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Season-Mary: Finalist for the Women of Influence Awards 2018

We are so proud of Season-Mary as she is A finalist for the Women of Influence Awards in the Community and Not for Profit section 2018. Season was nominated for her role in establishing the kaupapa/charity Tukau Community and Clothing which focuses on empowering our local communities of Moerewa and Kawakawa. Some of the kaupapa Tukau …

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Reetah Mitchell – Days for Girls Christchurch

Reetah Mitchell is the Co-Team Leader of the Days for Girls, Christchurch Team. They are passionate about the education of girls. It’s outrageous simple biology is one of the main issues forcing girls out of education – not just in developing countries, but also our own. A dignified way to deal with your period shouldn’t …

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Tukau Legacy

Tukau Legacy – Northland

[one-half-first] Scroll through all the great photos to see their project! Photo: From Left – Willow-Jean Prime, Season-Mary Downs, Chelsea Terei, Heather Jamieson Meet Season-Mary Downs – Tukau Community Fund Te Kapotai, Ngati Hine, Ngapuhi Season-Mary was born and raised in Northland and is a Director of Tukau Law. Season-Mary is passionate about her local …

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Pink Packets

Women are using socks as sanitary pads and stealing tampons from supermarkets as they struggle with “period poverty”, a counsellor says. Zarna Blossom said she was shocked at the level of poverty in Marlborough for what she called a “basic human need”, which even forced some teenage girls to skip school. Blossom and friend Milinda Higgins decided to start Pink Packets, a new …

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