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21-year-old Starts Initiative To Spread Joy To Kiwis In Wake Of Coronavirus

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, April 7, 2020: Alexia Preston, 21-year-old student, has recently launched online mental health and wellbeing initiative - a first-of-its-kind website providing fun and friendly tips, tricks, and insights on how to thrive in isolation.

"I created this to spread as much joy as possible in a very scary, uncertain time for many," remarks Alexia Preston, founder of "Isomate is here to deliver joy and excitement - to be your mate while you isolate".

Despite launching only two weeks ago, has already seen just over 3,000 unique visitors to the site, including people from Australia, the United States, the United Kingdom, and South East Asia. provides witty insights to challenges that kiwis are facing in this lockdown - such as the nationwide conundrum of the lack of flour in supermarkets. Their article 'The 10 Best Flourless Baking Recipes For a Lockdown, is among their most popular, along with 'Isomate's Top 150 Free Courses You Can Take Online,' and 'The Importance of A Nook'.

"Isomate is a great concept to help through this period of self-isolation, to stay connected and be inspired," said Leslie Preston, founder of Bachcare.

Our goal is to spread this joy as far and wide as possible during this time. Come have a look at and share to help kiwis in need of a mate, and a smile.

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