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years of life-saving experience

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per cent funded by donors

When the world’s most vulnerable kids need hope, UNICEF is there as the world’s leading children’s charity. From emergency relief during conflict, natural disasters, and famine – all the way through to long-term solutions that have helped lift millions of kids out of poverty.

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UNICEF’s determination to protect the world’s children knows no limits. We’re for every child, no matter what.

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UNICEF makes your dollar make a difference.



of every dollar donated to emergencies goes directly to our Global Emergency Fund



is all the time it takes for us to deliver emergency relief anywhere in the world

With your help, our programs provide vulnerable children with
Access to Education
Emergency Help
Healthcare & Medicines
Life-saving Food & Nutrition
Clean Water & Sanitation
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Create a fundraiser

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Go beyond and spread awareness by starting your own fundraising campaign supporting any UNICEF appeal of your choice.

Get together the support of your whānau, friends, colleagues, and community to raise funds for work that saves children’s lives. With your very own fundraising page and team pages, you can easily collect donations online – it only takes two minutes to set up.

We’re committed to transparency. To see how we split up expenses and manage our costs, read our annual report or visit UNICEF Open to see a live overview of all our projects.

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UNICEF Aotearoa is a registered charity with the New Zealand Charities Commission (CC35979), making you eligible for a tax refund of up to a third of your donation. All transactions are billed in New Zealand dollars.

UNICEF Aotearoa operates from Level 5, 86 Victoria Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand.