News

$100K donated to KidsCan

KidsCan News
Wed 23 May 2012
After KidsCan appeared on Campbell Live last night $100K was donated An eight-year-old girl in Hamilton went to school in worn out shoes today in the cold and wet.
Girl in front of container

Kids can help keep Kiwi Kids in school

KidsCan News
Wed 23 May 2012
With worsening levels of poverty in New Zealand teachers are finding students searching through rubbish bins for food and taking turns to attend school as they have to share their shoes.
Book

Musicians, authors, and sports heroes team up with KidsCan partner schools students to raise funds

KidsCan News
Mon 21 May 2012
Renowned musicians Ladi6 and Nathan Haines, authors Maurice Gee and Joy Cowley, and BMX racer Sarah Walker are among more than 50 New Zealanders who have 'donated' their happiest thought or memory for illustration by students at KidsCan partner schools
Girl in front of container

KidsCan on Campbell Live

KidsCan News
Thu 17 May 2012
Reporter Tristram Clayton looked at New Zealand's child poverty problem. Central New Brighton School principal Toni Burnside says that for many of her pupils, their first meal of the day comes from the KidsCan charity.
Milly & Molly

'Feeling the same' campaign

KidsCan News
Thu 10 May 2012
The Friends of Milly, Molly (N.Z) Inc’ and KidsCan have joined forces to make a real difference in the lives of New Zealand’s most disadvantaged children.
Three woman with beanies

Knitters needed! 10,000 beanies needed for winter

KidsCan News
Wed 9 May 2012
Could you knit a beanie tonight?
Boys eating

Doughraiser Raises $15K For Hungry Kiwi Kids

KidsCan News
Thu 19 Apr 2012
Over $15,000 was raised for vulnerable Kiwi kids on Monday, thanks to Domino’s National Doughraiser for children’s charity KidsCan.
Logo KidsCan

Pizza helps Kids in poverty this monday at Domino’s

KidsCan News
Mon 16 Apr 2012
Domino’s pizza are teaming up with the charity KidsCan to support underprivileged Kiwi kids with their first national Doughraiser this Monday April 16th.
Damaged shoe

Shoes for Kids at Linwood North School, Christchurch

KidsCan News
Thu 5 Apr 2012
Our CEO Julie Chapman (nee Helson) was among sponsors who gave shoes out to Linwood North School in Christchurch yesterday.  25 children were presented with a pair of black shoes and two pairs of socks.

Grim Picture painted of young Maori Health

In the Media
Mon 19 Mar 2012
Young Maori are being admitted to hospital with acute illnesses at a significantly higher rate than non-Maori, says a report by a University of Otago research unit being released today.