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Our Online Tool ICON launched today

After almost two years in the making, finally being able to share our online tool ICON feels amazing The idea for ICON came when I was presenting at a conference on the Gold Coast. The topic of the conference was bullying and our presentation was around young people taking action against bullying. An earlier presenter […]

Stories, Resources

Vodafone Technology Grant- Creating an Online Help Tool

In 2016, the Vodafone Foundation launched it’s Technology Grant Pipeline approach. The Vodafone New Zealand Foundation Technology Development funding is designed to support the development, implementation or growth of technology-focused solutions to youth development issues in Aotearoa.  Vodafone are looking for ambitious, innovative projects that must have clearly intended goals to enable vulnerable young people […]

Stories, Recognition

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 […]

Stories, Recognition

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 […]