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Artists, celebrities use creativity to help keep kids safe

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 4:59 pm | Child Matters

Some household Kiwi names are getting their creative on in the name of protecting New Zealand children. And the public has the chance to do their bit by bidding on and buying the famous creations. More >>

Tauranga law firm leads the anti-child abuse charge

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 3:03 pm | Child Matters

Tauranga law firm Cooney Lees Morgan has again partnered with national child advocacy organisation Child Matters to participate in the fourth annual ‘Buddy Day’ - New Zealand’s only child abuse prevention awareness day. More >>

‘Buddies’ gets adults talking about child abuse prevention

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 2:20 pm | Child Matters

School children at Mount Maunganui Intermediate School are donning their creative hats in support of New Zealand’s annual child abuse prevention awareness day, Buddy Day, which is happening in the Tauranga on Friday, 14 November 2014. More >>

Children’s Teams Can Transform the Way We Protect Children

Thursday, 22 May 2014, 1:48 pm | Child Matters

Anthea Simcock, Chief Executive Officer of leading child abuse prevention organisation Child Matters, applauds Social Development minister Paula Bennett’s announcement of eight new Children’s Teams today, as they “provide an opportunity to transform ... More >>

Buddies get leaders talking about child abuse

Tuesday, 5 November 2013, 10:41 am | Child Matters

Buddies waiting for adoption on Buddy Day The country’s leaders are getting behind Buddy Day which aims to bring the nation’s awareness to the issue of child abuse and the role every adult has in keeping children safe. From the 12 – 15 November ... More >>

Sovereign takes principal partner role with Child Matters

Tuesday, 15 October 2013, 11:05 am | Child Matters

Child Matters today announced Sovereign New Zealand as the principal partner for its annual Buddy Day, New Zealand’s only community event aimed at raising awareness and starting conversations about the role every adult plays in preventing child abuse. More >>

Tips To Keep Children Safe This Holiday Season

Thursday, 20 December 2012, 10:30 am | Child Matters

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 20 December 2012 Tips To Keep Children Safe This Holiday Season More >>

Hamilton buzzing with talk about Buddies

Friday, 16 November 2012, 5:07 pm | Child Matters

A flat piece of cardboard decorated to look like a child certainly has no voice. But Hamilton business and community leaders today gave New Zealand’s real children a voice during Buddy Day through cardboard cut-out look-a-likes. More >>

Designing a better place for our children

Friday, 16 November 2012, 3:12 pm | Child Matters

Hamilton, New Zealand – An award winning architecture firm is taking the design of child safe environments to heart by supporting a New Zealand initiative that aims to raise awareness about child abuse and create conversations about what every adult ... More >>

10,000 conversations about child abuse prevention

Friday, 16 November 2012, 11:38 am | Child Matters

Hamilton, New Zealand – 335 people are expected to start around 10,000 conversations about child abuse prevention today in Hamilton. The annual child abuse prevention awareness campaign, Buddy Day, kicked off this morning at Claudelands Event Centre ... More >>

Buddies get ready for their big Buddy Day

Thursday, 15 November 2012, 5:35 pm | Child Matters

Hamilton, New Zealand – 335 cardboard children have been tucked in for an early night at the Claudelands Event Centre in Hamilton in preparation for Buddy Day tomorrow (Friday, 16 November), New Zealand’s second annual child abuse awareness day which ... More >>

International eyes on Buddy Day child protection campaign

Friday, 2 November 2012, 4:58 pm | Child Matters

Hamilton, New Zealand – As the annual child protection community awareness campaign Buddy Day gets underway today, one of New Zealand’s leading experts on child protection says her overseas counterparts are interested in the outcomes. Anthea Simcock, chief ... More >>

Child Matters delighted with White Paper priorities

Thursday, 11 October 2012, 2:06 pm | Child Matters

Amanda Meynell, Academic Services Manager of leading child abuse prevention organisation Child Matters, is delighted with the White Paper for Vulnerable Children, released today. More >>

Education and awareness can help decrease child abuse

Friday, 21 September 2012, 12:17 pm | Child Matters

National child advocacy organisation, Child Matters, is pleased to see a drop in the number of substantiated child abuse cases as reported by Child, Youth and Family (CYF) for the year ending June 2012. More >>

Buddies make a splash for child abuse awareness

Monday, 10 September 2012, 9:44 am | Child Matters

Hamilton, New Zealand – National child advocacy organisation, Child Matters, has announced New Zealand’s second annual child abuse awareness day, Buddy Day, is confirmed for 16 November 2012 in Hamilton. More >>

Inquiry ‘Balanced and comprehensive’ but more needed

Wednesday, 22 August 2012, 9:00 am | Child Matters

Leading child abuse prevention organisation Child Matters has described today’s Ministerial inquiry into the Employment of a Convicted Sex Offender in the Education Sector as ‘balanced and comprehensive’. More >>

Inquiry ‘Balanced and comprehensive’

Tuesday, 21 August 2012, 10:11 pm | Child Matters

Inquiry ‘Balanced and comprehensive’ but further steps critical Leading child abuse prevention organisation Child Matters has described today’s Ministerial inquiry into the Employment of a Convicted Sex Offender in the Education Sector as ‘balanced ... More >>

New resource helps organisations keep child abusers at bay

Friday, 17 August 2012, 8:36 am | Child Matters

Leading child advocate organisation, Child Matters, today launched a publication that it hopes will be used by every organisation in New Zealand that has staff coming into contact with children. More >>

Train our Professionals… Save our Children.

Wednesday, 25 July 2012, 2:48 pm | Child Matters

The Coroner’s report on the deaths of Chris and Cru Kahui has once again highlighted the need for child protection training of our professionals. This morning Dr Russell Wills, the Children’s Commissioner, Dr Patrick Kelly, Paediatrician and Paula Bennett, ... More >>

Train our Professionals… Save our Children

Wednesday, 25 July 2012, 1:54 pm | Child Matters

Train our Professionals… Save our Children. The Coroner’s report on the deaths of Chris and Cru Kahui has once again highlighted the need for child protection training of our professionals. This morning Dr Russell Wills, the Children’s Commissioner, ... More >>

 

 

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