News

Read about KidsCan in the media and what we have been doing in our quarterly newsletters. 

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For previous articles please see the News Archive.

Waikato cooks support KidsCan

In the Media
Wed 12 Oct 2016
My Kitchen Rules New Zealand semi-finalists Jay Wanakore and Sarah Chase have joined forces with KidsCan to help children living in hardship.

Meridian encourages New Zealand businesses to get jogging for a good cause

In the Media
Tue 27 Sep 2016
It is officially 12 weeks until Christmas, and that means it is also time to get your team together for the Great KidsCan Santa Run’.

Planting for the future

In the Media
Wed 21 Sep 2016
It isn't just children's minds that are being encouraged to grow at Avon Primary School in Stratford, but also 58 trees in the school's newly­planted orchard.

Special raincoats for Paerata students

In the Media
Thu 1 Sep 2016
Paerata School students have been surprised with a special visit by members of the Warriors rugby league team.

Winter Newsletter 2016

Newsletter
Mon 29 Aug 2016

Raincoats and rugby stars hit St Mary's

In the Media
Wed 17 Aug 2016
Students at St Mary's School in Avondale thought they were going to watch a special presentation for two of their classmates. But thanks to KidsCan, they all walked away with brand new raincoats.

Support for solo mum who feeds her three kids with just $81 a week

KidsCan News
Tue 2 Aug 2016
People are offering gestures of support to the solo mother of three who's opened up her books to financial scrutiny - including one generous $1000 donation from someone living in Japan.

Kids charity struggles with demand for basics

In the Media
Tue 12 Jul 2016
     

Kids charity struggles with demand for basics

In the Media
Mon 11 Jul 2016
  Items as basic as soap and toothbrushes are in growing need among the country's most impoverished children this winter, says a national charity struggling to meet demand.

Pupils in need of help

In the Media
Fri 3 Jun 2016
A Waimate school has been placed on a KidsCan waiting list, which means less fortunate pupils will receive provisions they need to focus in the classroom.