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600 Million Children Miss Out On Desperately Needed Support During Covid-19

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 4:03 pm | Save the Children New Zealand

Save the Children NZ calls on new government to extend Best Start payments in light of global research as more families feel impact of COVID-19 A new report released by Save the Children is recommending governments commit to and implement universal ... More >>

Period Poverty, Youth Homelessness And Compulsory Te Reo In Schools Among Top Issues For Youth

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 10:57 pm | Save the Children New Zealand

Period Poverty, Youth Homelessness And Compulsory Te Reo In Schools Among Top Issues For Youth Highlighted In Political Hotseat Five Kiwi politicians – including Minister for Youth Peeni Henare and Minister for Children Tracey Martin – were tonight quizzed ... More >>

Decision Makers Front Up To Nation’s Youth In Political ‘Hotseat’

Sunday, 20 September 2020, 2:59 pm | Save the Children New Zealand

Kiwi politicians will face their toughest audience yet when they enter ‘a virtual hotseat’ hosted by a panel of the nation’s young people. Presented by Save the Children New Zealand and GirlGuiding New Zealand, the ‘Virtual Hotseat’ will ... More >>

Tick For Kids Calls For Greater Visibility Of Children In Government’s Response To Covid-19 Crisis

Saturday, 2 May 2020, 7:33 am | Save the Children New Zealand

Tick for Kids, a coalition of leading children’s organisations, has written to the Prime Minister and key ministers to request that specific focus is given to children and young people as a priority group in the government’s response to the Covid-19 ... More >>

Child rights experts to speak at Wellington seminar

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 1:53 pm | Save the Children New Zealand

Wellingtonians will have the chance to hear international child rights experts from Ireland, Scotland and Samoa speak at the Making Child Rights Real in Aotearoa New Zealand seminar to be held in the city on Wednesday 21 August. More >>

Critical Underinvestment in Pacific Children’s Safety

Tuesday, 30 July 2019, 9:42 am | Save the Children New Zealand

Children in the Pacific and Timor-Leste experience shockingly high levels of physical, emotional and sexual violence and not enough is being done to address this, according to a new report released today. More >>

Syrian refugees forced to tear down their homes

Monday, 17 June 2019, 2:15 pm | Save the Children New Zealand

Thousands of Syrian families and children living in Arsal, Lebanon face having their homes demolished in the next few days or tearing them down themselves, after the deadline for removing all refugee shelters built with materials other than timber ... More >>

Save the Children for children’s mental health

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 9:37 am | Save the Children New Zealand

Save the Children, through its partner in Indonesia, Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik (YSTC), is warning about the psychological impact of Lombok’s recent earthquake on children, as the death toll continue to rise. More >>

New Immigrant is Everyday Hero for Save the Children

Monday, 30 July 2018, 9:36 am | Save the Children New Zealand

Being new to New Zealand isn’t stopping Chinese born Jing Hu (32) of Mount Albert, running a half marathon to support Save the Children NZ. More >>

NZ Ranks 28th In End of Childhood Report

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 10:21 am | Save the Children New Zealand

The number of New Zealand children that die before age five has resulted in our country ranking 28th in a report released today by Save the Children International. More >>

Casualties rise in deadliest day of protests yet

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 3:53 pm | Save the Children New Zealand

The number of child casualties in Gaza since the protests began more than six weeks ago has now passed 1,000 as scores of injured flooded in following one of the most violent days seen so far, Save the Children warns. More >>

Displaced kids eager to get back to a proper education

Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 3:00 pm | Save the Children New Zealand

After drawing tanks instead of trees in ISIS schools for years, displaced kids lap up the chance to get back to a proper education by Lily Partland More >>

A window into the lives and wishes of young New Zealanders

Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 12:42 pm | Save the Children New Zealand

Save the Children NZ and UNICEF NZ are excited to launch the report Our Voices Our Rights - a report written and produced by young people that shares the hopes, concerns and ideas of children/tamariki across the country. More >>

Save the Children launches search-and-rescue

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 2:25 pm | Save the Children New Zealand

Save the Children launches search-and-rescue ship in deadly Mediterranean Save the Children is launching a new search-and-rescue effort in the Mediterranean. The vessel will be operational from September with the aim of saving lives at sea, with facilities ... More >>

Major initiative to help save lives in Fiji

Friday, 12 August 2016, 11:22 am | Save the Children New Zealand

Save the Children is launching its most comprehensive plan ever to save lives in disasters following the devastating cyclone that killed 43 people in the Pacific nation in February More >>

World Refugee Day: New Zealand can do more

Friday, 17 June 2016, 5:36 pm | Save the Children New Zealand

Save the Children welcomes the increase in the refugee quota from 750 to 1000 each year, which will start in 2018, however agrees with critics that New Zealand can do more to increase the quota as well as the funding to help settle refugee families. ... More >>

No refugee child out of school for more than a month

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 1:37 pm | Save the Children New Zealand

As the first ever World Humanitarian Summit looms next week in Istanbul Save the Children is calling for a new deal for refugee children. Save the Children is calling for no refugee child to be out of school for more than 30 days after being displaced. More >>

Save the Children welcomes Judge Becroft’s appointment

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 10:36 am | Save the Children New Zealand

Judge Becroft is well known in communities across New Zealand for his focus on what is important: the best interest of the child. His approach to child protection and restorative juvenile justice is an inspiration locally as well as internationally. More >>

Cyclone season hits early in the Philippines

Monday, 19 October 2015, 12:04 pm | Save the Children New Zealand

Save the Children is warning that up to 4.5 million children have been affected by Typhoon Koppu in the Philippines. More >>

Report on the Rights of the Child Welcomed

Friday, 19 June 2015, 5:02 pm | Save the Children New Zealand

The Government has a responsibility to the children of New Zealand and must adhere to a number of international obligations under the Convention. We note the effort underway to coordinate agencies to implement the Children’s Action Plan, and the ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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