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Strong & Enduring Approach Needed to Reduce Child Poverty

Friday, 24 November 2017, 9:47 am | Barnardos

Barnardos has joined together with a wide range of other child-focused organisations to endorse the Children’s Commissioner’s call for cross-party consensus on reducing child poverty. More >>

Why it’s an exciting time for children

Friday, 10 November 2017, 1:55 pm | Barnardos

Why it’s an exciting time for children in Aotearoa New Zealand – but we can’t afford to be complacent By Claire Achmad More >>

An Aotearoa New Zealand Where Every Child Shines Brightly

Monday, 6 November 2017, 10:19 am | Barnardos

An Aotearoa New Zealand Where Every Child Shines Brightly – Barnardos Briefing to the Incoming Government More >>

Opening Ceremony for Barnardos New Early Learning Centre

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 9:22 am | Barnardos

Today is the opening ceremony for Barnardos latest Early Learning Centre in Central Wellington. This Early Learning centre is conveniently located on Webb Street (at the top end of Cuba Street) and will soon become a second home for up to 52 Kiwi ... More >>

What’s Up Helpline Extends Hours to Help More Kiwi Kids

Friday, 1 September 2017, 9:08 am | Barnardos

Barnardos’ 0800 What’s Up kids helpline is extending its hours from 1 September. “The extended hours each day mean that we can answer over 120 calls per week that otherwise would’ve gone unanswered”, says Karen Billings, Operations Manager ... More >>

Working together to do more for kiwi kids

Monday, 19 June 2017, 2:27 pm | Barnardos

Working together to do more for kiwi kids ”Creating a bright future for all children in Aotearoa New Zealand is achievable, and we must all work together to make it happen’, says Barnardos, the leading children’s charity. More >>

New Zealand Ranked 34 in Children’s Well-Being and Rights

Friday, 16 June 2017, 10:52 am | Barnardos

Barnardos says a new report placing New Zealand 34th out of 41 developed countries is a reminder that we must do more to protect the well-being and rights of all children in New Zealand. More >>

Public spending needs to do more for Kiwi kids

Friday, 26 May 2017, 4:43 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos says Budget 2017 will help some children, but more needs to be done so that all New Zealand children benefit from public spending. More >>

Barnardos calls for universal child payment

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 12:32 pm | Barnardos

“We must ensure that all our nation’s children get the best possible start in life. A start that sees them flourishing in childhood and productive in adulthood”, says Barnardos Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Sanders. More >>

Barnardos welcomes investment in vulnerable children

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 9:22 am | Barnardos

Every child in Aotearoa New Zealand deserves a great start in life, and investing in our most at-risk children as early as possible helps build stronger whānau and communities and a stronger country. More >>

Caring for 120 kids brings joys and challenges

Friday, 10 March 2017, 3:31 pm | Barnardos

Alongside raising four children of their own (including an adopted daughter) the pair have cared for more than 120 children over the past 30 years as Barnardos foster carers in Auckland. More >>

Increased child helpline capacity following Kaikoura quakes

Friday, 25 November 2016, 11:47 am | Barnardos

Barnardos service 0800 What’s Up, New Zealand’s most-accessed counselling helplines for children, has more counsellors available following the November 14 Kaikoura Earthquake and the resulting aftershocks. More >>

Barnardos welcomes Budget help for children, more needed

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 4:58 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos welcomes the Budget’s prioritised social investment and extra funding and support for children and young people. More >>

Barnardos welcomes Budget help for children

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 4:51 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos welcomes the Budget’s prioritised social investment and extra funding and support for children and young people. More >>

Barnardos welcomes recommendations

Friday, 8 April 2016, 9:29 am | Barnardos

Barnardos – one of New Zealand’s largest providers of children’s social services – has welcomed the findings of a review that sets out recommendations for a future operating model for Child, Youth and Family, and seeks to provide better lives for ... More >>

Recommendations on care of vulnerable children welcomed

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 5:30 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos – one of New Zealand’s largest providers of children’s social services – has welcomed the findings of a review that sets out recommendations for a future operating model for Child, Youth and Family, and seeks to provide better lives for ... More >>

Families encouraged to talk together about flag referendum

Friday, 11 March 2016, 12:28 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos New Zealand is encouraging parents and grandparents to talk to the young people in their lives about the current flag referendum before they vote. More >>

Urgent need for Auckland foster carers

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 5:22 pm | Barnardos

With national Foster Care Awareness Week kicking off on Children’s Day on Sunday, Barnardos New Zealand is calling for more Aucklanders to consider fostering a child. More >>

Barnardos foster carers share their story

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 5:21 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos foster carers Nykki and Dave have given love and care to ten Auckland children in need over the past year. More >>

Barnardos There for Support on Quake Anniversary

Friday, 19 February 2016, 2:52 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos New Zealand is encouraging children and families to reach out for support if they’re feeling anxious around the upcoming anniversary of 2011’s Canterbury earthquake. More >>

 

 

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