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Courageous Conversations

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Courageous Conversations - Pic and Matty( 0:22:19)       
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Pic Picot creator of Pics Peanut Butter interviews Matty Anderson a NZ born-Niuean about the struggles of growing up in small town Southland as a child of the Pacific and his life long journey through alcoholism, mental health and sobriety and how he now works in service as part of his mental health plan.
Published: 6/10/2022 10:00:00 a.m.
Courageous Conversations - Lisa and Tanya( 0:27:20)       
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Lisa Lawrence, a community leader from Wairoa, now based in Te Tauihu chats with Tanya Nock a UK born woman with Indian roots. They discuss the challenges of being a person of colour growing up in a white world and how that effects ones life experience. By bringing music to the community and creating a safe space for local migrants through her charity, Cultural Conversations Tanya talks to finding a sense of home here in Whakatū.
Published: 6/09/2022 3:58:31 p.m.
Courageous Conversations - Astrid and Nia( 0:21:26)       
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Astrid Sayer a senior Nayland College student, interviews Nia from Indonesia on her experience of leaving her homeland to live in Whakatū for the past 8 years. Nia is a single mother to three daughters with Maori heritage and runs a small business making Kawakawa balm and other natural products. For support... https://womensrefuge.org.nz/
Published: 26/07/2022 1:30:00 p.m.
Courageous Conversations - Tom and Miguel( 0:23:3)       
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Tom Ingham, a Nelson Giant Basketball player, and teacher at Nelson Intermediate sits down with Miguel, a young Colombian man who escaped gang threats with his family seeking refuge in Aotearoa three years ago. They discuss his feelings about trust and safety, his challenges overcoming the English language in a foreign land and his dreams and aspirations for the future. For support... https://mentalhealth.org.nz/suicide-prevention https://www.youthline.co.nz/get-help.html
Published: 5/07/2022 1:25:00 p.m.