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GSK Cookbook App Helps Children in Need

KidsCan News
Fri 27 Jul 2018
A new smartphone app featuring recipes created by Kiwi Masterchef Brett McGregor has been launched by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to support children’s charity KidsCan.  

Why one school put its hand up for help

KidsCan News
Thu 19 Jul 2018
What prompts a decile three school in central Auckland to ask for KidsCan help, after previously getting by?

Shoe Distrubtion Event at Southern Cross Campus

KidsCan News
Mon 9 Jul 2018
Thanks to our friends at SC Johnson, who are the lead supporter of our ‘Shoes for Kids’ programme, over 1200 shoes were delivered to kids at Southern Cross Campus in our biggest shoe order this year.

Watch: Charity makes biggest shoe delivery of the year to grateful South Auckland kids

KidsCan News
Wed 20 Jun 2018
As basic as they may seem, kids' shoes are in high demand across the country. Charity KidsCan has just made their biggest shoe delivery of the year to grateful Mangere East school kids.

Kids who have nothing yet still want to learn - scenes of child poverty in NZ

KidsCan News
Tue 19 Jun 2018
OPINION: For many parents, the morning routine involves dragging slumbering teenagers from their beds, and coercing them out the door to school.

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.