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NZ’s Only Child And Teen Phone Counselling Service Launches Campaign Following 31% Increase In Chats Over The Last Year

Saturday, 24 July 2021, 4:34 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos 0800 What’s Up counselling service has launched a nationwide two-month campaign with partners MediaWorks Foundation and OfficeMax to help reach children who need support, following a large 31% increase in online chats from children and ... More >>

Release Of Child Poverty Stats Show Some Progress, But Not Enough In Light Of Covid-19

Tuesday, 23 February 2021, 12:41 pm | Barnardos

Children’s advocacy collective Five to Thrive is calling for immediate increases to income support, in the wake of the release of the official annual Child Poverty statistics by Stats NZ today. Dr Claire Achmad, General Manager Advocacy at Barnardos, ... More >>

Barnardos Shares Children’s Dreams For The Decade To Mark World Children’s Day 2020

Friday, 20 November 2020, 11:51 am | Barnardos

Barnardos is today marking World Children’s Day 2020 with the launch of the “Dreams for the Decade Online Gallery”, showcasing artwork and poetry by New Zealand children expressing their dreams for the next decade. The launch of the Gallery at www.dreamsforthedecade.nz ... More >>

Barnardos Shares Children’s Dreams For The Decade To Mark World Children’s Day 2020

Friday, 20 November 2020, 6:08 am | Barnardos

Barnardos is today marking World Children’s Day 2020 with the launch of the “Dreams for the Decade Online Gallery”, showcasing artwork and poetry by New Zealand children expressing their dreams for the next decade. The launch of the Gallery at www.dreamsforthedecade.nz ... More >>

Barnardos NZ Asks Aotearoa To Step Up For Children Experiencing Family Violence This Month

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 9:03 am | Barnardos

Over 3 weeks this October, we're calling for Aotearoa to step up and take 10,000 steps a day to support New Zealand children affected by family violence. It has been a tough year for the children of Aotearoa, but for some it’s been especially hard. ... More >>

Supporting Whānau Experiencing Family Harm At Heart Of New Multi-disciplinary Hub Te Taanga Manawa

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 8:05 am | Barnardos

Te Taanga Manawa is a joint initiative and will house Police, the District Health Board including mental health, the Ministry of Social Development, Corrections, Oranga Tamariki and Kāinga Ora along with Te Whare Ruruhau o Meri, Te Iwi o Ngāti Kahu, ... More >>

Calling On Aotearoa’s Children And Young People To Share Their Hopes And Dreams For The Decade

Monday, 22 June 2020, 9:29 am | Barnardos

There’s one month to go for children and young people from around Aotearoa to enter Dreams for the Decade. Barnardos is calling on Aotearoa’s youngest generations to get involved by 20 July. Barnardos is Aotearoa’s national children’s charity, ... More >>

Budget A Good First Step In Recovery, Acknowledging More Needed For Children, Whānau In Long-term

Friday, 15 May 2020, 7:24 am | Barnardos

Budget 2020 a good first step in COVID-19 recovery, acknowledging more needed for children and whānau in the long-term Barnardos says that although more investment will be needed to address the long-term challenges facing children, whānau, and ... More >>

Barnardos Calls For Budget 2020 To Invest In Children, Whānau And Those Who Help Them

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 3:34 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos, Aotearoa’s national children’s charity shaping brighter futures together with children and families, says that tomorrow’s Budget 2020 must have a strong focus on children, whānau and the organisations that help them. Barnardos Chief ... More >>

Barnardos Welcomes Government Social Wellbeing Announcement Putting People At The Centre

Thursday, 20 February 2020, 4:46 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos is today welcoming the Minister of Social Development’s announcement of a new ‘social wellbeing approach’. Speaking from the official launch of the new approach in Tamaki Makaurau today, Barnardos’ Chief Executive Mike Munnelly ... More >>

Barnardos welcomes 10 Year Early Learning Action Plan

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 3:06 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos welcomes He taonga te tamaiti - the 10 Year Early Learning Action Plan recently published by the Ministry of Education. Barnardos particularly welcomes the theme of the Action Plan: every child a taonga. The plan recognises that every ... More >>

Barnardos marks 30 years of children’s rights with picnic

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 9:14 am | Barnardos

Today on Universal Children’s Day, Barnardos is marking the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, the international law setting out the rights that all children have. It is an essential tool, making clear what ... More >>

Barnardos celebrates 50 years of helping NZ children

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 11:51 am | Barnardos

Today Barnardos New Zealand hosted our 2019 Annual General Meeting at Te Wharewaka o Poneke in Te Whanganui-a-Tara. It was a celebration of Barnardos’ work over the past year supporting almost 50,000 children and young people and working at family, ... More >>

Barnardos on new national Suicide Prevention Strategy

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 6:52 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos says new national Suicide Prevention Strategy and Action Plan a crucial ingredient in driving change More >>

Barnardos says new independent report busts myths

Monday, 2 September 2019, 12:40 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos, New Zealand’s national children’s charity working towards the vision of ‘An Aotearoa New Zealand where every child shines bright’, says that a new independent report published today busts some myths about the funding situation the ... More >>

Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy an essential platform

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 3:17 pm | Barnardos

Leading New Zealand children’s charity Barnardos says that the New Zealand Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy – the first of its kind – is an essential platform for creating significant change for children and young people. More >>

Child and youth participation in government policy

Monday, 24 June 2019, 11:12 am | Barnardos

Barnardos is today welcoming the release of the report ‘Are We Listening? – Children’s Participation Rights in Government Policy’ from the Children’s Convention Monitoring Group. The report focusses on children and young people’s right to participate ... More >>

Barnardos has high hopes for Budget 2019

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 6:14 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos hopes Budget 2019 will build momentum towards An Aotearoa New Zealand where every child shines bright More >>

An Aotearoa where every child shines bright

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 6:00 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos, Aotearoa’s national children’s charitable NGO working towards the vision of ‘An Aotearoa where every child shines bright’, says it is pleased to see children and their families and whānau prioritised in Budget 2019. More >>

Barnardos welcomes Gov response to mental health inquiry

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 4:33 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos welcomes Government response to Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry, but says strong focus on child and youth mental health is urgently needed More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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