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Native fungi could hold the answer to antibiotic resistance

Monday, 8 May 2017, 10:26 am | Cure Kids

Amid growing concern over the need to combat antibiotic resistance – considered one of the greatest public health threats of the modern age – a campaign has been launched to determine if a collection of fungi, unique to New Zealand and the Pacific, ... More >>

Cure Kids $10 Queenstown Challenge kicks off today

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 10:29 am | Cure Kids

More than 50 people have set off on a quest to travel from Auckland to Queenstown spending no more than $10. More >>

Fund for innovative child health research launched

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 2:52 pm | Cure Kids

A multi-million dollar funding pool to foster research that delivers tangible benefits to New Zealand children and their families was launched today. More >>

$800,000 of funding into new child health research projects

Monday, 19 December 2016, 11:44 am | Cure Kids

Cure Kids has today announced the recipients of just over $800,000 in grants to fund vital child health research projects throughout the country. More >>

Race to save children from killer disease

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 3:09 pm | Cure Kids

The Bachelor couple Art Green and Matilda Rice have returned from a “life-changing” trip to Fiji where they took part in the ultimate test of endurance to raise money and awareness of rheumatic heart disease – a disease that affects one in 50 Fijian ... More >>

Everyone Nose someone who needs a cure

Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 2:05 pm | Cure Kids

Over 130,000 Red Nose Day noses are making their way into the hands of Kiwis around the country, as Cure Kids gears up for its most REDiculous Red Nose Day yet. More >>

Cure Kids teams up with All Blacks to make a difference

Monday, 8 August 2016, 9:26 am | Cure Kids

Cure Kids, New Zealand’s leading non-government funder of child health research, today launched a new campaign, in partnership with NZ Rugby and the All Blacks, to raise awareness for the need to invest in medical research to improve health outcomes ... More >>

Genetic link uncovered in cardiac deaths in young people

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 10:56 am | Cure Kids

Research into sudden cardiac death has found that 27 percent of unexplained deaths in young people resulted from a previously undiagnosed genetic mutation. More >>

Team Cure Kids Focus on Fundraising at GODZone

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 4:58 pm | Cure Kids

Raising funds and awareness for Cure Kids will be the focus of Cure Kids team members Rob Nichol, Richie McCaw, Sarah Fairmaid and Ben Meyer when they step across the GODZone event start line this Saturday in the Nelson/Tasman district. More >>

Fund to Improve Health Outlook for Disadvantaged Children

Friday, 18 December 2015, 1:23 pm | Cure Kids

New Fund to Improve Health Outlook for Disadvantaged Children A new programme of interventional research that has the potential to make a significant and long lasting improvement to the health of disadvantaged young New Zealanders will commence in ... More >>

Famous Faces Share the Joy of Giving to Help Cure Kids

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 10:46 am | Cure Kids

This festive season, Auckland’s newest duty free retailer, The Loop Duty Free has teamed up with New Zealand charity, Cure Kids to help share the Joy of Giving. More >>

Frances Benge appointed Chief Executive of Cure Kids

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 5:27 pm | Cure Kids

Frances Benge is returning to New Zealand from Hong Kong to take up the role of CEO at Cure Kids on 1 December 2015. More >>

All Blacks official supporters song to cure kids released

Friday, 11 September 2015, 11:10 am | Cure Kids

The official All Blacks supporters song, “Team Ball Player Thing”, has been released today by charity partner Cure Kids, featuring an impressive line-up of Kiwi entertainers and the players themselves ahead of the team’s international campaign. More >>

Kiwis get REDiculous for Red Nose Day appeal

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 5:13 pm | Cure Kids

Thousands of Kiwis around the country are taking part in the iconic Red Nose Day appeal (Friday 21st August) to raise money for vital medical research into dozens of serious illnesses that affect our children. More >>

Rugby Takes on Adventure Racing to Help Cure Kids

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 9:50 am | Cure Kids

Meet the Cure Kids team: NZRPA CEO Rob Nichol, former All Black Ian Jones, former Blues player Ben Meyer and adventure racer Sia Svendsen says GODZone will be “nothing compared to what the Cure Kids ambassadors and their families face every day”. More >>

Red Nose Day raises over $1 mil for child health research

Monday, 25 August 2014, 11:53 am | Cure Kids

For the first 22 days of August, Kiwis helped paint the country red for a serious cause and raised $1,042,267 for vital child health research. More >>

Qantas Takes Cure Kids Ambassadors on a Trip of a Lifetime

Friday, 9 May 2014, 5:29 pm | Cure Kids

Today marks a ten year partnership between Cure Kids and Qantas, as six Auckland-based children living with life-threatening illnesses are taken on a trip of a lifetime on the annual ‘Ticket to Hope Australia.’ More >>

Comedy for Cure Kids: Good Sports’ Screens Tomorrow

Thursday, 22 August 2013, 6:46 pm | Cure Kids

It was one of the television events of 2012. Now Comedy for Cure Kids is back, bringing together world class sports people, the cream of New Zealand comedians, and a raft of local and international celebrities to make Friday, August 23 the funniest night ... More >>

Businesses bush bash to help cure kids

Thursday, 18 April 2013, 7:24 pm | Cure Kids

This weekend the racing starts – and there’s not a V8 to be seen. In contrast to the smell of petrol there’s plenty of fresh air as corporate hot-shots navigate New Zealand’s back blocks. Instead of navigating intranets, teams of four will ... More >>

Contact Tri helps Cure Kids

Thursday, 4 April 2013, 3:31 pm | Cure Kids

Kiwi kids who live with a life-threatening illness could be better off, thanks to the $89,000 raised by the thousands of New Zealanders who challenged themselves in this season’s Contact Tri Series. More >>