Rangatahi Stories

Nikita’s family is everything, she’s kept busy over this time by helping her sister care for her little brother so her mum, an essential worker is able to continue working during lockdown. Nikita has been with Ngā Rangatahi Toa since the beginning of 2019. Her whānau...

Trying to fit in with Lee’s busy schedule during the COVID-19 crisis isn’t easy. He’s working six days during Alert Level 4. And on Alert Level 3, he’s continuing to be one of the essential supermarket workers who keeps the country in food supplies, and...

Covid-19 Level 4 means our rangatahi aren't able to gather for our regular hui, so that's meant catching up with them all virtually or a series of online catchups and connections. In this chat, one of our tuakana, Jazzy, talks about what life in lockdown...

As I watched my father lay there in what I thought it was, this massive refrigerator, the feeling of his skin was so cold, very pale and hard. I could barely even breathe. I couldn’t think straight from the days and nights awake hoping for...