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At Big Buddy we love hearing your stories, from amusing reflections on a day out through to  touching accounts of how a mentor has changed a boy's life for the good. We also publish  personal interviews, important events and research about mentoring and related issues. You'll find snippets of most of these pieces on Facebook  too. Send your own stories in here.  

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From UK financial markets to Te Awamutu Big Buddy

Big Buddy has almost 400 mentors working with boys today,...

Little Buddy Jeremiah steals the (AM) Show

On July 17 Big Buddy was privileged to have a...

A heartrending poem for absent fathers

In 2013, a poem was sent in by a Big...

Mentors learn lessons from boys too

As Little Buddies absorb the often-subliminal lessons taught to them...

Key to confidence in extending comfort zones

July 2018 marks the start of our regular Big Buddy...

Businesses help boy develop resilience and independence

This May, Waikato boy Morgan Glover was sponsored by Go...

Mentoring withTeina and Laurence hits headlines….twice!

We lose count of the number of mentoring relationships that...

‘Our Boys’ still a wealth of wisdom

It's just over two years since Ruth Kerr and Richard...

Big Buddy welcomes partnership model

A charity that finds good-hearted mentors to enhance the lives...

One year anniversary for first Hamilton Buddies

Little Buddy Nicholas Perano and his Big Buddy, Colin Malcolm,...

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