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Big Brothers Big Sisters of New Zealand
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New Zealand branch of the world’s premier youth mentoring programme.
New Zealand branch of the world’s premier youth mentoring programme.

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With a world record attempt / fundraiser getting close, our National Director wrote a few thoughts. Check it out.

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A growing body of evidence points to one common answer: Every child who winds up doing well has had at least one stable and committed rela­tionship with a supportive adult.

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From all of us at the New Zealand affiliate of Big Brothers Big Sisters we want to wish you a Happy New Year!
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Attempt at record breaking trapeze act suspended from a hot air balloon.

"To me it makes sense. If you're going to get that high, you might as well jump."

She is also using the opportunity to raise money for the charity Big Brothers Big Sisters NZ, which links vulnerable young people with trained mentors.

The organisation is trying to expand as it has hundreds of children on its waiting list.

"I do feel that if you've created a platform to have a chance to speak out for something - where people watch out for what you're doing - then you should be promoting something that is good. I'm not keen on this being all about me."

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So great to see our Rotorua branch making such great progress and impacting kid's lives in their city!

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This is a great outcome from a recent, large-scale study of Big Brothers Big Sisters in Canada.
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Here's hoping that every child in NZ will have someone who believes in them and helps them to achieve their potential.
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Rotary is 110 years-old today! Big Brothers Big Sisters of New Zealand owes a great deal to Rotary for the support they have given us.
The Nelson programme of Big Brothers Big Sisters was an initiative of Rotary and it was from Nelson that the National organisation developed.  We simply would not be where we are today if it had not been for Rotary.

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The story of legendary musician Clark “CT” Terry and his young mentee Justin Klauflin and how it exemplifies the role mentoring can play.
‪#‎someonewhomatters‬ ‪#‎becomeamentor‬ 

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We’re thrilled that Big Brothers Big Sisters of America has teamed up with THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES movie which is doing so well in the Box Office and of course made right here in NZ.   

As one of the movie partners, the Big Brothers Big Sisters is encouraging us all to: Start Something Epic! ‪#‎TheHobbit‬ ‪#‎OneLastTime‬‬ 
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