Each year Variety provides around 450 deserving or disadvantaged children with the freedom and independence of their very own bike on our Bikes for Kids Tour in November. 

Some children have overcome adverse circumstances, in some situations the family is simply not in a position to purchase a bike and in other cases the programme recognises and rewards children who are role models at their school or in their community.

This recognition not only benefits the child concerned, but provides an incentive for their peers to follow in their footsteps and become good school and community citizens.

Find out how to nominate a child for a bike

Meet some Kiwi kids who have received a new bike from Variety

Watch a Variety Bikes for Kids Presentation in this clip from TVNZ Breakfast.

Help Buy a Kiwi Kid a Bike

For $200 you can provide a Kiwi kid with their very own bike and helmet. Click here to make a donation to Variety's Bikes for Kids programme.

Variety would like to thank its Bikes for Kids sponsors, without whom, this programme simply wouldn't be possible.


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