Back to School Lunch Challenge

Children across NZ will be going to back to school over the next few weeks and one of the biggest challenges for parents is ensuring their children eat a healthy lunch, if at all. Preparing lunches that are cost effective, convenient and that kids will actually eat...

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Five More Things

Its reported that children today spend less time outdoors than prisoners in maximum security jails!  In our work world we spend much of our time and energy telling anyone who will listen how important it is to enable young people to get outdoors. Information like this...

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Refreshingly Cheap

Apparently, we have a matter of seconds to capture your attention. We live in a time where everyone is vying for attention and it can be hard to stand out. In today’s increasingly image-driven world, our brand’s visual identity is used by people to make snap...

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Where are they heading? – Courtney

In 2016, the first POET Head Start Scholarships were awarded to five students from across the schools that POET works with. The scholarships were created with the support of the Brian Perry Charitable Trust as a way to invest further into our students and communities....

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Five Things

Hi everyone – what are your plans for the weekend? With the weather warming up here in the southern hemisphere and Christmas fast approaching we’re all brimming with plans to get outdoors – camping, tramping, bike rides and even getting out in the garden are all on...

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Our People: Craig

We started the ''Our People'' series of blog posts to connect our audience to the people working behind the scenes of our organisation.  It was a way to tell our story and share the different personal observations and experiences that collectively help drive our...

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