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RiverWatch

New Zealand is in a freshwater crisis. We know the quality of our rivers is in threat, but currently only 8% of Aotearoa’s 450,000km of rivers, lakes and streams are tested for water quality, because our processes are expensive and […]

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Cantata Memoria

Sir Karl Jenkins is the world’s most performed contemporary choral composer (say that nine times fast!) He wrote Cantata Memoria to commemorate the Aberfan mining disaster in Wales, but the team behind a new PledgeMe campaign want to put on a performance […]

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Help Renee Finish Her Book!

Renee has spent the last year travelling the length of New Zealand, talking to 110 kiwis aged between 100-110. She’s interviewed centenarians from every region, and now she wants to take those interviews and turn them into a book! Her […]

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Darren Watson’s First Ever Acoustic LP Project

Wellington blues artist Darren Watson is a two–time successful campaigner, and one of our favourite alumni. Now he’s back, and this time he’s looking to raise funds for his first-ever acoustic LP. He’s almost halfway there but he still needs your help […]

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Saffron of Afghanistan

Meet the spice that could spark a social enterprise. In recent years, saffron has been introduced as a healthy alternative to opium in Afghanistan, and its processing has created jobs for women in the country. Afghanistan-born Tariq Habibyar wants to capitalise […]

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Winter Ales Festival 2017!

When Jane and Jay heard that the annual Winter Ales Festival wasn’t going ahead, they were crestfallen. But rather than sitting round feeling sorry about it, the two beer fans put their heads together, and came up with a solution: […]

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Gecko Press

One good book can kickstart any child into a life of reading, and Gecko Press wants to create a world where every child loves to read. And the way they plan to do this? A curiously good book club! Their […]

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Bicycle Junction’s New Community Hub!

Calling all cyclists! Wellington institution Bicycle Junction is on the move, and they want their new community hub to be bigger and better than ever. Bicycle Junction started up four years ago, in the heart of Newtown. Its name came […]

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AgWomen Global

365 days. 365 women. 365 stories of influence. AgWomen wants to celebrate the stories of women who help to shape the primary industries. So for a whole year, they plan to share a story a day, across their Facebook, Instagram […]

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