Live the Dream Christchurch
Amanda Jane Maxwell
I want to combat bullying through art in our youth communities.
I’m creating a workshop or programme using art therapy to address bullying.
I want to enable freelancers and small businesses in the creative industry to effectively form connections and access skills outside their personal networks.
I’m creating a platform to facilitate connections between creative practitioners, allowing them to create “projects” and find people to fill roles in those projects.
I want to reduce the amount of waste going into landfills in New Zealand.
I’m making the first waste-to-energy processing plant in the Southern Hemisphere.
I want to fill the gap between traditional education and important life skills, such as personal finance, development, and interpersonal communication.
Live the Dream Wellington
I want to heal the shame that keeps people trapped in their negative experiences.
I want to help contribute to saving the bees in New Zealand.
I want to ensure that all people, especially youth, have the opportunity to ensure their voices are heard and respected, and have the ability to advocate for change where they see relevant.
I want to close the education gap, raise the status of women, and promote gardening.
I want to help end sex trafficking in South East Asia.
I’m creating an ethical lingerie company which will fund the creation of region specific sex education and trafficking awareness material.
Live the Dream Auckland
I want to address mental health issues, low self esteem, and high stress levels within our youth, specifically those from low socio economic backgrounds.
I’m creating ways to help youth build strong mental health, and teach them tools to overcome any obstacles that life may throw at them.
I want to developing funding opportunities for Kiwis to further their education.
I want to empower youth by removing the barriers that prevent them from reaching their full potential.
I want to reduce the incidence of breast cancer in young women in New Zealand
I want to help 16 to 20 year olds, in their school or university lives, transition into more meaningful employment, and to help people who feel disconnected from the education system.
I want to engage and empower youth to reach their full potential with help from other youth.
I want to remove material barriers to education and learning in rural communities in the Pacific.
I’m creating a social enterprise to achieve that goal.
I want to eliminate treatable blindness in New Zealand.