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Kiwibank Local Hero Medallists 2018

This year we had two current Sticks ‘n Stones members and a past founding member recognised with Kiwibank New Zealander of the year Local Hero Medals at a ceremony in Dunedin. We were really thrilled to see James continue his success after picking up the Central Otago Youth Award earlier in the year.  As well […]

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First NZ winners of the Diana Award

The Diana Award is the longest running award for young people that is given to individuals and groups through a retrospective nomination process only. We believe this is special. Young people do not work towards the award, rather they demonstrate their suitability through their actions, without any expectation of reward. This is especially true of […]

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Ashleigh Smith-NZs Queens Young Leader

In December last year, Ashleigh was named as New Zealand’s Queen’s Young Leader award winner for 2017. “I am absolutely thrilled to see the amazing work that Ashleigh has led nationally and internationally to fight cyber bullying has been rightly recognised by the Head of the Commonwealth, Her Majesty The Queen,” said Aaron Hape, who is also […]

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NZ Youth Awards 2017

We were thrilled to be back at the NZ Youth Awards this year  to recognise two more of our incredible young people. These Awards recognise and celebrate young New Zealanders who have achieved outstanding results, as well as those who have made a significant contribution towards supporting young people in their communities. The Award categories […]

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KiwiBank Local Hero Medallists 2017

2017 has been an incredible year for both Ashleigh and Keryn whose work has continues to be recognised, this time with a Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Local hero medal at a ceremony in Dunedin. The medals were presented by Dunedin city councillor Rachel Elder, who congratulated the recipients and said it was vital […]

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NZ Youth Awards 2016

It was incredible to head along to Parliament this week for Sticks ‘n Stones to be recognised as well as two of our wonderful young leaders. Sticks ‘n Stones were presented with the ‘Youth Champion Award’ which is awarded to an individual or an organisation who has made significant contribution to young people in areas […]

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National Compliments Day 2016

We were so excited to see so many people liking, sharing and posting our Project Positive compliments as part of Safer Internet Day and National Compliment Day. Check out a few highlights from some of the thousands of people that got involved! MASSIVE shout out to Google NZ for their support in taking Tip’s original […]

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ODT Promo for the Prime TV Final Episode

Great Promo in today’s ODT about the final episode in Prime TVs Bullies Documentary-Cyber Bullying featuring some of our incredible young people Check out the Article by Clicking HERE      

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Shout out from Trustpower

Trustpower have given us a ‘Shout out’ on their Facebook page and it is great to see our work being acknowledged Thank you for your continued support Trustpower- we are incredibly proud of the hard work undertaken by all of our young people!

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How will the new laws impact young people?

What impact do you think the new legislation will have for young people? An interesting read from Dunedin’s The Star newspaper HERE which includes our comments on the importance of education to support life online