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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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ON THE WEEKEND: DJ, 17, and Big Buddy Phil

I always look forward to my visits & outings with...

Family adversity healed through having a Big Buddy

Sometimes it pays to simply tell a story as it...

Join Big Buddy Gav to remember lost WWI soldiers this Sunday

Many will recognise our Big Buddy Gavin Sheehan for his...

The force forms solid foundation for mentoring

Ken Turner may have left the police force to study...

Pete’s wisdom of years perfect for mentoring Sean

Kapiti local and mentor Pete Hobbs, 72, is testament to...

From teaching men’s anger management to finding mentors for boys

While finding kind-hearted male mentors to improve the lives of...

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...

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