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Red Nose Day is right on the nose with a month of fun

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 11:49 am | Cure Kids

Red Nose Day is right on the nose with a month of fun challenges ahead for those passionate about helping cure Kiwi kids More >>

Shining light on IBD in Kiwi kids

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 10:25 am | Cure Kids

A leading paediatric gastroenterologist and Cure Kids’ newest Chair of Paediatric Research says New Zealand has some of the highest rates of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in the developed world and he’s committed to doing something about it More >>

National stillbirth prevention campaign launches

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 9:02 am | Cure Kids

From today, pregnant women in New Zealand will benefit from a public health campaign providing vital information that could reduce the number of stillborn babies during late stages of pregnancy. More >>

Hope for New Zealand kids battling cancer

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 9:28 am | Cure Kids

An innovative child cancer clinical trial launches today which aims to use a state-of-the-art genetic test to improve outcomes and quality of life for New Zealand children with difficult-to-treat and relapsed forms of cancer. More >>

Cure Kids’ 10 million dollar commitment to child health

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 9:26 am | Cure Kids

Cure Kids, New Zealand’s leading non-government funder of child health research, has reached its biggest funding milestone, currently supporting more than $10 million of child health research, it was announced today. More >>

Thousands of Kiwis set to rock red noses for Red Nose Day

Friday, 29 September 2017, 1:55 pm | Cure Kids

Today, thousands of New Zealanders will roll out their red noses for Red Nose Day, an iconic day to put the spotlight on vital child health research. More >>

Growth charts for NZ children to undergo mobile makeover

Friday, 8 September 2017, 12:46 pm | Cure Kids

A novel interactive growth chart for babies and young children is being developed in a bid to help tackle childhood obesity in New Zealand. More >>

Kiwis take on Red Nose Day challenges for health research

Monday, 4 September 2017, 1:30 pm | Cure Kids

Tomorrow [ September 1 ], Cure Kids launches its national Red Nose Day appeal, challenging Kiwis to take on a variety of activities during September to raise funds and awareness for child health research. More >>

Superhero Saturday to help fight Superbugs

Friday, 26 May 2017, 2:57 pm | Cure Kids

Customers visiting Briscoes or Rebel Sport stores this weekend could find themselves served at the checkout by Superman, Wonder Woman or possibly even Captain America with staff donning superhero outfits all in aid of fighting superbugs. More >>

Native fungi could hold the answer to antibiotic resistance

Monday, 8 May 2017, 10:26 am | Cure Kids

Amid growing concern over the need to combat antibiotic resistance – considered one of the greatest public health threats of the modern age – a campaign has been launched to determine if a collection of fungi, unique to New Zealand and the Pacific, ... More >>

Cure Kids $10 Queenstown Challenge kicks off today

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 10:29 am | Cure Kids

More than 50 people have set off on a quest to travel from Auckland to Queenstown spending no more than $10. More >>

Fund for innovative child health research launched

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 2:52 pm | Cure Kids

A multi-million dollar funding pool to foster research that delivers tangible benefits to New Zealand children and their families was launched today. More >>

$800,000 of funding into new child health research projects

Monday, 19 December 2016, 11:44 am | Cure Kids

Cure Kids has today announced the recipients of just over $800,000 in grants to fund vital child health research projects throughout the country. More >>

Race to save children from killer disease

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 3:09 pm | Cure Kids

The Bachelor couple Art Green and Matilda Rice have returned from a “life-changing” trip to Fiji where they took part in the ultimate test of endurance to raise money and awareness of rheumatic heart disease – a disease that affects one in 50 Fijian ... More >>

Everyone Nose someone who needs a cure

Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 2:05 pm | Cure Kids

Over 130,000 Red Nose Day noses are making their way into the hands of Kiwis around the country, as Cure Kids gears up for its most REDiculous Red Nose Day yet. More >>

Cure Kids teams up with All Blacks to make a difference

Monday, 8 August 2016, 9:26 am | Cure Kids

Cure Kids, New Zealand’s leading non-government funder of child health research, today launched a new campaign, in partnership with NZ Rugby and the All Blacks, to raise awareness for the need to invest in medical research to improve health outcomes ... More >>

Genetic link uncovered in cardiac deaths in young people

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 10:56 am | Cure Kids

Research into sudden cardiac death has found that 27 percent of unexplained deaths in young people resulted from a previously undiagnosed genetic mutation. More >>

Team Cure Kids Focus on Fundraising at GODZone

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 4:58 pm | Cure Kids

Raising funds and awareness for Cure Kids will be the focus of Cure Kids team members Rob Nichol, Richie McCaw, Sarah Fairmaid and Ben Meyer when they step across the GODZone event start line this Saturday in the Nelson/Tasman district. More >>

Fund to Improve Health Outlook for Disadvantaged Children

Friday, 18 December 2015, 1:23 pm | Cure Kids

New Fund to Improve Health Outlook for Disadvantaged Children A new programme of interventional research that has the potential to make a significant and long lasting improvement to the health of disadvantaged young New Zealanders will commence in ... More >>

Famous Faces Share the Joy of Giving to Help Cure Kids

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 10:46 am | Cure Kids

This festive season, Auckland’s newest duty free retailer, The Loop Duty Free has teamed up with New Zealand charity, Cure Kids to help share the Joy of Giving. More >>



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