids in need this Christmas The Kiwi company helping gift shoeboxes full of presents to kids this Christmas

A little bit more about the purpose of our project. Nice try on the rapping invitation Duncan… Read Less from Pera Barrett via IFTTT

Wellington | BBBS With the incredible support of our local community, we have been able to kick start BBBS in Wellington! This is an incredible accomplishment and we are so excited to be able to provide great mentors for some well deserving young people in our city. We are so excited to be STARTING SOMETHING BIG …

Kia ora team, the majority of gifts have been dropped off! There are some last minute helpers delivering missed gifts this week, and then it’s time for the fun part! While we work towards that, here’s another much needed difference you can make: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Wellington match mentors with children, in friendship-based, […]

A day in the life of a Māori journalist The world is more connected than ever and hundreds of racist attitudes are just a click away. From well-meaning to outright hateful, when you’re a young Māori journalist working in the mainstream media, the sheer volume can be overwhelming. My alarm goes off. Still half asleep, I rummage around

There’s so much in here worth quoting, but just look at the picture, then give it a read. Kia ora The Spinoff from Pera Barrett via IFTTT

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