News | September 29th, 2020
Upside is proud to be partnering with Coast Mentoring to deliver mentoring to young people on the Whangaparoa Peninsula.
Evidence | September 28th, 2020
Mentors negotiate a ‘third relational space’ In the recent thematic analysis of 48 Upside interviews and 297 pages of transcriptions, AUT researchers found that Upside mentors have a unique relationship with the young person.
News | September 1st, 2020
Click here to read an inspiring write up by Leonie Hayden from The Spinoff news agency.
News | August 27th, 2020
Radio New Zealand host Jesse Mulligan spent 10 minutes with Upside CEO Dave Robertson to talk about how we have adapted to the new Covid world.
News | August 2nd, 2020
In case you missed it, COVID-19 means we lost about $100,000 in funding. And so an epic mentor, Link, went on a mission to save camp!
News | July 3rd, 2020
Despite COVID-19, we've had a record number of mentor applications this year and are so excited to have our training days back up and running.
News | June 22nd, 2020
"During a crisis like the COVID-19 outbreak, families need their immediate, basic needs, food, housing and responsive relationships met before they can focus on anything else.” Harvard University, Centre on the Developing Child
Stories | May 7th, 2020
Andrew from Symonds Street Dental and Rachel from Eden Orthodontics generously donated free dental and orthodontic work to a young person for as long as they needed it. This came to about $10,000 worth of work!