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NZ Humanitarian Organisations Unanimously Urge Leaders To Intensify Efforts For Peace In Gaza At Christmas Time

Wednesday, 20 December 2023, 9:35 am | Save the Children New Zealand

As Parliament adjourns and New Zealand “shuts down” for the holidays, the New Zealand humanitarian community is issuing an urgent plea to our political leaders: do not forget the children of Gaza at Christmas time. “As we gather with our own ... More >>

Much Work Still Needed To Lift Kiwi Families Out Of Poverty Bearing Brunt Of Rising Cost Of Living: Save The Children

Tuesday, 6 December 2022, 12:28 pm | Save the Children New Zealand

Today's launch of the Child Poverty Monitor 2022 reaffirms that much work is still needed to lift children out of poverty in Aotearoa New Zealand, with Save the Children fearing the current cost of living crisis and rising inflation will add pressure ... More >>

Families Resorting To Extreme Measures To Survive Hunger Crisis Prompts More Funding From Save The Children

Wednesday, 13 July 2022, 2:42 pm | Save the Children New Zealand

Families facing the worst global hunger crisis in decades are resorting to desperate means to survive, drinking from cattle troughs, eating putrid meat, and fighting off wild animals for food, according to Save the Children which has announced an ... More >>

Fresh Attacks On Cities Show No Safe Place For Children In Ukraine

Tuesday, 19 April 2022, 2:51 pm | Save the Children New Zealand

Recent aerial attacks on cities across Ukraine show there is no safe place in the country for children, Save the Children said today. It is now more urgent than ever that parties to the conflict agree to an immediate cessation of hostilities, as the ... More >>

The Number Of Children Living In Deadliest War Zones Rises Nearly 20% To Highest In Over A Decade

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 1:55 pm | Save the Children New Zealand

Nearly 200 million children are living in the world’s most lethal war zones, the highest number in over a decade, many of whom are already at risk of climate change and facing unprecedented levels of hunger, a new report from Save the Children reveals. ... More >>

New Zealand’s One-year-olds To Live Through Up To Five Times As Many Heatwaves And Droughts As Their Grandparents

Monday, 27 September 2021, 7:31 pm | Save the Children New Zealand

New research into the frequency of climate-induced disasters reveals Kiwi kids could face up to five times as many heatwaves and four times as many droughts compared to older generations, unless drastic action to curb emissions is taken. Launched ... More >>

Youth Justice Demerit Points Bill A Breach Of Children’s Rights

Friday, 5 February 2021, 11:31 am | Save the Children New Zealand

Save the Children New Zealand calls for “punitive” Bill not to progress Leading child’s rights organisation Save the Children New Zealand is calling for politicians to throw out the proposed Oranga Tamariki (Youth Justice Demerit Points) Amendment ... More >>

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 >>





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