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NZ ultra marathon legend Sam Harvey poised for another record-breaking feat in Krayzie Midwinter Backyard Ultra

Saturday, 1 July 2023, 6:44 am | Gumboot Friday

Sam Harvey is set to push the boundaries of endurance once again as he prepares to participate in the highly anticipated Krayzie Midwinter Backyard Ultra event tomorrow to raise money for youth mental health charity I Am Hope. Fresh off his awe-inspiring ... More >>

New Zealand Artists Come Together In A Bid To Raise Funds For Mike King’s Charity, Gumboot Friday

Wednesday, 12 April 2023, 9:30 am | Gumboot Friday

<img src="" width="720" height="690"> Turua Gallery announces its support of Mike King’s charity Gumboot Friday with an art auction taking place ... More >>

Gumboot Friday Raises $3 Million For Youth Counselling In Aotearoa

Thursday, 1 December 2022, 11:34 am | Gumboot Friday

Volunteers and communities across New Zealand have raised a whopping $3,073,864 (and counting) to fund free children’s counselling in New Zealand. The record-breaking figure comes after the annual Gumboot Friday event held on November 4th. 100% of ... More >>

Kiwi First Responders Rally Behind Gumboot Friday To Save Kiwi Children

Monday, 31 October 2022, 12:46 pm | Gumboot Friday

In an incredible show of unity for Kiwi kids, a group of Kiwi first responders are rallying behind the iconic nationwide youth mental health fundraising event Gumboot Friday. On November 5th, 43 members of the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF), Civil ... More >>

Ready For Christmas With $2 Million Available For Free Counselling For Rangatahi Across Aotearoa

Wednesday, 22 December 2021, 7:45 pm | Gumboot Friday

As the country heads towards Christmas holidays, Gumboot Friday is ready to offer more than 14,000 free counselling sessions for the nation’s rangatahi via $2 million in available funds. While the country winds down for what has been one of our most ... More >>

Gumboot Friday II Goes Virtual

Tuesday, 19 October 2021, 5:45 pm | Gumboot Friday

Like the rest of New Zealand, Mental health charity I AM HOPE has had to adapt and overcome Covid lockdown challenges to launch its second Gumboot Friday… virtually! The move to go virtual for the charity’s flagship service comes amid rising uncertainties ... More >>

Gumboot Friday launches online counselling

Monday, 6 September 2021, 12:33 pm | Gumboot Friday

In the face of rising Covid lockdown stress, Gumboot Friday has launched its free online counselling services for Kiwis 25-years-old and under. The charity, which falls under I AM HOPE, founded by mental health advocate Mike King, already has 170 ... More >>

Get Your Gumboots On And Give Hope To Kiwi Kids

Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 5:00 pm | Gumboot Friday

Show your support by taking part in I Am Hope’s Gumboot Friday on May 28th. To give Kiwi kids struggling with mental health the opportunity to access free counselling services for when they really need it, I Am Hope is calling on Kiwis to show their ... More >>

Gumboot Friday Is Back

Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 4:58 pm | Gumboot Friday

Mental health advocate and former New Zealander of the year, Mike King is calling on Kiwis to put on their gumboots on May 28th to raise awareness and much-needed funds to improve kids’ mental health in New Zealand. Gumboot Friday is back for ... More >>




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