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Save the Children New Zealand is focused on improving the lives of children in New Zealand, the Pacific, Asia and around the world.
Our role is to understand the needs of the children we work with. This way we know that we can make lasting change to their lives.
Globally, Save the Children is committed to child protection, child rights, education, emergencies, health & nutrition & HIV/AIDs prevention.
Our goal is to make child protection a reality for all children. We work to ensure children are protected from involvement in armed forces, are kept together with their families and are not subjected to exploitation and abuse. Read more
We improve the wellbeing of millions of children by promoting their rights locally, nationally and internationally. Save the Children has been a pioneer for child rights since our inception and was instrumental in developing the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). Read more
Education creates sustainable, long-term improvements for children. Save the Children recognises just how important basic education is, especially for children who are marginalised and hard to reach. Read more
Save the Children is committed to protecting children during emergencies and supporting their families to quickly recover and re-establish their lives, dignity and livelihoods . Read more
Health & nutrition
We have a 90-year track record in improving children’s health. We save lives by expanding access to health care for children and others, provide basic healthcare and medical equipment and train local health workers. Read more
HIV and AIDS prevention
Around the world, half of all new HIV infections are among young people aged 14 to 24. Every day, almost 2,000 babies are infected with HIV during pregnancy, birth or through breastfeeding. We work to prevent the spread of HIV and support individuals and families faced with the disease . Read more