News

KidsCan supporting three Christchurch schools for the first time

In the Media
Tue 26 Jan 2016
Summer silence will turn to children's chatter when school starts up again next week, but not everyone will be smiling, charity KidsCan says.

Granity School gains extra help

In the Media
Fri 22 Jan 2016

1,661 kids waiting for KidsCan help as school starts

KidsCan News
Mon 18 Jan 2016
With the new school year about to begin KidsCan has 14 more schools and 1,661 children from the Coromandel to Christchurch waiting to benefit from its support programmes.  

Schools ask for necessities through KidsCan support

In the Media
Wed 16 Dec 2015
Raincoats, shoes and breakfast are out of reach for the families of some schoolkids.

More funding to tackle nits

In the Media
Tue 15 Dec 2015
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says that the Nitbusters programme, which provides free head lice treatment to families in low decile schools, is to continue in 2016.

Child Poverty Monitor: 2015 Technical Report

In the Media
Mon 14 Dec 2015
The Annual Child Poverty Monitor is a partnership project between the Children’s Commissioner, the JR McKenzie Trust and Otago University measuring and reporting on child poverty rates in New Zealand annually. 

Child Poverty is everyone's problem - Children's Commissioner

In the Media
Mon 14 Dec 2015
Nearly one-third of all New Zealand children are living in poverty and more than half of those kids will never escape it.

KidsCan filling a need

KidsCan News
Mon 7 Dec 2015