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Introducing 'Common Ground' web-series

Every family has different challenges to overcome, and different ways of dealing with those challenges.

Follow our Common Ground families as they tackle the big issues faced by everyday kiwis, and have your say on how they could work together to get through it.

Our episode list:

Ep1: What Now

Ep1: What Now

Meet Jacob, a 17-year-old who’s trying to maintain a relationship with his biological father and butting heads with his mother. His behaviour escalates and he begins to challenge the household rules.

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Ep2: In Memory

Ep2: In Memory

Meet Sophie, a young girl trying to cope with her loss and grief. While her family are doing their best to support her, they are also managing their own feelings and finding it hard to connect.

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Ep 3: Me, Myself, and I

Ep 3: Me, Myself, and I

Gabe is a Samoan teen who has recently become more aware of his attraction to other boys, and feels that there is no one around him who would understand what he’s going through.

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Ep4: The Things We Don’t Say

Ep4: The Things We Don’t Say

Amy is teenager who is keeping her boyfriend secret from her mother, in an effort to protect her mum while she is managing her own marriage break-up.

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