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#73 Be. Dream Team inspires kids

From Dunedin to Auckland, the Be. Dream Team was out in force today, visiting schools and inspiring the next generation of New Zealand's leaders.

They visited kids of all ages and schools of all sizes as part of the Sir Peter Blake Trust Leadership Week initiative.

Minnie and 2012 Be. Leader Keke Brown headed off to Waiheke Island to share their leadership journeys with students (who listened very attentively by all accounts)!

Meanwhile, 2013 Be. Leader Jake Mills was visiting a school in his hometown of New Plymouth. He says the students left his session with ideas as well as knowledge of Be., disabled sport and leadership traits.

At Farm Cove, 2012 Be. Leader Anna Nelson spoke with pupils aged seven to 10, including class room monitors and school representatives. "They had prepared with really great leadership questions," says Anna.

And in Dunedin, 2013 Be. Leader John Marrable met students from Otago Girls High School.

"It was wonderful that the girls shared their dreams… from representing NZ in their chosen sport, becoming part of the medical branch of the armed forces, helping in environmental issues such as saving wolves, becoming a flight attendant, to owning a 1965 Mustang."

The 12-strong Be. Leaders group joined about 300 other leaders from all walks of life as part of the 2013 Dream Team.

Be. Leader alumnus Anna Nelson during her Dream Team school visitSays Sir Peter Blake Trust CEO, Shelley Campbell: "Success for us would be if thousands of students walk away from these sessions believing that 'if they can do it, I can too'."

 Here is Be. Leader alumnus Anna Nelson during her Dream Team school visit.