Barbara Tane, left, and Te Rōpu Wāhine Māori Toko i te Ora branch president Melodie Hamon at the White Ribbon Day in Te Awamutu

Question Time with Debra

Debra Lampshire describes herself as an ‘explorer of the mind’. She explains how traumatic experiences when she was young inspired her to advocate for more compassion for those living with mental health issues.

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Question Time with Freedom

Freedom tells it like it is with an infectious sense of humour. She’s a farm girl who likes to go fishing and hunting with her cousins, the fact she completely lost her sight age 5 hasn’t stopped her living life to the full.

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Question Time with Daniel

Daniel Holt is a talented graphic designer, he also happens to be Albino. In this short video he explains how his ‘disability’ gives him an advantage over his colleagues.

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Question Time with Fe

Fe lives with Spina Bifida, from an early age her dedicated mum worked with Fe to ensure she woud be able to walk. Now Fe is studying occupational therapy and wants to use her life experience to help others reach their full potential.

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Question Time with Kimmy

Kimmy wasn’t happy with her living situation. At 32 years of age, she was made to go to bed at eight o’clock every night. Kimmy shares how she found her voice and what she does with her new found independence.

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Question Time with Phillippa

Phillippa has trouble with reading and writing but her warm and compassionate nature meant she was able find a job she loves. She reveals how good relationships can ensure you have a life worth living.

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Question Time with Shakti

Young and suave, Shakti’s confidence took a hit when he left his friends at high school for university in the big city. He tells us how he found his groove and why a certain bar owner thinks he’s a health and safety risk.

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Question Time with Jai

Jai’s life nearly ended after a dip in the ocean resulted in a high-level spinal injury. He explains how he’s carved out a great life for himself and why he has no use for pick-up lines.

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Question Time with Manu

Manu’s life hit a low point when he became too big for his family to take him on outings. Find out how a special teacher fought to reconnect Manu with the outside world

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