Stories

Coast Access Radio
Coast Access Radio

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

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

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

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

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...

Waikanae Estuary Care Group and Paraparaumu College
Waikanae Estuary Care Group and Paraparaumu College

In September 2020 Paraparaumu College Horticultural Department Head, Anita Taylor, made enquiries regarding collaboration with her students and our vo...

Foodbank Kāpiti Volunteers
Foodbank Kāpiti Volunteers

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

Good Bitches Baking (GBB) Kāpiti Chapter
Good Bitches Baking (GBB) Kāpiti Chapter

Like the national Good Bitches website says: We're on a mission to make Aotearoa the kindest place on earth! Good Bitches Baking (GBB) is a network of...

Kāpiti Women’s Centre
Kāpiti Women’s Centre

A rainbow over the Kāpiti Women’s Centre, captured by one of our Volunteer Centre Workers. A good omen for the future as we welcome in eleven new Vol...

Jane King
Jane King

After working for several charities over the years, Jane King knew the value that volunteers bring to voluntary organisations. While on a career break...