As Paul’s turangawaewae, Thames is the place where he feels especially connected and empowered. Possessing equal amounts of strength and vulnerability, Paul quietly pursues the things in life which make him feel strong and happy.

Paul was the first client of The Supported Lifestyle Hauraki Trust and continues to be the centre of the Thames community 22 years on. An absolute success story, Paul has been assisted in to homeownership by his family and the Trust- with the Trust providing him as- sistance through the entire process , he is now mortgage free.

He is considered to be the Kaumatua of Amy Street, and is the team leader for the Thames Valley Special Olympics Team, as well as being an active committee member of the Totally Thames Community Group.

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Beautiful collection of short films about some beautiful people.

Beautiful collection of short films about some beautiful people.

Yes Arent they a great bunch of folk.

Nice on crowning the country Paul! New Zealand's great, aye.

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Moyzee

Moyzee has things to say and songwriting is his voice
Moyzee

CELESTE

Lives a precarious existence between fantasy and reality
CELESTE

Jonathan

Champion speed walker with a running style all his own
Jonathan

Brandon

In a silent world his life moves to an uncomplicated rhythm
Brandon

Jessica

With a penchant for fashion, a collection of cereal boxes takes Jess to the cat walk
Jessica

Simon

A glimpse into the complex world of Deafness and Autism
Simon

Topsy & Dave

What else do you need for marriage besides love?
Topsy & Dave

Paul

With equal amounts of strength and vulnerability Paul persues what makes him happy
Paul