Stories JOIN THE CONVERSATION Be part of growing Auckland’s humanity Our Humanity Inspiration POPULAR TAGS All (742) Family (148) community (123) kindness (95) children (89) money (83) seniors (79) relationships (76) faith (69) mental health (59) loneliness (42) Alcohol and Drugs (37) Stress (31) SEARCH RESULTS for "" THIS MONTH’S QUESTION Given the choice of anyone, who would you share a meal with? Shania | Manurewa - "My sister was only 33 when she passed, and I just want to change. I just want to help others change, as well." Cautney | Beach Haven - "I decided to come home because this is where my heart is. I missed my family, but the thing I missed the most was our tikanga Māori. Being home, speaking Māori, and everything that goes with the culture, being able to go to our marae and meet other Māori inspirational strong men and women." Tua | Manurewa - "So, I suppose it’s learning if you look after the land, the land and the sea will look after you, and that’s what I leave with them." Julie | Mt Roskill - "We always used to argue about politics, he and I. Usually in a nice way and now I’m a politician and I’m married to a politician." Gaille | Kelston - "I’d definitely share a Shawarma with Jacinda, or a plate of hāngi. I’m so proud of her." Warwick | Mt Roskill - "I’d have to say, my dad. He’s deceased, but I miss his company, and he was a good person. One of the best people in my life." Eleanor | Manurewa - "I want to be a policewoman because they help the community, and they involve a lot of skills. So, I think that’s what I want to do in the future, help people." Morteza | Mt Roskill - "If a person dies, right after they go to heaven, to paradise, right? This is for the Muslim culture and religion. But in New Zealand, I think my idea - don’t need to die. Ruth | Māngere - "It’s my children. They matter the most to me. I want them to have the best life that I never had, and to give them my all. That’s my goals in life, is to maintain a wealthy job, is to have a stable environment, and to get my kids back." John | Glenfield - "Not to get my point across to them. Just to feed them as equals, because I stand up for equality. Equality of gender. Equality of justice. Equality of rights, or humanity."