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The free magazine of Presbyterian Support Upper South Island, delivered two to three times a year.

Stories of our people helping children, families and older people become safe, strong and connected.

Expert guest writers on relevant topics.

Fun stuff: recipes, crosswords, tips and tricks!

Autumn / Winter 2020

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Past Issues

Autumn/Winter 2020

Staying Safe, Strong and Connected in 2020
The Hard Stuff – Tackling Family Harm
Betrayed by Elder Abuse
No Worries at Harakeke Club in Riccarton
Tuning in to Kids – Helping the Whole Family

Spring 2019 / Summer 2020

Transforming young lives at Burnham
Tuning Into Kids
A mentor keeps a promise to himself
Enliven on the West Coast

Autumn 2019

Our kaiāwhina advocate for older Māori
Spotlight on Strengthening Families
Thank goodness it’s HomeShare
A day in the life of a Mana Ake worker

Spring 2018 / Summer 2019

A new NZer finds connection at HomeShare
Kids love our school group programmes
Marlborough mentors have a big impact
A home of your own choosing means so much

Winter 2018

Emotion coaching helps kids, strengthens families
Let’s celebrate Matariki together
Meet some amazing Enliven volunteers
Vulnerable young people find success

Summer 2017 / 18

Our Demolition Art Project
New Bikes for Deserving Kids
Reducing Social Isolation at Christmas
Post-Quake Trauma Explained

Spring 2017

A Christchurch Family Finds Hope
A Day in the Week to Look Forward To
Charitable Bequests – A Lawyer’s Role
Budgeting Advice Comes to Selwyn

Summer 2016 / 17

The Uni Student Helping Tweens
Is 80 the New 20?
A Fresh Start for Teen Parents
No Fuss Christmas Cake