VIDEO: Maggie Lee's Story

Posted Wednesday 01 Apr 2020

The simple act of swallowing must be re-learned for many people who've had a stroke. Maggie-Lee Huckabee (pictured above) and her team at the University of Canterbury Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research are world-leaders in stroke rehabilitation, cough-reflex and swallowing disorders. Together they bring hope to people that 'everybody else has given up on'.

Click here to watch Maggie Lee's story

Braveheart Christchurch is a social media profile series telling the stories of inspiring people with brave hearts from Canterbury. It began two years ago, and is now up to it's 53rd episode. WIFT members Vanessa Wells (director) and Emma Smart (cinematographer and editor) have worked on the last 20 episodes together.

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Show us your work!

Posted Wednesday 01 Apr 2020

Your fellow WIFT members are multi-talented and working on a variety of stories! This issue we share some of their work with you. If you want to be showcased in the next issue, send an email to Let's help our fellow WIFTi's by driving their numbers up! There is some lovely content here for you to watch, make the most of it!