"Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent than one derived from fear of punishment"

Mahatma Gandhi


The basis of START Taranaki’s programme places emphasis on building meaningful relationships between staff and participants. It is the attachment between young people and positive role models which allows START’s young people to feel safe, cared for and able to make positive changes.




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