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Helping children eat the right way

KidsCan News
Thu 24 Sep 2015
Roslyn School was privileged to be the first school out of Auckland to receive fruit trees from KidsCan.  
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No such thing as free lunch

KidsCan News
Tue 1 Sep 2015
Discussed for decades from every angle, in 2015 we're still not much closer to resolving the free school lunch debate, though several proposed bills on the subject narrowly missed being passed earlier this year. 

Household incomes in New Zealand: Trends in indicators of inequality and hardship 1982 to 2014

In the Media
Thu 13 Aug 2015
The Household Incomes Report provides information on the material wellbeing of New Zealanders as indicated by their household incomes from all sources from 1982 to 2014.
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Raincoat handout for school pupils

KidsCan News
Thu 13 Aug 2015
Pupils from Maraeroa School will be kept warm and dry as they walk to school, thanks to raincoats donated by KidsCan and the Warriors. 
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Meridian's poverty project up for awards

KidsCan News
Thu 30 Jul 2015
Meridian Energy has joined with children's charity KidsCan to raise awareness of child poverty in New Zealand and help to provide food, clothing and basic healthcare. 

Zero fees for under-13s

KidsCan News
Wed 1 Jul 2015
www.health.govt.nz/visiting-a-doctorFrom 1 July, most general practices will offer zero-fee visits for children under 13. To find out more ask your general practice team.

Zero fees for under-13s

KidsCan News
Wed 1 Jul 2015
www.health.govt.nz/visiting-a-doctorFrom 1 July, most general practices will offer zero-fee visits for children under 13. To find out more ask your general practice team.

Winter 2015 Newsletter

Newsletter
Wed 1 Jul 2015
News from our Backyard, New KidsCan schools, Principal Opinion piece, Programmes update, Fundraisers in the community page and more

KidsCan National Mufti Day is back!

KidsCan News
Fri 26 Jun 2015
KidsCan National Mufti Day is back, for the third year in a row, and plans to raise much needed funds for Kiwi kids living in poverty who are less fortunate than others.

How Growing Up in Poverty Rewires a Child’s Developing Brain

In the Media
Thu 4 Jun 2015
Decades of scientific research have suggested that a child’s early life experience has the power to profoundly affect his or her learning. One of the most predictive factors is socioeconomic status (SES), or the standardized measure of a particular fami