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Kiwi Heart Kid Takes Australian Karate Titles

Monday, 2 October 2017, 10:38 am | Heart Kids

When you are born with a heart condition contact sports are usually off limits. But one Hastings Karate exponent chose to ignore that advice and has just taken out two titles in the Australian National Karate Championships. 21 year old Mark Phillips ... More >>

Heart Kids CEO Rob Lutter to Lead International Team

Friday, 29 September 2017, 12:47 pm | Heart Kids

Heart Kids CEO Rob Lutter has been appointed co-chair of a working party looking into streamlining “not for profit” services and support around the world. More >>

Politicians Take the Plunge for Heart Kids NZ

Friday, 15 September 2017, 9:46 am | Heart Kids

Politicians put aside their political differences and plunged into an icy tub for Heart Kids. More >>

Politicians Share A Tub 4:30pm today

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 2:35 pm | Heart Kids

It may be too early to talk about getting into to bed together, but candidates from National, Labour and the Greens, will be sharing a tub this afternoon (430pm La Cigale, Parnell, Auckland Sept 14th ) all for a good cause. More >>

Politicians Strip Off For Kids

Monday, 11 September 2017, 3:21 pm | Heart Kids

As the political race heats up, a group of politicians will be cooling their heels in a tub of freezing water in Auckland on Thursday. More >>

Heart Kids announces new partnership with Bartercard

Friday, 10 February 2017, 3:48 pm | Heart Kids

Heart Kids announces an ingenious new partnership with Bartercard that will help thousands of kiwi families living with Congenital Heart Disease. More >>

Heart Kids Awareness Month Starts Today

Monday, 1 August 2016, 11:24 am | Heart Kids

Every week, 12 babies are born with a heart defect in New Zealand. During August, Heart Kids is raising public awareness of babies and children living with childhood heart defects. More >>

Heart Kids delivers initiatives to save babies’ lives

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 10:32 am | Heart Kids

27 July, 2016 – Heart Kids, the only charity supporting children suffering from congenital heart defects, is teaming up with dairy company Yashili to help the lives of many of the 12 babies born each week with a heart condition. More >>

Special offers to Lang Lang’s concert for Heart Kids

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 4:12 pm | Heart Kids

A special offer to Lang Lang’s one night only concert in Auckland is music to the ears for not only classical music fans but also Heart Kids. More >>

The gift of freedom for heart kids on warfarin

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 10:19 am | Heart Kids

Regular blood testing is a normal part of life for three-year-old Charlie Ryall. More >>

Heart Stopper Challenge

Thursday, 10 March 2016, 9:17 am | Heart Kids

Heart Stopper Challenge An icy plunge that warms the heart A big chill is making its way to Auckland that will send temperatures plummeting but fill the heart with warm fuzzies. It’s the Heart Stopper Challenge that will take place at Gables Kitchen ... More >>

Rickshaw Andy’s world record attempt for Heart Kids

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 4:07 pm | Heart Kids

Nothing seems impossible with Rickshaw Andy, an extraordinary, daring cyclist who has done the unthinkable in the past to get noticed for charities. More >>

Heart Kids celebrates born warriors, soldiers and fighters

Thursday, 6 August 2015, 12:07 pm | Heart Kids

Donate now to Heart Kids Appeal to help the 12 Kiwi kids born with heart defects every week Every week 12 babies are born with a heart defect in New Zealand effectively becoming warriors, soldiers and fighters. Heart Kids provides lifelong support to ... More >>

Heart Kids celebrates born warriors

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 2:01 pm | Heart Kids

Heart Kids celebrates born warriors, soldiers and fighters Donate now to Heart Kids Appeal to help the 12 Kiwi kids born with heart defects every week Every week 12 babies are born with a heart defect in New Zealand effectively becoming warriors, ... More >>

Heart kids on Warfarin staying cosy this winter

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 1:22 pm | Heart Kids

As the winter weather draws in, a number of vulnerable children with heart conditions will benefit from a generous gift from The NZ Toy Distributors Association. The Association has made a significant donation of 20 CoaguChek kits to the Paediatric Cardiology ... More >>

Valerie Adams welcomed to the Heart Stopper Challenge

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 3:48 pm | Heart Kids

Val Adams is taking part in this year’s Heart Stopper Challenge to help raise funds for Heart Kids NZ. Every week in New Zealand an average of 12 babies are born with a congenital heart defect, a condition they have to live with for the rest of ... More >>

Soak up summer through music whilst supporting Heart Kids

Monday, 9 February 2015, 1:35 pm | Heart Kids

Soak up the warmth, joy and greatness of summer through music at ‘Summer Delights’, a charity concert presented by Wairua Sinfonietta in support of the work of Heart Kids NZ. More >>

Rickshaw Andy’s doing it for the kids

Friday, 21 November 2014, 1:26 pm | Heart Kids

One man is confident he’ll be among the last to finish the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge on November 29th and he’s going to do it in style, in a rickshaw and for a fantastic cause. More >>

Sweat it out for Heart Kids

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 3:24 pm | Heart Kids

About 1,200 people are expected to take part in a 12-hour Treadathon Challenge in their bid to raise funds for the 12 families every week in New Zealand who are told that their baby has a congenital heart defect. More >>

Get involved to help Heart Kids

Friday, 1 August 2014, 1:27 pm | Heart Kids

August is Heart Kids Awareness Month, a special month dedicated to the 12 babies (one in 100) born every week with a congenital heart defect (CHD) in New Zealand. The impact of CHD is far-reaching. It is the most common birth abnormality and the ... More >>