Amplifying the Voice of the Children Book excerpt


  •  Registered Charitable Trust (Certificate of Incorporation No. 1654222) 2002
  • Nine years research, validation and concept work to date (2013)
  • Advisory Council of thought leaders and selected specialists and consultants formed.
  • Validation from leading educators, including the Apple Distinguished Educator network in New Zealand.
  • Blessing by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in a personal audience
  • Supported by Bob Harvey, then Mayor of Waitakere City and Vice President of world wide Mayors For Peace and Chair of One People One Planet Advisory Group
  • Supported by Dr Tadatoshi Akiba, when Mayor of Hiroshima and President of the global network Mayors for Peace)
  • Supported by Garry Moore, former Mayor of Christchurch
  • Child-driven projects currently in place in a growing network of schools in New Zealand and overseas
  • Featured in “Living your Passion” as an innovative change-agent in NZ society
  • First live global link October 8 2008 – over 120 children and their projects linked live in a groundbreaking video link-up, designed by local Kiwi company Asnet Technology
  • Featured in Interface (January 2008 issue)
  • Featured on Ministry of Education Virtual Learning Network website
  • Participant at Kids Conference 2008 (Wellington)
  • Concept validation: Research Papers “Children as Change-agents of Peace” and a high level ICT strategy and development plan (Melinda Webber and Ed Saul – funded by Technology New Zealand)
  • Invited to join world famous author and philanthropist Dominique LaPierre (“The City of Joy”) in India for exploratory discussions


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