To fully become a character, either on stage or on screen, is a wonderful gift for an artist to have. It’s a real process to prepare for such a role too. The years spent at Toi Whakaari may not prepare the aforementioned actor for the journey they would be made to take. It’s rugged, it’s...
Inspiration comes in many different forms, for 18 women it came when they noticed a problem, or a challenge, that needed to be overcome and they used their skills, passions and drive to make that happen. We wanted to celebrate these heroines who inspire and empower us to not only believe there can be change...
Taylor Swift is one of the world’s most well-known pop singers, and has become a lyrical voice of her generation. Now, after winning a symbolic US$1 in a court case against DJ, David Mueller who groped her at a meet and greet, she has become a voice for women worldwide and more importantly, victims of […]
We’ve all grown up surrounded by Disney princesses. Whether it be Snow White, Ariel, Jasmine or Cinderella they played a big part in our younger lives. They still do today with little girls everywhere knowing all the lyrics to the songs from Frozen and movies like Moana coming out. Over the years these princesses have […]
The Dove self esteem project has launched in New Zealand with the aim to change 18,000 young Kiwis lives. The project provides parents, teachers and mentors with self esteem building programmes. Including ‘Confident me’ which is a resource for teachers to help improve boost self esteem and reduce body image concerns. There’s also ‘Uniquely me’ […]
We’ve all experienced unwanted harassment on the streets- whether it’s a man yelling explicit words out of a car window or being followed home. Unfortunately it’s an ugly reality women around the world face. These acts of aggression and dominance often succeed in making women feel scared or insecure. A recent study stated 63% of […]
19-year-old education and rights activist Malala Yousafzai finished school last week and has since created a Twitter account. Hi, Twitter. — Malala (@Malala) July 7, 2017 Posting her first tweet on July 8 she has already gained over 700, 000 followers and plans to use the platform to help her campaign. She also announced she […]
In celebration of International Women’s Day let’s take a look at some of the female celebrities who have worked on their part to change our world for the better. From actresses to politicians these women have made big changes in how the media perceives women. So take a tip from these ladies, get inspired, and […]
Ruth Lee (@baybayruth) is a 25 year old fitness and beauty blogger .With an online following of over 23,000 on Instagram. She is also figuring out motherhood since the birth of her first child in November 2016. Her Instagram is filled with super sweet pictures of the two of them together. https://www.instagram.com/p/BQgc_T2Arws/?taken-by=baybayruth On Instagram we often see […]
H&M has recently launched their new mission ‘Close The Loop‘. A mission to create more sustainable fashion by recycling clothes and using these textiles to create new pieces. Their aim is to reduce the environmental impact the fashion industry has. Most of our homes have clothes that we don’t need or want anymore. From our […]
Ever since the personal computer became mainstream and the mass-production of robots in the workforce happened, people have been wary of the rise of the machine. Films like The Terminator haven’t particularly helped in snuffing the fires of worry, despite clear differences. The Terminator features robots hell-bent on killing everyone and everything on the planet, […]
The future of work is changing. Landing a job is always challenging, but especially for youth with no work experience. Everyone dreams of sitting in the CEO’s chair but many struggle to get their foot on the ladder. Youth need a helping hand and some professional experience behind them to kick-start their careers. This is […]