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Across 190 countries and territories, UNICEF defends the rights of children and young people.

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Teach your child about the world with monthly postcards from Paddington Bear - all while supporting children who need it most.


World Hunger Crisis

Don’t let the future starve. Donate now and help children worldwide overcome hunger and malnutrition.


Yemen Children's Crisis

Yemen is facing war, cholera, a food crisis and Covid-19 - all at the same time. Please donate now and help children survive.


Beirut Explosion - Lebanon Emergency

A catastrophic explosion has devastated Beirut and now children urgently need your help. Please donate now.


The Greatest Need

Whether facing disasters, conflict or disease – you’ll be giving the most vulnerable children around the world the chance to survive.


Covid-19 Emergency

Help fight Covid-19. Donate now and give families urgently needed soap, clean water and medical supplies.


Syrian Children’s Crisis

Syrian children's lives have been devastated by war - they need help now. Donate today to provide life-saving assistance.


Pacific Project Champions

Transform the lives of children across the Pacific. Every dollar you donate will be matched up to 9 times its value by NZ Govt!


Vaccinate a child

Each year 1.5 million children die from easily preventable diseases. Donate now and provide urgently needed vaccines.

Featured Stories

Featured stories from New Zealand and around the world

Displacement leaves its traces on health and nutrition of children in Cabo Delgado
Mossa is the only father in the group. He has come today with his four children: “I wanted to give their mother a break today. We have such a long, dangerous journey behind us, and she is exhausted and sick because of all the worrying for our kids.”
1 in 6 children lives in extreme poverty, World Bank-UNICEF analysis shows
The pre-COVID-19 analysis reveals that 356 million children struggle to survive on less than $1.90 a day, two-thirds of them in sub-Saharan Africa

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Saving Lives, Building Futures

The UNICEF New Zealand 2018 Annual Report highlights the impact for children we were able to achieve thanks to our donors, partners and supporters.The report includes details on our programmes in the Pacific, support for international emergencies, domestic advocacy, how the donations have been spent and the financial statements from 2018.

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Today there are 250 million children around the world living in areas under conflict.

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Many Kiwi families are struggling with job losses and loss of income. Our partners, @SalvationArmyNZ are delivering the #FoodForKiwiFamilies trolleys of food alongside budget advice and other support to help those in need.⁠ ⁠ Go to ⁠

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You can make sure every child has food in their tummy by making an urgent donation to #FoodForKiwiFamilies⁠ ⁠ Go to to help a vulnerable Kiwi family near you today.⁠

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