Welcome to the Lifewise blog

Here we share success stories, project updates and more.


Kia ora, from Moira

“It’s been a year of growth for Lifewise. Our work develops better choices for people on the margins, and it’s starting to bear fruit,” says Moira Lawler, Lifewise CE. Our latest annual report shows what our amazing supporters have helped us achieve so far.


New year, new beginnings!

Check out these new roles in our Lifewise Merge Community team, which is in the midst of some exciting growth and development.

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Time to pause and reflect

“I’ve been here for 6 years; it’s time for a pause and reflection,” says Moira Lawler, who will step down as Chief Executive by the end of January 2020.

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Ako: Learning from each other

Our Lifewise ECE centres have a commitment to Biculturalism in New Zealand, recognising and celebrating our indigenous culture, through waiata, and Te Reo.

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