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At Variety – the Children’s Charity, our support is focused on improving the wellbeing of children and young people across New Zealand.


We believe every Kiwi kid deserves the same opportunity for a happy, healthy childhood.

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With your help, Variety supports Kiwi kids all over NZ and each one has a story to tell. Here are some of them.

How sponsorship has helped Amelia

Amelia is no stranger to pain. She has weathered major health storms, had several... Read more

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Big surprise awaited Kaden

Every child needs to live in a warm, healthy home, and an important part of this is having their own bed to... Read more

Bella and Rhett come out of their shell

Bella is the creative one, loves writing stories and drawing pictures. Her younger... Read more

Email for parents/caregivers and school: or 09 520 4111

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Sponsor a Kiwi kid today

Change a child's life for good. Right now, New Zealand children are waiting for life-changing sponsorships. 
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Become a monthly donor

For as little as $20 a month you’ll give disadvantaged children access to life-changing assistance they would otherwise go without. 

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Active Me – Kia Tū

Variety and Sport NZ are improving Kiwi kids’ wellbeing, providing opportunities to get active, while building confidence and self-esteem.

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The Active Me - Kia Tū Fund: A two-year pilot to support tamariki and rangatahi in... more
Join us for Bingo at SkyCity Auckland, Corner Victoria and Federal Streets – Now... more