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You can help us change children's lives too

KidsCan News
Wed 6 Jun 2018
KidsCan, supported by Meridian Energy, has distrubted over 550,000 Health & Hygiene Items to schools throughout New Zealand.  Hear what the kids have to say about the importance of staying healthy.   

KidsCan Board member made Companion of the NZ Order of Merit in Queen’s Birthday Honours

KidsCan News
Tue 5 Jun 2018
Long-serving KidsCan Board member Nigel Hampton QC has been honoured over the weekend, bestowed a Royal Honour in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

718 schools across New Zealand receive KidsCan programmes as winter bites

KidsCan News
Fri 1 Jun 2018
Nine more schools will be added to the KidsCan programme this term as the total of primary, intermediate and high schools across New Zealand asking for help continues to grow.

The Power of a Full Tummy

KidsCan News
Fri 25 May 2018

This Mother's Day, let's ditch terrible stereotypes about NZ mums

KidsCan News
Mon 14 May 2018
On Mother's Day it's important to recognise all mothers - and to consider the way we talk about those mothers who bear the brunt of stigma around poverty and income inequality, writes KidsCan's Julie Chapman.

Waikato-Tainui Iwi gives $100,000 to KidsCan

KidsCan News
Fri 11 May 2018
One of the country's largest iwi has made a generous donation to children's charity KidsCan to help out disadvantaged North Island schools.

Bakers Delight NZ Raising Dough for Kiwi Kids in Need

KidsCan News
Fri 11 May 2018
From 3 -23 May, Bakers Delight New Zealand will be giving Finger Bun fans around the country the opportunity to get behind KidsCan and help children living in hardship.