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27 08, 2017

579 shoes start journey to Parliament

By | 2017-08-27T09:37:05+00:00 August 27th, 2017|Press release, The Shoe Project, What's new|0 Comments

579 shoes, representing each Kiwi lost to suicide in 2016, start their journey to parliament from Whangarei, Auckland and Invercargill today. The shoes will be setup at the Canopy bridge in Whangarei and the Gala Street entrance to Queens Park in Invercargill from 11am. A separate collection of shoes will travel around Auckland, starting in [...]

27 08, 2017

The NZ HERALD: Shoe Project launches with 579 shoes to represent every suicide last year

By | 2017-08-27T00:02:59+00:00 August 27th, 2017|In the media, The Shoe Project, What's new|0 Comments

Source: NZHerald Empty shoes symbolising the 579 people who fell victim to suicide last year are making their way from the top and bottom of the country to end up on Parliament's steps. The Shoe Project will kick off on Sunday in Aotea Square, Whangarei and Invercargill with 579 pairs of shoes each. The footwear [...]

18 08, 2017

TVNZ: Volunteers to draw attention to high suicide rates by collecting shoes

By | 2017-08-27T00:19:05+00:00 August 18th, 2017|In the media, The Shoe Project, What's new|0 Comments

Source: TVNZ Volunteers will collect 579 pairs of shoes to highlight each New Zealander who committed suicide in 2016. Suicide prevention groups and families and friends who have lost loved ones will line up shoes in more than 20 towns across New Zealand, beginning on August 26 at events in Cape Reinga and Bluff. At [...]

18 08, 2017

NEWSHUB: Suicide awareness campaign to collect shoes

By | 2017-08-27T00:23:41+00:00 August 18th, 2017|In the media, The Shoe Project, What's new|0 Comments

Source: Newshub Volunteers will collect 579 pairs of shoes to highlight each New Zealander who committed suicide in 2016. Suicide prevention groups and families and friends who have lost loved ones will line up shoes in more than 20 towns across New Zealand, beginning on August 26 at events in Cape Reinga and Bluff. At [...]

17 08, 2017

Volunteers collect shoes for suicide prevention

By | 2017-08-27T00:21:32+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Press release, The Shoe Project, What's new|0 Comments

Volunteers are collecting hundreds of shoes across the country to draw attention to our alarming suicide rates, says YesWeCare.nz. New Zealand has the highest youth suicide rate in the developed world. Volunteers are collecting 579 pairs of shoes to represent each Kiwi lost to suicide in 2016. Suicide prevention groups and families and friends who [...]

9 08, 2017

BAY CHRONICLE: Hundreds of shoes to represent lives lost to suicide

By | 2017-08-27T00:13:29+00:00 August 9th, 2017|In the media, The Shoe Project, What's new|0 Comments

Source: Bay Chronicle More than 500 pairs of shoes are being collected throughout the country to form a visual representation of the Kiwi lives lost to suicide. Kerikeri woman Natalie Blakey is collating footwear on behalf of Yes We Care, a campaign by the Public Services Association. The shoes - 579 pairs - are a [...]