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GirlGuiding Members Sell Guide Biscuits For The Final Time

Friday, 1 March 2019, 12:12 pm | Girl Guiding

The iconic Guide biscuits are on sale across the country from 1 March as GirlGuiding New Zealand members set their stalls up one last time. More >>

Final Spring Selling Season for Guide Biscuits

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 11:06 am | Girl Guiding

New Zealanders have another chance to purchase packets of the iconic Guide biscuits now on sale around the country for the final Spring selling season. More >>

GirlGuiding NZ announces new brand positioning

Saturday, 12 May 2018, 12:52 pm | Girl Guiding

GirlGuiding NZ announces new brand positioning to appeal to and empower more Kiwi girls and young women May 12, 2018 – GirlGuiding NZ has announced its new You Be the Guide brand positioning to support its vision that all girls and young women ... More >>

Dame Patsy Reddy Visits Girlguiding NZ’s National Event

Monday, 8 January 2018, 1:09 pm | Girl Guiding

Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy Visits Girlguiding New Zealand’s National Event GirlGuiding New Zealand patron and Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy visited the national Guiding event for Rangers in Masterton on Sunday. Governor-General Dame ... More >>

Rangers Descend on Masterton

Monday, 1 January 2018, 12:28 pm | Girl Guiding

Rangers from throughout New Zealand and overseas will be descending on Masterton and its surrounds this week to take part in an exciting camp and challenging outdoor adventures. More >>

GirlGuiding New Zealand boosting body confidence

Friday, 18 August 2017, 10:29 am | Girl Guiding

Kiwi girls will improve their body confidence and their self-esteem when GirlGuiding New Zealand rolls out phase two of its one-of-a-kind Free Being Me programme. More >>

Challenging times for students returning to school

Friday, 21 July 2017, 1:27 pm | Girl Guiding

This Monday 785,000 students will return to school to face term three. A new study shows that two thirds of those surveyed could find the return daunting. A study by GirlGuiding New Zealand of 4365 girls between the ages of seven and 17 found school ... More >>

Mothers not models influencing Kiwi girls

Sunday, 14 May 2017, 12:31 pm | Girl Guiding

Mothers not models influencing Kiwi girls Forget Beyoncé and the Kardashians, at the time that pressure to look good is being felt by New Zealand girls they see their mothers as better role models than celebrities and supermodels. A study by GirlGuiding ... More >>

A voice for all New Zealand girls

Thursday, 4 August 2016, 4:17 pm | Girl Guiding

GirlGuiding New Zealand has today announced the establishment of a Ranger Advocacy Panel to speak out publicly on issues affecting girls across New Zealand. More >>

Girls to lead the way at GirlGuiding New Zealand

Monday, 3 August 2015, 3:25 pm | Girl Guiding

GirlGuiding New Zealand has launched an unprecedented shake-up to transform the organisation into one led by its girl members. National President Sonia Faulkner told the organisation’s annual National Conference in Auckland at the weekend that ... More >>

Guide biccies – 32 million munched last year

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 4:30 pm | Girl Guiding

New Zealand’s most popular biscuits are a bite away as sales of the iconic Guide biscuits are set to begin around the country in March. More >>

Guide Biscuits for Sale Now!

Saturday, 1 March 2014, 6:25 pm | Girl Guiding

This weekend marks the start of GirlGuiding New Zealand’s major fundraiser – the sale of Guide Biscuits. More >>

Great biccies a bite away

Wednesday, 19 February 2014, 1:56 pm | Girl Guiding

New Zealand’s most popular biscuits are a bite away as sales of the iconic Guide biscuits start around the country from Saturday 1 March. In 2013, Kiwis munched their way through more than 33 million biscuits – isn’t that amazing? More >>

Keeping girls safe and secure online

Monday, 18 June 2012, 4:47 pm | Girl Guiding

GirlGuiding New Zealand (NZ) has embarked on a partnership with NetSafe to develop a programme to provide advice about keeping girls safe as they use the internet and online technology. More >>

Mail huge tast at Jamboree

Friday, 20 January 2012, 2:25 pm | Girl Guiding

A mountain of mail arrived each day during GirlGuiding NZ’s Tui 12 jamboree this week - anything from shoes to lollies to postcards to letters. The biggest was a bunch of flowers for a leader. The mail is sorted into colours and delivered by the ... More >>

A bird’s eye view at Jamboree

Monday, 16 January 2012, 9:53 am | Girl Guiding

A webcam will offer a bird’s eye view of how well the girls put up their tents and what goes on at such a large gathering of almost 3000 girls and adults at this week’s GirlGuiding New Zealand jamboree in Rotorua – Tui 12. More >>

Guide biscuit sales important to recovery

Friday, 4 March 2011, 7:16 pm | Girl Guiding

Guide biscuit sales important to recovery Guide biscuits are a well-loved piece of Kiwiana and GirlGuiding New Zealand relies on strong sales for more than 50% of its income. However, due to the devastating earthquake in Christchurch, no biscuits ... More >>

Final plea for bras!!

Friday, 5 November 2010, 4:30 pm | Girl Guiding

We are close but not close enough! GirlGuiding NZ has been working to hard to raise awareness of breast cancer by collecting bras to attempt to break the Guinness World Record of 200,000 bras by 27 November. More >>

Earthquake won’t stop bra quest!

Tuesday, 28 September 2010, 5:25 pm | Girl Guiding

Canterbury’s earthquake will not stop GirlGuiding New Zealand (NZ) from achieving its quest for the longest bra chain in the world by November this year. More >>

Bring a Bra Day

Wednesday, 18 August 2010, 10:50 am | Girl Guiding

GirlGuiding New Zealand has nominated Wednesday 8 September as Bring a Bra day to help boost the collection to beat the world record attempt for the longest bra chain in November. Whether you’re a business, health care provider, government or local ... More >>