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Dirty Water A Killer In The Pacific

Thursday, 11 July 2024, 9:52 am | ChildFund

The Pacific has some of the highest rates of preventable deaths for children in the world, due largely to dirty water. Child Fund has launched a campaign to bring clean water to children in Kiribati and Solomon Islands, and will expand its programmes ... More >>

A Lost Generation In Ukraine Deserve Our Support

Monday, 11 March 2024, 12:51 pm | ChildFund

As the war drags on for another year, almost one million Ukrainian school-age children are still not able to attend school in person. Many have never set foot in a classroom. ChildFund is launching an appeal to support Ukrainian children to get the support ... More >>

ChildFund NZ Joins Global Experts To Prevent Child Abuse Online

Thursday, 8 February 2024, 10:36 am | ChildFund

Reports of online child sexual abuse material have increased 15,000% over the last 15 years, with nine out of ten victims aged between 3 and 12 years, says ChildFund CEO Josie Pagani. "These are shocking statistics. Children in the most vulnerable ... More >>

Act Quickly To Deal With Global Crises Today

Wednesday, 13 December 2023, 1:17 pm | ChildFund

We are living through one of the worst times for humanitarian crises in the modern age, says Josie Pagani, CEO of ChildFund NZ. She was responding to the launch of the United Nations Global Humanitarian Overview 2024 . "An increase in conflicts ... More >>

ChildFund New Zealand Limited Appoints Josie Pagani As Chief Executive / Kaiwhakahaere Matua

Friday, 29 September 2023, 11:06 am | ChildFund

The Chair of ChildFund New Zealand, Simon Whyte, is delighted to announce the appointment of Josie Pagani as the new Chief Executive / Kaiwhakahaere Matua of ChildFund New Zealand ("ChildFund"). Josie is a leader in the areas of aid, economic ... More >>

ChildFund Appeals To Kiwis To Help Children In Morocco Earthquake

Monday, 11 September 2023, 1:02 pm | ChildFund

ChildFund has launched an appeal in New Zealand to raise funds to provide emergency assistance and ongoing relief for children and families devastated by the 6.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Morocco on Friday, with a death toll at 2,000 and climbing. ... More >>

Give A Cow For Christmas? Help A Kiwi-backed Milk Factory Feed Families In The Horn Of Africa  

Wednesday, 30 November 2022, 11:01 am | ChildFund

As the Horn of Africa drought continues to worsen, ChildFund is calling on Kiwis this Christmas to support a New Zealand-funded dairy factory that is providing sustainable incomes to Kenyan farmers and their families. At its peak, Masimba Dairy Processing ... More >>

ChildFund Launches WEB Safe & Wise To Address Online Risks To Children

Friday, 20 May 2022, 9:12 am | ChildFund

NEW ZEALAND. During the last three decades, the world has seen significant progress in advancing children’s rights to survival, opportunity, and protection, as well as their right to speak on matters affecting their lives. A significant factor in ... More >>

ChildFund And MFAT Partnership To Have A Positive Impact In Pacific Communities And Southeast Asia

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 10:29 am | ChildFund

ChildFund New Zealand and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) have today announced a partnership to increase the social and emotional wellbeing of vulnerable children, youth and their families in the Pacific and Southeast Asia region. More >>

ChildFund's Response To COVID-19 In The Pacific

Friday, 27 March 2020, 4:05 pm | ChildFund

Supporting Kiribati – one of the Pacific region’s most densely-populated islands Staff on the ground in Kiribati to get important supplies and information to locals Life-saving hygiene kits and information are being disseminated to families in Kiribati ... More >>

World Rugby and ChildFund ‘pass it back’

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 9:12 am | ChildFund

Today (Wednesday 5 September, 2018, NZ) World Rugby and ChildFund announce a major international partnership to change children’s lives through the transformative power of sport, as part of Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan. More >>

Danielle Cormack returns from Africa

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 11:46 am | ChildFund

Kiwi-born actress Danielle Cormack, most well-known for her roles in Shortland Street, Wentworth and Rake , has returned from a 10-day tour of some of Africa’s most impoverished nations, where she saw first-hand the positive effects of ChildFund New Zealand-funded ... More >>

New Zealand’s response to help drought-stricken Kenya

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 1:48 pm | ChildFund

26 April 2017 Media release Doubling the impact: New Zealand’s response to help drought-stricken Kenya More >>

Goats make great gifts

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 3:20 pm | ChildFund

Having trouble with your Christmas shopping this year? Don’t worry; we goat this! More >>

Kiwis taking NZ teaching methods to the world’s children

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 3:33 pm | ChildFund

Teaching methods from New Zealand classrooms will soon be helping children in war-torn and tsunami-battered Sri Lanka pursue a brighter future through education. More >>

Adventure with a cause

Tuesday, 23 February 2016, 2:31 pm | ChildFund

Fundraising trek to bring clean water to children in northern Vietnam ChildFund New Zealand is inviting adventurous Kiwis to take on the ChildFund Challenge: Trek Vi-etnam – a once in a lifetime travel opportunity that will also raise funds to ... More >>

Aid urgently needed for drought-stricken Ethiopia

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 3:37 pm | ChildFund

As the severity of ongoing drought in Ethiopia is exacerbated by the arid effects of ‘super El Nino’, ChildFund New Zealand is appealing to more New Zealanders to contribute to their growing aid response. More >>

Extra special Christmas trees

Friday, 11 December 2015, 11:24 am | ChildFund

This Christmas ChildFund New Zealand is asking Kiwis to give the gift of trees to families in need in Zambia. More >>

Kiwi kids see danger in the ‘everyday’

Friday, 20 November 2015, 9:39 am | ChildFund

A staggering 80 per cent of Kiwi kids believe they are at risk of abuse or mistreatment online – one of the highest proportions in the developed world More >>

New Zealand answers call for help

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 2:06 pm | ChildFund

ChildFund New Zealand helps launch Papua New Guinea’s first free, nation-wide family and sexual violence hotline New Zealanders have had a hand in answering a long and loud call for help through the launch of a new family and sexual violence ... More >>





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