The powerful videos inspire Kiwi youth to open their minds to opportunities, act on their dreams and achieve their own extraordinary.
Meet Oompher presenter Johnson Raela and get a taste of Web Series One, featuring the inspiring and uplifting work and life stories of eight extraordinary Kiwis: Vienna and Taaniko Nordstrom of Soldiers Rd Portraits, transgender icon Amanaki Prescott-Faletau, basketballer Brook Ruscoe, female builder Charlie Camp, caregiver Jarryd Stoneman, circus theatre company founder Eve Gordon, entertainer Jimi Jackson and photographer Te Rawhitiroa Bosch.
Inspired by First Nation photographs at the Smithsonian Museum in New York, awesome sisters-in-law Taaniko and Vienna Nordstrom have taken the world by storm with their native-inspired Māori portraiture business, Soldiers Rd Portraits.
Find out how their business was born, how they complement each other’s strengths and weaknesses and what keeps them motivated to keep practising their art for Kiwis and foreigners alike.
Wellington builder by day and rock star drummer by night, Charlie Camp is smashing stereotypes in the building industry.
Watch Charlie’s story to find out why she was inspired to choose a career in the building industry and hear about what it’s really like to be the only girl on a building site.
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