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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.

02:07
Over 200 hundred people nominated this week’s Good Sort Sylvia Durrant.

Good Sorts: Meet Sylvia whose passion, pastime and obsession is birds

Over 200 people nominated this week’s Good Sort Sylvia Durrant.

02:14
Kaitaia Primary School teacher Phil Gibbs is dedicated to his Far North Flash team who keep him poor and happy.

Good Sorts: Primary school teacher devoting spare time and money to kids cycling team

Kaitaia Primary School teacher Phil Gibbs is dedicated to his Far North Flash team who keep him poor and happy.

02:29
Theresa Thongi has been running a playground in New Plymouth for autistic children for four years, but there's one thing wrong with it.

Goodsorts: New Plymouth woman started playground for autistic children

Theresa Thongi has been running a playground for autistic children for four years.

03:00
Patricia Tamainu could have kept the jewellery under police rules but couldn’t live with herself if she did.

Good Sorts: Meet the Northland woman who handed in $10,000 worth of jewellery

Patricia Tamainu could have kept the jewellery under police rules but couldn’t live with herself if she did.

01:58
After her son’s lunchbox was stolen, Jenni Williams looked for a solution rather than someone to blame.

Good Sorts: The Te Awamutu café owner making a difference for hungry schoolkids

After her son’s lunchbox was stolen, Jenni Williams looked for a solution rather than someone to blame.

02:19
Heather's problem is she can't say no to sewing machines - and the older the better.

Good Sorts: Masterton's Heather Bannister

Heather's problem is she can't say no to sewing machines - and the older the better.

02:12
Ray Guilford has a special place in the hearts of students at St Michael's

Good Sorts: Meet the kind-hearted Rotorua school caretaker who does a whole lot more than cleaning

Ray Guilford has a special place in the hearts of students at St Michael's.

02:15
John Pullar, helped devise a strategy to get uninsured people back in their homes.

Good Sorts: Meet the man helping Edgecumbe get back on track after the floods

John Pullar, helped devise a strategy to get uninsured people back in their homes.

02:10
The 85-year-old got rid of live-stock, banned duck shooters and  spent two years turning wetlands south of Dunedin into something special for his community.

Good Sorts: Alan Green turned portion of family farm into track lined with natives for community to enjoy

The 85-year-old got rid of live-stock, banned duck shooters and spent two years turning wetlands south of Dunedin into something special for his community.

02:24
Maurice Hayward rescues old film from dusty boxes and derelict garages and brings them back to life.

GoodSorts: Dunedin retiree’s old film labour of love

Maurice Hayward rescues old film from dusty boxes and derelict garages and brings them back to life.

02:16
This week’s Good Sort is Wellington school teacher Julie Ann Kmal.

Good Sorts: Meet the Kiwi woman caring for children on the other side of the world

This week’s Good Sort is Wellington school teacher Julie Ann Kmal.

02:29
They call themselves GOMES, which stands for grumpy old men enterprises.

Good Sorts: Meet the group of retired Whanganui men turning trash into treasure

They call themselves GOMES, which stands for Grumpy Old Men Enterprises.

02:12
Amy McKenna's project has now grown into something much larger...

Good Sorts: This Palmerston North woman loves to sing, so she started a choir

Amy McKenna's project has now grown into something much larger...

02:11
For some retirement comes as a great relief, for other they love their careers so much they never want to stop.

Good Sorts: Wellington scientists come back to work for free for the good of the profession

For some retirement comes as a great relief, for other they love their careers so much they never want to stop.

02:30
Sarah, whose daughter Lily died before she was born, wanted somewhere to remember the daughter she never had.

Good Sorts: Sarah Field from Porirua

Sarah, whose daughter Lily died before she was born, wanted somewhere to remember the daughter she never had.

02:17
Robyn Butler nominated her colleague who supported her when she needed it the most.

Good Sorts: Meet the woman who opened her home to a colleague in need

Robyn Butler has been nominated for the support she gave her friend when she needed it the most.

02:14
Reusable nappies are much better for the environment but buying them isn't cheap.

Good Sorts: Kate Borman for her idea to reuse reusable nappies

Reusable nappies are much better for the environment but buying them isn't cheap.

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