Ngati Whatua Orakei Te Taura Here Programme

Ngati Whatua Orakei Te Taura Here Programme

Ngati Whatua Orakei have launched their very own 12 week ‘Into the Workforce’ programme based in Newmarket, Auckland.  The programme which is heavily supported by the Ministry of Social Development accepts up to 10 participants, four times per year.  For one of the 12 weeks, course attendees will have the opportunity to take part in…

Patron to the Limited Services Volunteer Course Youth Development Unit

Patron to the Limited Services Volunteer Course Youth Development Unit

It was a great pleasure to be asked to take on a Patron role for the Ministry of Defence’s LSV course back in 2020.  Unfortunately however, due to Covid, the particular course intake I was going to be with had to be postponed.  So, in April this year, when I was asked again to consider…

Guest Speaker – Hutt Valley Kindergarten Conference

Guest Speaker – Hutt Valley Kindergarten Conference

There are 20 kindergartens across the Hutt Valley, including Stokes Valley, Central Hutt, Western Hills and Wainuiomata. They are a proud not-for-profit organisation that have been growing young learners in the Hutt Valley for over 90 years, providing the very best teachers and fun learning environments.  In May this year, I was invited to be…

Brookfields Lawyers & Henry Hesketh, Auckland

Brookfields Lawyers & Henry Hesketh, Auckland

Mental health does not discriminate. Whether you have $10 million or $10, we all need to monitor how we’re feeling and why we’re working as hard as we do. Special mention to Stephen Corlett from Brookfield’s lawyers and Barret Baylock from Henry Hesketh for bringing Internal Strength to your office place, and allowing me to…

Sleep Hygiene Workshop, Penrith Panthers, Sydney

Sleep Hygiene Workshop, Penrith Panthers, Sydney

I would like to thank Australian NRL icon Phil Gould, head coach Ivan Cleary, education wellbeing manager and premiership winning centre partner Shane Elford for giving me the opportunity to deliver mindfulness workshops the past two years. Massively grateful to the panthers young guns Zac Duclos and Josh Brombal for the interview filming my documentary with…

Emirates Rugby World 7s, Dubai

Emirates Rugby World 7s, Dubai

I had the pleasure to be invited to participate in the emirates world rugby sevens tournament held in Dubai representing the joining jacks team full of rugby and rugby league internationals which included double code international legend and current Ireland rugby coach Andy Farrell, England rugby players Tommy May and 55 test veteran Mark Cueto….