Congratulations to all involved with The Big reThink production last October! The Hackman Theatre awards are the annual “silly” awards for Auckland theatre and The Big reThink won the award for shameless self promotion and were nominated for fastest pack in/ out of the set. See all awardees at this link: http://keepingupwithnz.com/2012/12/14/the-hackman-theatre-awards-2012/
Below is the listing of walks and events in the run up to presenting the petition for change and choice in Mental Healthcare on June 11th. Your support and presence is greatly welcomed!! Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th May: Coastal track Waikanae – Paekakariki with banner, anyone welcome to join: Saturday (Waikanae-Raumati Beach) 10am: meet [...]
I remember first experiencing depression at the age of 8, however, being only 8, I wasn’t able to articulate it as depression, instead I called it “that funny feeling” , a sense of despair which used to creep over me every evening as it started to get dark. I tried to talk about it with [...]
What: Find out about the Hikoi, discuss what needs to change to make our mental-healthcare system as effective as possible and sign the petition for Better Mental Healthcare choices. Find out how you can help turn the dream of better mental-healthcare choices into a reality. Who: Anyone with an interest is welcome to join this [...]
Hikoi for Better Mental Healthcare Choices in NZ reaches Feilding! Annie Chapman is walking the length of the North Island along the Te Araroa trail to raise awareness about the need for better mental healthcare options in NZ and gather signatures for a petition to parliament. She left Cape Reinga in December 2012 and is [...]
Annie Chapman is walking the length of the North Island along the Te Araroa trail to raise awareness about the need for better mental healthcare options in NZ and gather signatures for a petition to parliament. She left Cape Reinga in December 2012 and is passing through every town on her way to Wellington. The [...]
See Annie on TV! “In Conversation with Noel Cheer”, Face Television, Monday April 8th at 7:00pm, repeated on Tuesday April 9th at 12 noon.
A Hikoi for Healthy Choices Could you imagine being branded as an outsider in the society in which you live and then forcibly fed medications that seem to do no good? In fact they seem to turn you into the outsider that you feared that you were becoming. That’s the fate of some mental health [...]