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Prime Minister to Present the 100,000th KidsCan Raincoat

Friday, 4 July 2014, 11:32 am | KidsCan

To mark the milestone of 100,000 raincoats provided to lower decile schools around New Zealand the KidsCan Charitable Trust has invited the Prime Minister the Rt Hon John Key, Minister of Social Development the Hon Paula Bennett and National List ... More >>

Free Dental Treatments Given to Needy Kiwi Families

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 2:30 pm | KidsCan

Over $170,000 of Free Dental Treatments Given to Needy Kiwi Families on Kidscan Lumino Day 2014 More >>

Kidscan Nitbusters Determined to Beat Head Lice Scourge

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 12:44 pm | KidsCan

KidsCan is calling in the NitBusters to help schools and parents beat the scourge of head lice harming our children. Head lice infestations recur intermittently in all schools throughout New Zealand. But in many lower decile schools supported by ... More >>

KidsCan Programmes working but more support needed

Tuesday, 28 January 2014, 1:47 pm | KidsCan

Low decile schools in the KidsCan Charitable Trust scheme are praising the positive impact the organisation's food, shoes, clothing and health initiatives are having on the learning ability of children experiencing food insecurity, deprivation and ... More >>

The Block NZ teams up with KidsCan

Wednesday, 16 October 2013, 10:10 am | KidsCan

The Block NZ has been one of this winter’s top-rating television programmes, generating strong public interest and support for the four competing teams. This weekend, the homes are being opened up for public viewing on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October ... More >>

Lumino the Dentists Teams Up with Kidscan to Make Kids Smile

Thursday, 18 April 2013, 3:27 pm | KidsCan

A simple “Get Brushing” message is behind a new partnership between KidsCan and New Zealand’s leading dental provider, Lumino The Dentists, which hopes to improve dental health in Kiwi children. More >>

KidsCan Provides 22500 Meals a Week for Kiwi Kids in Poverty

Monday, 4 February 2013, 3:09 pm | KidsCan

2013 will be the biggest year yet for children’s charity KidsCan. Supported by the community, businesses, government, and thousands of individual donors, KidsCan has been providing support for the growing number of disadvantaged children in our ... More >>

The Warehouse goes Crackers for KidsCan

Tuesday, 8 January 2013, 3:08 pm | KidsCan

Warehouse Stores throughout New Zealand have sold an incredible 101,175 KidsCan charity Christmas Crackers during their annual appeal to support New Zealand children living in poverty. More >>

The Warehouse goes Crackers for KidsCan

Monday, 7 January 2013, 2:55 pm | KidsCan

Warehouse Stores throughout New Zealand have sold an incredible 101,175 KidsCan charity Christmas Crackers during their annual appeal to support New Zealand children living in poverty. More >>

Seven Years of KidsCan Has Helped 46,000 Children

Friday, 3 August 2012, 3:18 pm | KidsCan

MEDIA RELEASE August 4th 2012 Seven Years of KidsCan Has Helped 46,000 Children Seven years of practical help to reduce the impact of poverty on educational achievement in our low decile schools is being marked this weekend with a big thankyou to the ... More >>

112 Day Challenge: Back to School without the Basics

Tuesday, 24 January 2012, 10:35 am | KidsCan

Hundreds of New Zealand children living in poverty will start their school year unable to fully engage in getting a good education. They will walk through the school gates with little or no food to sustain them during the day, inappropriate or inadequate ... More >>

KidsCan Calls for Community to Address Child Poverty

Wednesday, 23 November 2011, 12:31 pm | KidsCan

A wakeup call for a community focus on combating the causes of hunger and disease afflicting our children has come from KidsCan Charitable Trust chief executive Julie Helson following broadcast of the “Inside Child Poverty” documentary on TV3. More >>

KidsCan Charitable Trust: Santa’s Run for a Good Cause

Friday, 4 November 2011, 2:02 pm | KidsCan

On the 7th of December hundreds of people dressed in Santa suits will take to the streets in Whangarei, Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin for the KidsCan 'Great New Zealand Santa Run' supported by The Athletes Foot, ... More >>

KidsCan Charitable Trust: Monster Car Helps Chch Kids

Thursday, 13 October 2011, 12:12 pm | KidsCan

A monster car is being auctioned on Trade me with all proceeds going to children’s charity KidsCan. MotorWeb had the car built to raise awareness of the need to get a history check before you buy a used car. For the past few years the Monster Car ... More >>

KidsCan Announces ‘In Our Own Backyard’ Child Sponsorship

Tuesday, 3 May 2011, 12:52 pm | KidsCan

The KidsCan Charitable Trust today announced the re-launch of ‘In Our Own Backyard’. The programme enables caring Kiwis to offer ongoing financial support to disadvantaged Kiwi children, 100% of which will be used to provide the basics they are missing ... More >>

Exclusive RIO Premiere to Benefit Disadvantaged Children

Monday, 21 March 2011, 3:18 pm | KidsCan

Tickets on sale now on Trade Me for NZ premiere of the movie RIO http://www.trademe.co.nz/Travel-events-activities/Event-tickets/Other/auction-362918565.htm More >>

Kiwi Kids in Need Receive Gift From Ali Williams

Thursday, 9 September 2010, 3:25 pm | KidsCan

New Zealand charity, KidsCan StandTall, handed out their 50,000th raincoat with the help of All Blacks hero Ali Williams to children in need today at The Waitakere Trust Stadium. More >>

Kiwi Kids In Need Receive Gift From Ali Williams

Tuesday, 7 September 2010, 4:51 pm | KidsCan

New Zealand charity, KidsCan StandTall, are set to hand out their 50,000th raincoat with the help of All Blacks hero Ali Williams to children in need on Thursday 9th September at The Waitakere Trust Stadium. More >>

The World’s Largest Pavlova

Wednesday, 4 August 2010, 4:56 pm | KidsCan

This Friday morning, Christchurch chef Aaron Campbell will unveil his 50 square metre pavlova inside ChristChurch Cathedral. More >>

MPs Bare Their Soles for Kiwi Kids in Need

Wednesday, 28 July 2010, 4:52 pm | KidsCan

In attendance (L-R): MP Grant Robertson, MP Metiria Turei , MP Todd McClay, Hon. Paula Bennett, MP Cam Calder, KidsCan CEO Julie Helson, Hon. Phil Goff More >>

 

 

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