The Power of Good - NZ Version
True stories of great kindness from total strangers (Adapted from McKrindle Research)
The chapters of this book are extracts from the book and e-book entitled The Power Of Good by McKrindle Research in Australia.
They have allowed us to share these stories with you as a gift of kindness, which extends the
Incredible stories and ‘feel good' concept of the book.
- Acts of Kindness in Hardship and Misfortune by Louise Hall - a reporter with the Sydney Morning Herald. Louise tells the story of Patsy Jones and the BBQ called ‘Elvis'. Every Saturday Patsy turns the oncology ward at Sydney Children's Hospital ward into a giant BBQ for sick kids and their families. A tradition she started 30 years ago.
- The powerful story of The Comrades Marathon, founded in 1921 to honour those who fell in the trenches of the Great War. A race which has become a South African institution. Anton Enus, News Presenter, SBS World News tells us that it is like no other race in the world - an unforgiving character test over 90 long kilometres.
- David Richardson is a senior investigative reporter at Today - he tells the story of The "Mummy's Boys". A group of mad soccer players - all past their prime who band together to help numerous charitable causes.
- Read the moving account of a baby born with a serious heart defect to Simon Reeve - the Weekend Sunrise sports presenter and his wife and how the baby's life was saved by a dedicated cardiologist.
- Enjoy ‘The Angel Wore a White Cardigan' from Janice. The story of her daughter Claire and Playcentre and the angel Diane.
Every story in this book is uplifting. It is about ordinary people making an extra-ordinary difference by doing what they believed in; by being good and by caring.
This is a lovely gift or inspiration for people who want inspiration to keep doing good.