June 9, 2023

Kiran Foster

Kiran was born in Singapore and came to New Zealand when they were nine years old. An accomplished musician and photographer, they were a Young Scholar at the University of Auckland studying Maths and Computer science.
June 9, 2023

Joshua James

Joshua was a Student Leader and Peer Support Senior at Kaipara College. He set up a QSA at Whangaparaoa College when faced with bullying there and went on to assist with setting up QSAs at other schools.
June 9, 2023

Rawinia Thompson

Rawinia was a very popular and successful leader of the Wellington Girls College Student Council. She was an executive prefect, occasional student representative on the school board and involved with her school’s Queer Straight Alliance. She also volunteered and fund-raised for Victim Support and was involved with JustSpeak – a community advocacy group on criminal justice.