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Kiwi Kids Call On New Zealanders To Go Red For Red Nose Day

Tuesday, 2 July 2024, 9:56 am | Cure Kids

Dyeing your eyebrows red, moonwalking everywhere for a day, playing the trumpet in the toilet or sharing an embarrassing childhood photo are just some ways Cure Kids ambassadors want to see Kiwis Go Red in support of life-saving child health research. More >>

$1m In Cure Kids Funding To Support Eight Research Projects Tackling New Zealand’s Most Pressing Child Health Issues

Thursday, 29 February 2024, 9:05 am | Cure Kids

Cure Kids, New Zealand’s largest charitable funder of child health research, has announced funding for eight new research projects that seek to improve health outcomes for tamariki. The organisation’s Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee reviewed ... More >>

Cure Kids Red Nose Day To Raise Funds For Life-saving Research

Monday, 24 July 2023, 12:22 pm | Cure Kids

Growing human skin to treat a debilitating condition, an innovative digital approach to help prevent youth suicide and a new intervention that will benefit thousands of preterm babies, are among world-class research projects being made possible thanks ... More >>

Child Health Inequity & High-Burden Diseases Worsening

Tuesday, 16 May 2023, 9:24 am | Cure Kids

Cure Kids’ State of Child Health in Aotearoa New Zealand report to be released today reveals the inequitable and worsening burden of diseases, including respiratory conditions, and rheumatic fever and heart disease for our tamariki. And, for the ... More >>

$1m In Cure Kids Funding To Enable Nine Research Projects Tackling Pressing Child Health Issues In New Zealand

Friday, 10 March 2023, 2:32 pm | Cure Kids

Cure Kids, the largest charitable funder of child health research in New Zealand, recently announced funding for nine new research projects designed to improve health outcomes for tamariki. After receiving a record number of applications, and completing ... More >>

Kiwi Researchers Make A World-first Breakthrough In The Race For A Batten Disease Cure

Wednesday, 27 July 2022, 10:39 am | Cure Kids

Cure Kids is celebrating this year's Red Nose Day Appeal by marking a major breakthrough in the battle against Batten disease. A campaign that started back in 2012 with the help of Flight of the Conchords and many leading New Zealand entertainers provided ... More >>

Second State Of Child Health Report From Cure Kids Confirms The Worsening Impact Of High-burden Diseases

Wednesday, 22 June 2022, 6:35 am | Cure Kids

Cure Kids’ annual State of Child Health Report released today identifies four high-burden disease groups which are sending children in Aotearoa New Zealand to hospital at increasing rates. Cure Kids is New Zealand’s largest charitable funder ... More >>

Cure Kids Showcases Latest Breakthroughs In Child Health Research To Mark Red Nose Day And 50th Anniversary

Thursday, 29 July 2021, 9:26 am | Cure Kids

In 2021, the Red Nose Day appeal coincides with a significant milestone in Cure Kids’ history, celebrating 50 years of the charity supporting health research to transform the lives of children in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. Cure Kids’ ... More >>

Cure Kids Issue Open Letter To Prime Minister Urging Prioritisation Of Vulnerable Children For COVID-19 Vaccine

Saturday, 6 March 2021, 5:02 pm | Cure Kids

Prioritisation of COVID Vaccinations for Vulnerable Families Kia Ora Rt. Honourable Jacinda Ardern, As the largest charitable funder of child health research in New Zealand, Cure Kids urges the Government to prioritise our most vulnerable children ... More >>

Cure Kids On Sir Bob Elliott's Passing

Friday, 21 August 2020, 2:17 pm | Cure Kids

Frances Benge, Cure Kids CEO Last night, New Zealand lost a shining bright light in child health research with the passing of Sir Bob Elliott, the founder of Cure Kids. The Cure Kids team is deeply saddened by his passing and our sincere and heartfelt ... More >>

Charitable Trust commits funding to suicide prevention

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 10:46 am | Cure Kids

Cure Kids is pleased to announce that $155,800 of funding has been donated by the Hugo Charitable Trust to support University of Otago clinical psychologist Dr Sarah Fortune’s child and adolescent self-harm surveillance and suicide prevention research. More >>

It’s Red Nose Day for Cure Kids!

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 4:15 pm | Cure Kids

Cure Kids’ Red Nose Day is back tomorrow, Friday 27 September, with Kiwis rallying together across the country to raise much-needed funding for child health research. The Red Nose Appeal is Cure Kids’ biggest fundraising campaign each year, culminating ... More >>

Dancing with the Stars NZ raises funds for Cure Kids

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 10:16 am | Cure Kids

Ten weeks of sweat, sequins and sparkles came to an end in June when Manu Vatuvei was named winner of Dancing with the Stars NZ, taking home the Glitterball Trophy – but the celebration didn’t stop there. More >>

Cure Kids welcomes new partner: Cavell Leitch

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 12:21 pm | Cure Kids

Cure Kids has formed a new strategic partnership in the South Island with well-established law firm Cavell Leitch. More >>

Landmark Homes ‘building hope’ project will help Cure Kids

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 5:42 pm | Cure Kids

Kiwis in the market for a brand new home will be able to make a “purchase with a purpose” when a four-bedroom house in Auckland goes to auction in coming months, with all proceeds from the sale going to Cure Kids. More >>

Carolyn Taylor to turn on the glitz for Cure Kids

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 9:25 am | Cure Kids

Much-loved former children’s TV presenter and media personality Carolyn Taylor is set to dance her heart out for Cure Kids in this year’s Three’s Dancing with the Stars NZ, it was announced today. More >>

Red Nose Day is right on the nose with a month of fun

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 11:49 am | Cure Kids

Red Nose Day is right on the nose with a month of fun challenges ahead for those passionate about helping cure Kiwi kids More >>

Shining light on IBD in Kiwi kids

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 10:25 am | Cure Kids

A leading paediatric gastroenterologist and Cure Kids’ newest Chair of Paediatric Research says New Zealand has some of the highest rates of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in the developed world and he’s committed to doing something about it More >>

National stillbirth prevention campaign launches

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 9:02 am | Cure Kids

From today, pregnant women in New Zealand will benefit from a public health campaign providing vital information that could reduce the number of stillborn babies during late stages of pregnancy. More >>

Hope for New Zealand kids battling cancer

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 9:28 am | Cure Kids

An innovative child cancer clinical trial launches today which aims to use a state-of-the-art genetic test to improve outcomes and quality of life for New Zealand children with difficult-to-treat and relapsed forms of cancer. More >>





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