Almost six years ago I came to Auckland from Christchurch looking for work after I lost my job due to the Christchurch earthquake. The first place that I rang was the Crowne Plaza Hotel. I got an interview for a position as a room attendant. The day of the interview, while I was waiting for [...]
This fascinating story of growing up in Rotorua in the 1950s was written by a Maori student in her 70s. Rose writes "I'm so thrilled that everything is out in the open, after so many years. The pain that it caused my life, so much anger. One day hopefully, now it's out in the open, I [...]
"Thank you for my new life!"
Adrian is an adult apprentice electrician who admits he has struggled with his off-job course work. Now with one-to-one assistance from Literacy Waitakere there's nothing stopping him. Adrian's early primary school years were interrupted by extensive surgery to one of his legs, added to this was a dyslexia and ADHD diagnosis. "By the time I [...]