We provide hope for the future

For over 60 years, Barnardos New Zealand has been working with children and families in Aotearoa to build nurturing relationships and resilient homes and communities. Every day we work to make a lasting difference to the lives of tamariki and whānau in need, so they thrive. Together we can build stronger communities, one child at a time.

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Across Aotearoa, tamariki and rangatahi are being denied a safe childhood and live in fear for their future

Every child deserves to be safe

In the last year:

Our mission in Child and Family Services is to enhance the mana of tamariki and whānau through relationship and connection.

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children, young people and caregivers were helped through our face-to-face Child and Family Services


calls and e-chats to 0800 What’s Up answered


tamariki benefited from Barnardos Early Learning

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We have child and family services operating in every part of the country.

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