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Good Sorts nomination form

Do you know a Good Sort we should talk to? Use the form to nominate someone going out of their way to do amazing work for the community.

02:10
Dave has saved his school hundreds of thousands just by flicking switches at the end of the day.

Good Sorts: Whakatane teacher saves school $206,000 in power bills

Dave has saved his school hundreds of thousands just by flicking switches, among other things.

02:09
Greymouth man Cary Lancaster was nominated as a Good Sort by members of his cast.

Good Sorts: A theatre director bringing people together

Cary Lancaster helped bring the theatre out of its "rut".

02:20
Mike Bilodeau is the man behind a group of Okarito locals cleaning up rubbish.

Good Sorts: The locals doing their bit for the environment

Mike Bilodeau is the man behind a group of Okarito locals cleaning up rubbish.

02:18
One day they started talking about food, where it comes from and why it's so expensive.

Good Sorts: New Plymouth students put classroom learning into community use

A class in problem solving is now taking a group of students to the other side of the world.

02:15
Colin Chester from Orewa, north of Auckland, has played hockey since he was 5 and when he heard about people struggling for hockey gear, he started giving and never stopped.

Good Sorts: Orewa man repairing hockey gear for those who can't afford it

When Colin Chester heard about people struggling for gear, he started giving and never stopped.

02:26
Blair is in a hurry to tick off projects on his list because time is short.

Good Sorts: Winton man Blair Vining

Blair is in a hurry to tick off projects on his list because time is short.

02:12
The Queenstown woman's life changed after an act of kindness from a stranger.

Good Sorts: Tammy Schurmann pays it forward after selfless act

The Queenstown woman's life changed after an act of kindness from a stranger.

02:09
The pair have turned a tiny storage room into a place new mums can come and get what some call liquid gold.

Good Sorts: Meet the Christchurch women who started a breastmilk bank

The pair have turned a tiny storage room into a place new mums can come and get what some call liquid gold.

02:18
If you have a dog with issues you'll want to meet Jackie.

Good Sorts: Jackie Smith sees dogs as friends and family

If you have a dog with issues you'll want to meet Jackie.

05:37
After 10 years of finding bloody good Kiwis for his bit, Haydn Jones is celebrating

Good Sorts to celebrate 10 years of amazing Kiwis with 45-minute special episode

From foster mums with 10 kids to property investing good Samaritans, Good Sorts has seen them all.

03:24
The property investor from the Hutt Valley spends her profits with love.

Good sorts: Chris Dugdale buys homes with her heart

The property investor from the Hutt Valley spends her profits with love.

02:11
He ends his daily run with a sack of trash retrieved on his four kilometre circuit

Good Sorts: Meet Christchurch runner and tidy Kiwi, Matt Akehurst

He ends his daily run with a sack of trash retrieved on his four kilometre circuit

02:31
Melissa Aitken was inspired to give back to those less fortunate by a YouTube video

Good Sorts: Invercargill's vulnerable get kisses and cuddles with free haircuts

Melissa Aitken was inspired by a YouTube video to give back to her community.

Meet the twin sisters using cycle power to help people with dementia

Rotorua's Judy Bowen and Jan Bellingham are Good Sorts.

02:13
Good Sorts returns for 2019 with a story of survival and sacrifice.

Good Sorts: Stranger goes above and beyond in 17-day search for much-loved Bubbles the chihuahua - 'Priceless'

Bubbles was on the run for 17 days, before a community-led search helped reunite her with her owner.

02:03
Mike Paardekooper and Terry Emmit don’t play hockey, but that hasn’t stopped them from making special connections in the sport.

Good Sorts: Cromwell duo raise millions for new hockey turf not once, but twice

Mike Paardekooper and Terry Emmit don’t play hockey, but that hasn’t stopped them from making special connections in the sport.

02:10
When Janine moved from Kerikeri to Wanaka she noticed there was nowhere for her and her dog to volunteer.

Good Sorts: Janine Taylor and her pet therapy program

When Janine moved from Kerikeri to Wanaka she noticed there was nowhere for her and her dog to volunteer.

02:10
This week's Good Sort is Hugh Willis from Auckland's North Shore.

Good Sorts: The retired teacher who quietly built, maintained a network of tracks

This week's Good Sort is Hugh Willis from Auckland's North Shore.

02:15

Good Sorts: The South Auckland teachers selling science to their students, and cleaning up a local creek in the process

They decided to clean up the Māngere school's creek and didn't they realise the impact it'd have on their students' grades.

02:13
Tamsin Dobson says she doesn’t meet people but "inflicts" her friendship on them.

Good Sorts: The Inglewood woman on a mission to help every stranger she meets

Tamsin Dobson says she doesn’t meet people but "inflicts" her friendship on them.

01:59
Phoenix Horo from Rahotu School was nominated by his teachers.

Good Sorts: Meet the Good Sort who failed to finish cross country...twice

Phoenix Horo from Rahotu School was nominated by his teachers.

02:10
Marie searched everywhere for Pepe, but then she created a place whether other owners can go for help with their own lost companions.

Good Sorts: Marie Jones, who created a place where people with missing pets can get help

Marie searched everywhere for Pepe, but then she created a place whether other owners can go for help with their own lost companions.

02:09
For many years Sharlene of Whangarei was too scared to try and turn her dreams into reality.

Good Sorts: Sharlene Clements and her unique daycare service for kids

For many years Sharlene of Whangarei was too scared to try and turn her dreams into reality.

02:16
Not wanting to not do anything at home, these Good Sorts hopped right into this opportunity.

Good Sorts: Meet the craft beer brewers from Kapiti who aren't letting intellectual disability stopping them thrive

Not wanting to not do anything at home, these Good Sorts hopped right into this opportunity.

02:09
Ray from New Plymouth volunteers at a long list of organisations.

Good Sorts: Volunteer Ray Tucker

Ray from New Plymouth volunteers at a long list of organisations.

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