Some great Kiwis have joined with us to help promote our work, from Hayley Westenra to Amber and Jay from MTV!
Hayley Westenra is one of the youngest ever ambassadors for UNICEF. As a world-famous soprano, she works to raise awareness of the desperate situation facing children around the world. Hayley is passionate about children’s empowerment. She supports education... Read more.
Roger intends to use his role as an Ambassador for UNICEF NZ to make a positive difference in children's lives wherever the need is most urgent. Roger Hall is New Zealand's most prolific playwright. He wrote his first play, Glide Time, over thirty... Read more.
Gareth and Jo Morgan have been UNICEF NZ Ambassadors since 2007 and have visited UNICEF projects around the world. They support an Education Project in the Solomon Islands as well as a programme for street children in Paraguay, and were instrumental... Read more.
Gareth and Jo Morgan
MTV hosts, Amber Peebles and Jay Reeve, became Ambassadors in 2008. UNICEF New Zealand is excited to have them on board and is looking forward to working with them to promote children's rights at home and abroad. Amber Peebles Amber has been the... Read more.
Amber and Jay
One of International Rugby’s greatest superstars, the legendary Jonah Lomu led the All Blacks to victory for many years. Now he’s engaging with us to help fight for the rights of children. Read more.
Our Ambassadors play a vital role in promoting UNICEF, and enable us to further highlight the work we undertake to improve the lives of the world's most vulnerable children.
What Our Ambassadors Do
They dedicate their time and energy to UNICEF in a variety of ways: visiting projects in the field and emergency situations, speaking to the media about what they have seen, or lobbying and raising money on our behalf.
Alison Mau - an experienced broadcaster, Prime newsreader, and permanent back-up host on TVNZ's Breakfast programme - was delighted to take up the role of UNICEF NZ Ambassador. A long-time campaigner for children's charities and AIDS awareness, Ali jumped... Read more.
Mike McRoberts, presenter of TV3’s news and 60 Minutes, is a proud Global Parent, after seeing first-hand the work UNICEF does around the world. "You can be assured the money you give will be spent to the best effect," he says. Read more.
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