Cyclone won’t stop dorm build

Cyclone won’t stop dorm build

Rugby players, builders, and volunteers will descend on Fiji, just a week after Cyclone Winston devastated the country, to build a new dorm for a rugby academy for at-risk boys. Tauranga builder Peter Scott, along with former New Zealand rugby sevens representative...
Papamoa’s Vanuatu rebuilders

Papamoa’s Vanuatu rebuilders

An organised team of volunteers from Papamoa have returned from Vanuatu after last week accomplishing four post-cyclone construction projects in five days. The team of 32 completed $50,000 worth of projects, including a concrete block home for a family whose tin shack...
Slumdog Millionaire Moment Sparks Global Social Enterprise

Slumdog Millionaire Moment Sparks Global Social Enterprise

They’ll probably make a movie about Diana Judge one day. The plot outline? High-flying Kiwi Global Brand Manager for Shell Oil based in North America, has a ‘slum-dog millionaire’ moment while on business in India and gives up her lucrative lifestyle to establish an...
Local ladies prep for Mexican build

Local ladies prep for Mexican build

Four Tauranga women are among an all-girl group heading to Mexico next month to build a house for a poverty-stricken single mother and her three children. The trip is run through charity Breakfree Expeditions, fronted by Tauranga woman Diana Judge, who met with the...
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