This episode covers a story published in "Tall Poppies", a magazine of the New Zealand Association for Gifted Children. The story features an interview with Tristan's mum, who discussed the signs that indicated early on that her son had special abilities, and how she dealt with the challenges - and prejudices - she faced raising a "tall poppy"..
Sponsored by Framework Trust and on air since 1993, 'Take It From Us" addresses the issues of recovery and wellbeing. 'Take it From Us" actively encourages positive wellness and the participation of people with lived experience of mental distress in the show. Hear guests on current topics, who speak candidly about what's good and what's not good for their mental health.
Practical, everyday solutions in action. Maureen Howard reports on eco-actions from Dunedin’s Otago Access Radio to South America, to Ireland. A roving report on eco-living. “From advice on building tiny houses, to setting up a rooftop garden, to wildlife friendly farming practices - my guests from Dunedin and from my travels are passionate individuals who are making a difference.” Check Maureen’s blog