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Liz
Liz

21 July 2021 | Volunteer Stories

For Liz volunteering played a positive role in her recovery process. She sustained a long-term head injury after a fall and her occupational therapist...

SeniorNet Kāpiti Volunteers
SeniorNet Kāpiti Volunteers

25 June 2021 | Volunteer Stories

SeniorNet Kāpiti (SNK) was established in 1997 to service the Kāpiti Coast as part of a nationwide programme to assist older New Zealanders to keep up...

Widowed, Separated and Divorced Kāpiti Group Facilitators
Widowed, Separated and Divorced Kāpiti Group Facilitators

25 June 2021 | Volunteer Stories

Twice, every year for the last 16 years, various WSD (Widowed, Separated and Divorced) Kāpiti Group volunteers have heeded the call to come together f...

Challenge for Change Mentors and Volunteers
Challenge for Change Mentors and Volunteers

25 June 2021 | Volunteer Stories

Challenge for Change Kāpiti recruits volunteer mentors each year to support young people aged 9 to 12 through our 12 month programme. The mentor role...

Coast Access Radio
Coast Access Radio

25 June 2021 | Volunteer Stories

At Coast Access Radio104.7FM, we rely on volunteers to keep the radio station going! We have 2.5 paid staff that keep things chugging along, and sound...

Birthright Kāpiti Op Shop Team
Birthright Kāpiti Op Shop Team

24 June 2021 | Volunteer Stories

Our volunteers at Birthright Kapiti don’t get paid. Not because they are worthless but because they are priceless. You might think that when writing...

Te Ara Korowai
Te Ara Korowai

24 June 2021 | Volunteer Stories

Last year during lockdown Te Ara Korowai volunteers, plus our staff, worked volunteer hours to ensure that all our members were safe and supported. Ou...

Kaibosh Kāpiti-Horowhenua
Kaibosh Kāpiti-Horowhenua

23 June 2021 | Volunteer Stories

Here is the entry from Kaibosh Kāpiti-Horowhenua for our National Volunteer Week Volunteer Story Competition. I would like to enter the beyond amazing...

Kāpiti Coast and Horowhenua – Parkinson’s NZ Action Group
Kāpiti Coast and Horowhenua – Parkinson’s NZ Action Group

23 June 2021 | Volunteer Stories

In April 2021, the small group of Parkinson's volunteers mobilised people all over the Kāpiti Coast and Horowhenua to spend a few hours collecting in...

Foodbank Kāpiti Volunteers
Foodbank Kāpiti Volunteers

22 June 2021 | Volunteer Stories

Here is our Volunteer Story Competition entry from Kāpiti Community Food Bank. Kerry Lovell wrote to us about the Foodbank Kāpiti Volunteer Team. We...