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02:31

Good Sorts: Pet store worker embraces animal lover's excitement instead of shying away

This week's Good Sort is Auckland pet store worker Birgette Harris.

02:28

Breast cancer survivor designs 'Booby Cushion' to help patients sleep

Interior designer Susan Rivett is a Good Sort who teamed up with Auckland Women's Prison to get the cushions made.

02:29

Good Sorts: Meet Ruby the cat, a very special feline who helps people receiving cancer treatment

Ruby is a welcome resident at Ozanam House, which looks after people with cancer.

02:21

Good Sorts: Kind-hearted farmer opens his home to kindy kids from next door

Everyday, Gordon Burr opens up his farm for the neigbouring kindy kids to explore.

02:08

Good Sorts: Gerry Romley from Clendon, South Auckland

When Gerry's employer told him he was no longer required it gave him the opportunity to get back to nature, in the city.

02:13

Good Sorts: The teacher aid swapping one person’s trash for another’s treasure

This week’s Good Sort is Annette Patterson from the South Otago town of Owaka.

02:10

Good Sorts: Former Miss NZ opens up her home to kids needing after-school care

Linda Edwards has been opening up her home for 20-odd years.

02:10

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

Good Sorts: A theatre director bringing people together

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

02:20

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

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

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

Good Sorts: Winton man Blair Vining

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

02:12

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

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

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

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

Good sorts: Chris Dugdale buys homes with her heart

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

02:11

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

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: 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.

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