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Paper Rain ~ A History

Paper Rain ~ A History

From an idea on a train... It all began with a boyfriend, a stolen board and a good birthday idea. Then it got out of hand. Before she knew it, she'd painted over forty boards. As with anything in this world, The Paper Rain Project began with a simple idea. Starting...

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CAUSE: Project Jonah

CAUSE: Project Jonah

There are no words to truly describe the experience of coming face to face with a whale that has been stranded... let alone hundreds of them. Large, beautiful, stunningly intelligent creatures out of their element and in desperate need of assistance. It is not well-known that New Zealand has one...

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In the Loyal Workshop ~

In the Loyal Workshop ~

Finding the Loyal Workshop in the laneways of a semi-hidden part of Kolkata, India is no easy task. It took us three trips following TLW co-founder, Sarah Beisly, before we had any grasp on how to get there. By the end of our week, the residents in Bowbazar were still...

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GUEST ARTIST: Hannah Starnes

GUEST ARTIST: Hannah Starnes

It all started with a market stall and a like-minded, neighbourly hello when Paper Rain co-founders, Indi and Wills met Hannah Starnes. Setting up shop at the Nelson Christmas Market, coincidence brought together two stalls, both selling their wares on recycled wood from wine barrels. While we at Paper Rain...

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CAUSE: Kāki Stilt Recovery

CAUSE: Kāki Stilt Recovery

When you sound like an adorable squeaky toy, and look this cute, we would have thought more would have heard of the Kakī Stilt. However, we didn't know of this little bird until early last year. This was due to our looking for a worthy wee cause to support with our...

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