7 episodes

On Your Side is a podcast series brought to you by AMI Insurance. You'll hear wonderful, heart-warming stories of Kiwis who have found their sense of purpose by helping others. From caring for foster children, to a motorcycle accident that has turned hundreds of lives around, discover how their love and generosity make entire communities better. Be inspired, be astounded, and share the incredible journeys of the folk you’d love to have On Your Side.

On Your Side AMI Insurance

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

On Your Side is a podcast series brought to you by AMI Insurance. You'll hear wonderful, heart-warming stories of Kiwis who have found their sense of purpose by helping others. From caring for foster children, to a motorcycle accident that has turned hundreds of lives around, discover how their love and generosity make entire communities better. Be inspired, be astounded, and share the incredible journeys of the folk you’d love to have On Your Side.

    Love, support and helping kids in need: Linda Roil

    Love, support and helping kids in need: Linda Roil

    In the latest episode of AMI’s On Your Side podcast, host Sam Wallace speaks to Linda Roil the founder of Kids in Need.

    After surviving an abusive relationship and facing life as a single mother with no financial support, Linda not only cared for her own four children, but also made time to foster and care for 23 children in need. 

    Inspired by these children Linda later founded Kids In Need – an organisation that strives to ensure that no child in the Waikato region goes into foster care without a bag to call their own.

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    • 30 min
    Trauma, courage and silver linings: Mark Bruce

    Trauma, courage and silver linings: Mark Bruce

    In the latest episode of AMI’s On Your Side podcast, host Sam Wallace
    interviews Mark Bruce, executive chairman of the Amputees Federation of New
    Zealand. At just 24 years old, Mark became an amputee after a catastrophic motorcycle accident. He is now dedicated to helping other amputees understand that losing a limb doesn't mean living any less of a life.

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    • 22 min
    Rebellion, opportunity and purpose: Jessy Moffatt

    Rebellion, opportunity and purpose: Jessy Moffatt

    In the latest episode of AMI’s On Your Side podcast host Sam Wallace meets Jessy Moffatt – founder of the Coast to Coast Rangers, an organisation that gives kids the tools to navigate life's challenges by competing in one of the toughest multi-sports events in the world. She talks about her rebellious teen years, the joys and challenges of working with underprivileged kids, and finding her higher purpose.

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    • 36 min
    Love, uncertainty and care: Lisa Paget

    Love, uncertainty and care: Lisa Paget

    In this episode of AMI’s On Your Side podcast host Sam Wallace meets Lisa Paget who is the driving force behind Cuddle Hearts – an initiative to help premature babies and their parents in their time of need. She talks about motherhood, the tragedy of losing the love of her life, and finding meaning again by helping mothers and their new-born babies.

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    • 31 min
    Joy, kindness and caring: Sarah Page

    Joy, kindness and caring: Sarah Page

    In episode two of AMI’s On Your Side podcast host Sam Wallace interviews Sarah Page, founder of the Kindness Collective – a charity that connects children and families with everything from everyday essentials to moments of joy. Sarah talks about her experience with post-natal depression, raising a son with autism, and starting a charity that has grown beyond her wildest imagination.

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    • 26 min
    Grief, change and resilience: Dr Maysoon Salama

    Grief, change and resilience: Dr Maysoon Salama

    In the first episode of AMI’s On Your Side podcast host Sam Wallace interviews Dr Maysoon Salama whose son Ata Mohammad Ata Elayyan, 33, was killed in the Christchurch terrorist attacks. Dr Salama has written a book Aya and the Butterfly to help children – including her own granddaughter – to come to terms with grief, cope with change and build resilience.

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    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

tathtu ,

Uplifting and genuine

Two episodes in and there has already been countless goosebumps, a lump or two in my throat and very humbling stories. Will make you want to be a better human!

mr hammmmisssshhhhh ,

Heartwarming and real

Lovely stories that reveal the true nature of New Zealanders who are always on your side when you need them.

Aeirinf ,

Feel good stories

Just what we need about now!

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