media articles

New Zealander of the Year - Stuff

We were grateful to feature in Stuff after winning Community of the Year 2023 at the New Zealander of the Year Awards!

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Stan Walker x Joy Store - Seven Sharp

Seven Sharp joined us at the Christmas Joy Store to premier Stan Walker's Christmas song and video, with all proceeds going towards our mahi.

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Lack of foodbank funding - Newshub

Our CEO spoke with Lloyd Burr on AM, with the Prime Minister on the lack of funding available for foodbanks despite the community need.

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Weekend Herald - Joy Store

Thank you to the Herald’s Cherie Howie for sharing the Christmas Joy Store for the Weekend Herald.

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PJ Project - Breakfast

Thanks to the team from Breakfast at TVNZ for having us on the show to launch the PJ Project 2024!

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Manaaki Ora - Stuff

Ngā mihi Stuff, for featuring Manaaki Ora and the work we’re doing with Nau Mai Rā, Bargain Box by My Food Bag, Tend Health and The Warehouse Group.

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PJ Project - Sunday Star Times

Thank you Virginia Fallon from The Post, who sat down with our founder Sarah to discuss 2024's PJ Project.

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Joy Store - Herald on Sunday

Thank to you the Herald on Sunday and Cherie Howie for the fantastic story about the first ever Christmas Joy Store.

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100 Acts - Herald on Sunday

“The Kindness Collective has been delivering local acts of kindness since 2014 — but the charity's founder, Sarah Page, decided it was time to step it up. Now, the collective is on a mission to turn New Zealand into the kindest nation on Earth, and they need everyone's help to achieve that”.

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New Zealander of the Year, Community of the Year Winner - 2023

We are absolutely thrilled, honoured and grateful beyond measure to win Community of the Year at the New Zealander of the Year awards for 2023.We are grateful for every person, business, donation, school, service or centre that makes up our community and helps spread kindness around Aotearoa!

New Zealander of the Year (Semi-Finalist) - Local Hero of the Year 2023

It was very overwhelming to have Sarah recognised as a Semi-Finalist for Local Hero of the Year for 2023 amongst some incredibly special people in New Zealand.

Women of Influence Awards -Community Hero (Highly Commended) 2022

Our Founder, Sarah has been named as a finalist, and received a Highly Commended award, in the Women of Influence Awards for 2022 alongside some incredible women who have achieved incredible things in Aotearoa.

New Zealander of the Year - Local Hero Medalist 2022

We were thrilled to announce our founder, Sarah has been named as one of the top 100 New Zealander of the Year, Local Hero for 2022. There are thousands of incredible people working hard in the community, so we were very humbled to have Sarah recognised as one of them.

Westfield Local Hero Winner - 2021

We were over the moon to learn Sarah has been named a winner of the Westfield’s Local Hero awards for 2021. Thank you very much to everyone who nominated, voted, and shared and to Westfield for the opportunity.

LinkedIn - Top Voices for Australasia 2022

Sarah was named one of LinkedIn’s Top Voices in Social Impact for Australia and New Zealand in 2022.