12 Days of Christmas
Check out uplifting
stories of kids' lives
changed this year

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12 Days of Christmas - check out astonishing stories of kids' lives changed this year

Advent Calendar   Donate now

Variety Cycle Challenge 2018

Join Mike McRoberts in Sri Lanka this February.
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Variety helps give disadvantaged Kiwi kids the childhood they deserve

We believe that every child deserves the same opportunities to reach their full potential.

Every day, more than 1 in 4 Kiwi kids go without the basics most of us take for granted. This has a profound impact on their health, education and self-esteem.

With your help, Variety provides disadvantaged Kiwi kids with...

Basic
essentials

The basics that every kid deserves, like warm bedding, clothing and school uniforms

Extra-curricular
opportunities

Opportunities like joining in on swimming lessons, sport or going on school camp

Additional
funding

For children with extra needs like medical and mobility equipment

The difference you can make

Find out more about us and how you can make a difference in the lives of disadvantaged Kiwi kids.

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Meet Eden

Winter was a tough time for 7-year-old Eden. Although her mum, Deborah, budgets to get by on her very limited income, even basic essentials most of us take for granted are often...

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Meet Nathan

Nathan accepts that his mum, Nellie, can’t always provide. As Nellie explains, "He would say ‘Mum, my shoes are giving me blisters.’ I would say, ‘I can’t afford to replace them...

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Meet Precious

For 8-year-old Precious, Kiwi Kid Sponsorship has made a world of difference. She had terrible eczema that made her itchy and damaged her skin. It was easily treatable but...

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Sponsor a Kiwi kid today

Change a child's life for good. Right now, over 350 New Zealand children are waiting for life-changing sponsorships. 

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Be a Hero for Kiwi Kids

For as little as $15 a month you’ll give disadvantaged children access to life-changing assistance they would otherwise go without. 

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Donate to where needed most

Your donation today will help make a difference in the lives of Kiwi kids in desperate need. 

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  • Stories
In July, we presented 15-year-old Beth Reid with a Variety Gold Heart Scholarship. These... more
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Join much-loved New Zealand journalist Mike McRoberts, and explore Sri Lanka from... more