An open letter to Hekia Parata

By on April 17, 2016

Dear Ms. Parata, You’re reviewing and overhauling the special needs education system right now. You’ve said you won’t be increasing the $590 million budget at this time, and instead will be focusing on efficiency and simplification. If you were a real estate agent that’s the equivalent of calling a tiny, leaky dump a “fixer-upper’s cosy Read More...


New beginnings mean saying goodbye

By on December 3, 2015

In two sleeps I am getting on a plane and travelling to Minneapolis, Minnesota on a seven week journey around the USA to meet some wonderful women. I have been planning this trip since April this year. I started planning it when I discovered that my Mama’s facebook group had been raising money for me Read More...


Heart Stoppers

By on October 17, 2015

Yesterday students and teachers at my school climbed into kids swimming pools full of icy water as part of the Heart Stopper Challenge which raises money for the Heart Kids NZ. Before Eva was born they spotted a hole in her heart. An atrial septal defect, or ASD, which turned out to be quite large. Read More...