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Turua community coming together to make it a swing’ing success

5 June 2024

Promoting healthy smiles for tamariki in Christchurch

27 May 2024

Āta Whakarongo (Be Heard): Barnardos Aotearoa and VFTN launch youth mural competition

16 May 2024

0800 What’s Up opens helpline to parents, caregivers, and teachers for the first time during Bullying-Free NZ Week

9 May 2024

May the fourth be with you

1 May 2024

Care Kete supporting women impacted by family violence

30 April 2024

'ECE regulations with unintended consequences need to be removed while retaining regulations that e

16 April 2024

Building a better ECE future together

11 March 2024

The elephant in the room is the lack of planning - ECE sector

11 March 2024

Statistics New Zealand reports concerning increase in child poverty rates for 2023

22 February 2024

Wealth Management Adviser Angus Marks to become Chair of Barnardos Foundation

31 January 2024

New report shows 0800 What’s Up service provides $2 of social value per $1 spent

16 January 2024

Cranes, trucks, and pilot vehicles on a mission to shift early learning centre building

15 January 2024

Blessing and ground-breaking ceremony for new ELC in Turua

24 October 2023

Social work lecturer Jack Scanlan joins Barnardos’ Board

12 October 2023

Barnardos Awhi Tairāwhiti Centre manager Quannah Nickerson reflects on the role she plays in early childhood learning as World Teachers’ Day is celebrated.

5 October 2023

Celebrating social workers in Aotearoa: champions of change in our communities

20 September 2023

0800 What's Up plugs vital counselling gap as need spikes

18 September 2023

Awhi Tairāwhiti Centre Manager receives Tu Rangatira Māori Leadership Award for 2023

Pareto Phone data breach – August 2023

Rugby Southland teams up with Barnardos to bring joy to families: 500 tickets donated for weekend game

29 August 2023

Barnardos Board welcomes new member John Allen, and welcomes back Shannon Pakura

28 August 2023

Aotearoa should be paradise for every child, says Barnardos’ new CEO

3 August 2023

Stroke Foundation launches new online support platform for children of stroke survivors

11 July 2023

Government solution to ECE sector concerns as clear as mud

20 June 2023

Minister agrees to look into Early Childhood Education concerns

2 June 2023

Budget 2023: Barnardos welcomes the investment in tamariki and kaiako, but more could be done for those families most in need

19 May 2023

Barnardos launches Awhi Tairāwhiti

4 April 2023

Barnardos releases emergency funding for flood-impacted whānau

2 February 2023

Healthy Harold teams up with Barnardos helpline to support the mental wellbeing of tamariki across Aotearoa

26 January 2023

Poverty disproportionally felt by Māori, Pacific and disabled tamariki is deeply concerning

6 December 2022

21 years on, Barnardos’ counselling service 0800 What’s Up is needed more than ever

21 September 2022

Barnardos calls for the Oversight of Oranga Tamariki Bill to be paused

15 June 2022

Barnardos calls for Budget 2020 to invest in children, whānau and those who help them

13 May 2020

Barnardos says Government missed a big opportunity to alleviate poverty in today’s budget

19 May 2022

Barnardos Early Learning Services and NZEI Te Riu Roa achieve an historic step towards pay parity for ECE Teachers

26 Nov 2021

Barnardos welcomes increases to benefits in Budget 2021, but warns “we must not lose momentum”

21 May 2021

Child poverty statistics released and show some progress, but not enough in light of Covid-19.

23 February 2021

Kidsline merges with Barnardos 0800 What’s Up, creating Aotearoa’s only dedicated children’s helpline

27 January 2021

Barnardos shares children’s Dreams for the Decade to mark World Children’s Day 2020

20 Nov 2020

Supporting whānau experiencing family harm lies at the heart of new South Auckland multi-disciplinary hub Te Taanga Manawa, officially opened today

7 July 2020

Barnardos is calling on Aotearoa’s children and young people to share their hopes and dreams for the decade

22 June 2020

Barnardos welcomes Government social wellbeing announcement putting people at the centre

20 February 2020

Te ao Māori world views at the centre of social work symposiums

13 February 2020

Barnardos welcomes government’s 10 Year Early Learning Action Plan

10 December 2019

Let’s not forget about the ongoing impact of Cyclone Gabrielle on the mental wellbeing of tamariki

22 February 2023

Barnardos Early Learning Services and NZEI Te Riu Roa achieve an historic step towards pay parity for ECE Teachers

26 Nov 2021

Barnardos appoints new CEO

10 March 2023