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Trainings Galore!

The BIA team has been in high gear training fantastic new mentors to match with young people across Auckland. Our trainings give volunteers an important overview of our work, perspective on …

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Bridge to Employment Launch

On March 20th, we welcomed 49 year 11 students from James Cook High School to take ownership of their future through participating in our newest programme: Bridge to Employment (B2E). A …

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Beach Day – a wild success!

If you walked down Tamaki Drive on February 18th, you would have heard the party music first. Then you would have seen the smiles, and kids running around with candy …

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10 Year Celebration Dinner

This year, we’re celebrating 10 good years of mentoring young people in Aotearoa. On 26th November, we filled a room with BIA friends and family to toast our first decade. …

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July Match Event – JUMP!

Last month’s match event was definitely our bounciest yet. Rainy old July meant indoor fun was a must, so we headed to Jump! in Avondale. 30 mentors and young people joined in …

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New mentors in training!

Over the past two nights 10 new mentors have gone through training with Brothers in Arms. Kirsten and Lisa again facilitating the induction nights. A great group of men and …

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New matches started!

Over the past two weekends another 5 young people have been introduced to their new mentors. Leon and Kirsten have reported back that the connections were great and that the …

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Mentoring graduations!

5 matches celebrated their year of mentoring tonight at Lone Star in New Market. An awesome feed and a great time reflecting on the years mentoring. Was so great to …