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ChildFund wheels in Christmas cheer with bikes in lights

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 5:23 pm | ChildFund

All around the world children will be dreaming about finding a shiny new bike under the tree on Christmas morning, but how about an entire tree of bikes? More >>

Our kids say: We are failing in our duty to protect them

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 8:57 am | ChildFund

Our kids say: We are failing in our duty to protect them More than a quarter of Kiwi kids say children’s right to be safe and protected isn’t being upheld in New Zealand, identifying protection from violence, abuse and murder as the most lacking. ... More >>

ChildFund launches appeal to help Ebola orphans

Friday, 17 October 2014, 10:17 am | ChildFund

ChildFund New Zealand is asking New Zealanders to contribute to an emergency appeal to support children orphaned and stigmatised by Ebola. More >>

Wanted - Dusty old bikes!

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 3:07 pm | ChildFund

Do you have a dusty old bicycle lurking in the garage, languishing in the garden shed or hiding in that eerie forgotten spot behind the house? Well, now you can give it a shiny new life for a great cause. More >>

Chance to rub shoulders with top business leaders nearly up

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 5:21 pm | ChildFund

New Zealanders have less than two days left to bid for a one-on-one business mentoring lunch with the decision makers at the top of some of New Zealand’s most-renowned companies. More >>

New Zealand’s top business leaders up for auction

Monday, 26 May 2014, 9:29 am | ChildFund

New Zealand’s top business leaders up for auction Entrepreneurs and CEOs of companies, from Coca-Cola to Trelise Cooper , Air New Zealand to The Warehouse will be taking part in a unique charity auction for ChildFund New Zealand. Twelve New Zealand business ... More >>

It’s official – the chicken came first

Monday, 18 March 2013, 11:26 am | ChildFund

Baby chicks have long been a hot Easter favourite among Kiwis trying to avoid calorie laden treats, and have featured in the top five choices of ChildFund’s Gifts that Grow purchases since the catalogue began in 2006, with over 56,000 being gifted to ... More >>

It’s the Camel that counts this Christmas

Thursday, 29 November 2012, 9:10 am | ChildFund

This Christmas, child sponsorship experts ChildFund New Zealand suggests Kiwis consider a gift guaranteed to get people talking this season. When shopping for that difficult person to buy for, a bonafide camel can leave a heart-warming impression. It doesn’t ... More >>

Kids more concerned about pollution than natural disasters

Tuesday, 20 November 2012, 11:09 am | ChildFund

Kiwi kids more concerned about pollution than natural disasters, shows unique global survey A global survey from ChildFund released today reveals New Zealand children are more concerned about pollution in our environment than they are of natural disasters. ... More >>

Schoolgirls secure red carpet line up

Monday, 12 November 2012, 10:00 am | ChildFund

A star-studded cast including Hobbit actor Mark Hadlow and other stars of the small screen to support ChildFund New Zealand at its ‘Pens against Poverty’ Gala Premiere. More >>

Well-known Kiwi Dads go bare this Father’s Day

Wednesday, 22 August 2012, 2:42 pm | ChildFund

ChildFund New Zealand and a host of well-known Kiwi dads are asking fathers around the country to bare their ‘souls’ and soles to help children in developing countries this Father’s Day, by asking them to go barefoot. More >>

Kiwi sisters tackle 700km Vietnamese cycling challenge

Wednesday, 20 June 2012, 10:29 am | ChildFund

Motivation to peddle the gruelling 700 kilometre cycling trek the length of Vietnam is never far from mind as two New Zealand sisters, Sally Hewlett and Kim McVinnie, raise funds and awareness for ChildFund’s Vietnam Appeal. They’re putting that ... More >>

ChildFund NZ provides unique inspiration this Mother's Day

Monday, 23 April 2012, 1:51 pm | ChildFund

Giving birth and becoming a mother is one of life’s defining moments, creating the opportunity for a lifetime of Mother’s Days. To do this safely, nearly 85% of Kiwi mums are registered with a lead maternity carer who provides professional ... More >>

Actors, playwrights join students for ‘Pens Against Poverty'

Tuesday, 13 March 2012, 1:24 pm | ChildFund

ChildFund New Zealand’s Young Playwrights Challenge, ‘Pens Against Poverty’ is fast gathering momentum with a respected line up of judges from New Zealand’s acting, writing and directing fraternity forming the judging panel, and school registrations ... More >>

ChildFund isn’t candy-coating the gift of bunnies on Easter

Monday, 12 March 2012, 10:27 am | ChildFund

ChildFund New Zealand isn’t candy-coating the gift of bunnies this Easter. While many of us spend money and indulge in multiple chocolate bunnies at Easter, for those living in the developing world the gift of real rabbits offers a far more practical ... More >>

Sow the seeds of love this Valentine’s Day

Wednesday, 1 February 2012, 1:37 pm | ChildFund

ChildFund is encouraging New Zealanders to reconsider the traditional Valentine’s Day bouquet, and sow the seeds of love instead with a gift of vegetable seeds to a family in the developing world. More >>

School students wanted for ‘Pens Against Poverty’

Tuesday, 31 January 2012, 2:09 pm | ChildFund

ChildFund New Zealand joins forces with leading playwright, actors and schools for inaugural national scriptwriting challenge More >>

Horn of Africa Food Crisis Emergency Appeal

Thursday, 7 July 2011, 4:30 pm | ChildFund

As a humanitarian crisis unfolds in the eastern Horn of Africa ChildFund New Zealand is asking New Zealanders to contribute to an emergency appeal to support children and families affected by the severe and ongoing drought. More >>

Marathon fundraiser for ChildFund New Zealand

Friday, 1 July 2011, 12:11 pm | ChildFund

Participants in the first ever Jerry Clayton BMW North Shore Marathon will be running for a good cause, with ChildFund New Zealand announced as the official charity for the event in August. More >>

Twenty-one years of ChildFund in New Zealand

Tuesday, 21 June 2011, 12:22 pm | ChildFund

A unique 21st birthday celebration takes place in Auckland on Wednesday (22 June) as a group of some of the longest serving child sponsors gather to celebrate 21 years of supporting children in developing countries through ChildFund New Zealand. More >>



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