Everybody Eats is all about feeding people. They rescue food that would otherwise go to landfill. Every monday night at Gemayze Street in St Kevins arcade, people from all walks of life are encouraged to come along for a 3 course meal, which is a pay as you feel basis. Leonard Powell has a chat with Nick Loosely, the man behind Everybody Eats.
Bronwyn Bent is a co-director of The Race, a play by the Hobson Street Theatre Company in association with the Auckland City Mission, that is on as part of the Auckland Fringe Festival. It looks at the way racism affects those experiencing homelessness in Aotearoa and wants to spark a discussion that reminds people that ‘homeless don’t mean hopeless’. Lillian Hanly spoke with Bent before opening night tomorrow night and started by asking what the play was about.
Soala Wilson from The Works Hair Salon in Grey Lynn, with the help of Nicola Edwards from the Auckland Foundation, have created the charity SPINZ. This is Sanitary Products in New Zealand Schools. An organisation that takes donations and money to supply schools with pads. Lillian Hanly speaks with Soala and Nicola about the organisation and their attempt to raise awareness through a Round the Bays entry.
If you want to find out more, visit spinzs.co.nz or email email@example.com if you want to have a go at running (or walking) with them this weekend.