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New approach is needed for our children

Friday, 28 September 2018, 2:49 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos welcomes the Government’s announcement of a renewed emphasis to reduce family and sexual violence. More >>

Barnardos recognises outstanding leadership of out-going CEO

Monday, 3 September 2018, 10:49 am | Barnardos

The Barnardos Board is today leading tributes recognising the outstanding leadership of Chief Executive Jeff Sanders, who will vacate the Chief Executive role early next year. More >>

Barnardos on home-based early childhood education

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 4:40 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos says proposals on home-based early childhood education are a step in the right direction Barnardos welcomes Government’s proposals published this week to improve home-based early childhood education (ECE) in Aotearoa New Zealand. These ... More >>

Barnardos welcomes Budget 2018 and its positive impact

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 4:40 pm | Barnardos

Jeff Sanders, Chief Executive, says Barnardos welcomes the Government’s commitment to making Aotearoa New Zealand the best place in the world to be a child. Mr Sanders says that “Barnardos is pleased to see the Government investing in a range of initiatives ... More >>

Barnardos welcomes funding for family violence services

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 4:17 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos is welcoming the Prime Minister’s announcement that frontline family violence services will get a significant funding boost in this year’s Budget. More >>

Barnardos welcomes boost to mental health support

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 4:48 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos says the Prime Minister’s announcement today that Canterbury children will receive more mental health support should help make a positive difference to children’s health and well-being. Claire Achmad, Barnardos Manager – Advocacy, ... More >>

Child Poverty Bill a new start for children’s rights in NZ

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 12:45 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos says that the introduction of the Child Poverty Reduction Bill today signals a new start for children’s rights and well-being in our country, presenting a renewed opportunity to work together to make Aotearoa New Zealand a place where every child ... More >>

Barnardos welcomes the Government’s strong focus on children

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 4:24 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos welcomes the Government’s strong focus on children in the Government’s Families Package and Budget Policy Statement 2018 announced today. More >>

Strong & Enduring Approach Needed to Reduce Child Poverty

Friday, 24 November 2017, 9:47 am | Barnardos

Barnardos has joined together with a wide range of other child-focused organisations to endorse the Children’s Commissioner’s call for cross-party consensus on reducing child poverty. More >>

Why it’s an exciting time for children

Friday, 10 November 2017, 1:55 pm | Barnardos

Why it’s an exciting time for children in Aotearoa New Zealand – but we can’t afford to be complacent By Claire Achmad More >>

An Aotearoa New Zealand Where Every Child Shines Brightly

Monday, 6 November 2017, 10:19 am | Barnardos

An Aotearoa New Zealand Where Every Child Shines Brightly – Barnardos Briefing to the Incoming Government More >>

Opening Ceremony for Barnardos New Early Learning Centre

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 9:22 am | Barnardos

Today is the opening ceremony for Barnardos latest Early Learning Centre in Central Wellington. This Early Learning centre is conveniently located on Webb Street (at the top end of Cuba Street) and will soon become a second home for up to 52 Kiwi ... More >>

What’s Up Helpline Extends Hours to Help More Kiwi Kids

Friday, 1 September 2017, 9:08 am | Barnardos

Barnardos’ 0800 What’s Up kids helpline is extending its hours from 1 September. “The extended hours each day mean that we can answer over 120 calls per week that otherwise would’ve gone unanswered”, says Karen Billings, Operations Manager ... More >>

Working together to do more for kiwi kids

Monday, 19 June 2017, 2:27 pm | Barnardos

Working together to do more for kiwi kids ”Creating a bright future for all children in Aotearoa New Zealand is achievable, and we must all work together to make it happen’, says Barnardos, the leading children’s charity. More >>

New Zealand Ranked 34 in Children’s Well-Being and Rights

Friday, 16 June 2017, 10:52 am | Barnardos

Barnardos says a new report placing New Zealand 34th out of 41 developed countries is a reminder that we must do more to protect the well-being and rights of all children in New Zealand. More >>

Public spending needs to do more for Kiwi kids

Friday, 26 May 2017, 4:43 pm | Barnardos

Barnardos says Budget 2017 will help some children, but more needs to be done so that all New Zealand children benefit from public spending. More >>

Barnardos calls for universal child payment

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 12:32 pm | Barnardos

“We must ensure that all our nation’s children get the best possible start in life. A start that sees them flourishing in childhood and productive in adulthood”, says Barnardos Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Sanders. More >>

Barnardos welcomes investment in vulnerable children

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 9:22 am | Barnardos

Every child in Aotearoa New Zealand deserves a great start in life, and investing in our most at-risk children as early as possible helps build stronger whānau and communities and a stronger country. More >>

Caring for 120 kids brings joys and challenges

Friday, 10 March 2017, 3:31 pm | Barnardos

Alongside raising four children of their own (including an adopted daughter) the pair have cared for more than 120 children over the past 30 years as Barnardos foster carers in Auckland. More >>

Increased child helpline capacity following Kaikoura quakes

Friday, 25 November 2016, 11:47 am | Barnardos

Barnardos service 0800 What’s Up, New Zealand’s most-accessed counselling helplines for children, has more counsellors available following the November 14 Kaikoura Earthquake and the resulting aftershocks. More >>



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