Advice to My 22-Year-Old Self

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The man behind NZ Box Office success story James & Isey gives us an insight into the highs and lows of his career, with some advice he wishes he knew 22 years ago.
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Rawiri Paratene is bringing the curtain down on an iconic career. He shares his best advice before he steps out of the spotlight.
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Jade Kake's worked hard to overcome external and self-doubt to thrive in her creative field. Her advice to her younger self is relatable and relevant.
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Ross Murray. Photo: Swift & Click Photography
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Ross Murray gives us a downright honest view - he is still trying to work it out, and always will be. And that is perfectly ok.
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The Big Idea Editor
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One of Aotearoa's most respected performing artists has a simple - but crucial - piece of advice that could shift how you approach your creativity.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Taiaroa Royal has done it all in his chosen field, with some difficult decisions along the way. Here's what he knows now - that he wishes he knew then.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Veteran performer Fraser Hooper knows all about clowning around - but he's got some serious words of advice he wishes he knew a few decades ago.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Nomi Cohen's been there - the disappointment and frustration. Now she's sharing her wisdom of how to work through it and find your creative happiness and satisfaction.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Tui Mamaki's path has been the one less travelled, but travelled well. She pours her soul into some poignant advice about having faith in yourself and taking the plunge.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Tim Bray's been a mainstay of Aotearoa's creative community - and has had his fair share of life lessons. Here are some of pearls of wisdom he'd deliver to his younger self.
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The Big Idea Editor