Little Buddy Nicholas Perano and his Big Buddy, Colin Malcolm, haven’t even been matched for a year, but mum Penny Perano says she’s seeing positive, tangible differences in her ten-year-old already.
Eleven months ago, the first Hamilton Buddy pair began spending Sunday mornings together. Colin says they’ve been doing anything from finding a quiet corner to read in the second hand bookshop – he’s discovered his young charge loves to read- to cycling BMX tracks or practising bowling arms for the coming cricket season.
Their most recent foray was a day trackside at the Supercars event in Pukekohe Park, courtesy of ITM and the Supercars team themselves. Mrs Perano said her son struggled to sleep that night, still lying awake at 10.30pm reliving the day…
Download the full press release below.One year anniversary for first Hamilton pair