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Five ways to help a friend without waiting to be asked

  • 30/05/2023

Five ways to help a friend without waiting to be asked. The problem with “Let me know what I can do to help” Written by Kara Dorset, our great friend and copywriter extraordinaire. Kara is an incredible Mum of two gorgeous girls and speaks from her own experience. Thank you Kara, this will help so many people who are part…

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5 handy tips for supporting a friend with cancer

  • 11/04/2023

5 tips to help you support someone dealing with cancer Written by Rebecca van Dijk Rebecca van Dijk is a beautiful 33-year-old woman who was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer last year. You can read about her incredible journey thus far here, and how naming her cancer gave her a way to seperate herself from it. Rebecca has come to know our…

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Does it still take a village to raise a child?

  • 25/06/2022

Does it still take a village to raise a child?  Kelly Banks is the Co-founder of Support Crew, along with her good buddy Janine Williams. In this blog Kelly explores whether it still takes a village to raise a child, and if it does, what does a village look like now?  Pretty pertinent with our New Zealand Prime Minister,  Jacinda Ardern…

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Eating Well During Cancer Treatment

Mikki Williden: eating well during cancer treatment

  • 21/03/2021

Mikki Williden: eating well during cancer treatment Mikki Williden is an amazingly knowledgable go-to person to provide some advice on eating well during cancer treatment (or indeed during any life event). Mikki is a PhD registered Nutritionist, private nutrition consultant, blogger, author and a regular columnist in the NZ Herald's Bite Magazine. Mikki holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition; a Bachelor of…

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Louise Thompson: Resilience

  • 16/02/2021

Louise Thompson: how to be more resilient Louise Thompson is a life coach, author, yoga teacher, NZ Herald columnist, keynote speaker and TV and radio personality and an extraordinarily inspirational woman. In the first of this two part series, Louise helps us explore how learning how to be resilient can help us cope with difficult, stressful or life changing situations. Resilience is about…

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A time I wished I had asked for more help

  • 13/03/2020

A time I wished I had asked for more help... I certainly struggle to ask for help and last week I was reminded of this when Kelly and I visited Auckland and Middlemore Hospitals. As I repressed a lump in my throat, I was reminded of an emotional time over six years ago, when my youngest son was born prematurely. I suddenly realised…

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Support Crew is an online support platform that helps those dealing with life changing events to easily co-ordinate the meals and support they need from their support network.

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