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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 >>

Frances Benge appointed Chief Executive of Cure Kids

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 5:27 pm | Cure Kids

Frances Benge is returning to New Zealand from Hong Kong to take up the role of CEO at Cure Kids on 1 December 2015. More >>

All Blacks official supporters song to cure kids released

Friday, 11 September 2015, 11:10 am | Cure Kids

The official All Blacks supporters song, “Team Ball Player Thing”, has been released today by charity partner Cure Kids, featuring an impressive line-up of Kiwi entertainers and the players themselves ahead of the team’s international campaign. More >>

Kiwis get REDiculous for Red Nose Day appeal

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 5:13 pm | Cure Kids

Thousands of Kiwis around the country are taking part in the iconic Red Nose Day appeal (Friday 21st August) to raise money for vital medical research into dozens of serious illnesses that affect our children. More >>

Rugby Takes on Adventure Racing to Help Cure Kids

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 9:50 am | Cure Kids

Meet the Cure Kids team: NZRPA CEO Rob Nichol, former All Black Ian Jones, former Blues player Ben Meyer and adventure racer Sia Svendsen says GODZone will be “nothing compared to what the Cure Kids ambassadors and their families face every day”. More >>

Red Nose Day raises over $1 mil for child health research

Monday, 25 August 2014, 11:53 am | Cure Kids

For the first 22 days of August, Kiwis helped paint the country red for a serious cause and raised $1,042,267 for vital child health research. More >>

Qantas Takes Cure Kids Ambassadors on a Trip of a Lifetime

Friday, 9 May 2014, 5:29 pm | Cure Kids

Today marks a ten year partnership between Cure Kids and Qantas, as six Auckland-based children living with life-threatening illnesses are taken on a trip of a lifetime on the annual ‘Ticket to Hope Australia.’ More >>

Comedy for Cure Kids: Good Sports’ Screens Tomorrow

Thursday, 22 August 2013, 6:46 pm | Cure Kids

It was one of the television events of 2012. Now Comedy for Cure Kids is back, bringing together world class sports people, the cream of New Zealand comedians, and a raft of local and international celebrities to make Friday, August 23 the funniest night ... More >>

Businesses bush bash to help cure kids

Thursday, 18 April 2013, 7:24 pm | Cure Kids

This weekend the racing starts – and there’s not a V8 to be seen. In contrast to the smell of petrol there’s plenty of fresh air as corporate hot-shots navigate New Zealand’s back blocks. Instead of navigating intranets, teams of four will ... More >>

Contact Tri helps Cure Kids

Thursday, 4 April 2013, 3:31 pm | Cure Kids

Kiwi kids who live with a life-threatening illness could be better off, thanks to the $89,000 raised by the thousands of New Zealanders who challenged themselves in this season’s Contact Tri Series. More >>

New Zealand Sport Unites to Inspire New Zealand to Cure Kids

Friday, 15 February 2013, 11:58 am | Cure Kids

Cure Kids is promising a Red Nose Day full of sport and laughter this year with the support of some of New Zealand’s best and brightest sporting and comedic talents. More >>

Comedy for Cure Kids Raises $1.3million

Saturday, 25 August 2012, 1:30 pm | Cure Kids

The TV3 comedy event Red Nose Day: Comedy for Cure Kids ended at midnight (Friday 24 August) raising a massive $1,302,849 for medical research for New Zealand children. More >>

Star-studded line-up launches Red Nose Day to Cure Kids

Thursday, 2 August 2012, 11:24 am | Cure Kids

Star-studded line-up launches Red Nose Day to Cure Kids! Cure Kids' flagship campaign - Red Nose Day to Cure Kids - is underway with a star-studded line up of international icons helping to raise vital funds for child health research. More >>

Big names, big goals … and a NZ first for Cure Kids

Thursday, 28 June 2012, 3:20 pm | Cure Kids

Cure Kids is thrilled to announce that many of the world’s most famous Kiwis have teamed up for Red Nose Day to Cure Kids. More >>

Sheep, cupcakes and a rural woolshed perfect setting

Wednesday, 13 June 2012, 4:58 pm | Cure Kids

Put 15 kids, four pet sheep and the ultimate cupcake icing ‘heaven’ into a restored woolshed near Queenstown and you have the recipe for a perfect fun evening for children and their families living with life-threatening illnesses. More >>

Cure Kids’ Red Nose Day

Sunday, 26 June 2011, 11:14 am | Cure Kids

This year’s Cure Kids’ Red Nose Day will give Kiwi’s something to smile about, the much-loved national fundraiser is bigger than ever before 15 July, this year Red Nose Day will add much-needed colour and fun to our mid-winter days while making ... More >>

   

 

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