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Happy Campers

Camp Bravehearts & Camp Teenbeat are over for another year.

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Medical Pioneer's Legacy Lives On

Prof Francis Fontan pioneered life-giving surgery that transformed the lives of so many people.

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Helping Others

Jessie Gordon knows what it is like to spend a lot of time in hospital. It is one of the main reasons she chose to become a nurse in her adult life.

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Maddie Makes an Impact

Heart kiddie Maddison Blitvich shares her special story

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A Mother's Tale

Jo Maheno reflects on her first Heart Kids Camp with daughter Arielle.

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Kiwi open-heart surgery patients at small risk of infection

Ministry of Health Lack of Action Disappoints Heart Kids NZ

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LITTLE HEART DAY

Huge support around the country for Little Heart Day.

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Colin's Mighty Marathon Challenge

Colin Chapman swaps the boardroom for a backpack to take on the mighty Tenzing Everest marathon.

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15

Mar

Cycle for Heart Kids Cambodia 2019

Imagine cycling dusty roads within the Mekong Delta, open to the exquisite scenery of Cambodia, the jewel of Southeast Asia. With every kilometre you cover, you will be raising money to help families manage the day to day challenges that come with having a heart child.

Read more

16

Feb

Kids Day Out Variety Show - Christchurch

The Kids Day Out Variety Show Christchurch will be held at 2pm at Papanui High School,30 Langdons Road, Christchurch A great entertainment show for children and families that have health or social circumstances that would normally prevent them from being able to attend a live stage show. All money raised goes to Heart Kids.

Livvy Meets Her Musical Hero

It was a dream come true for young heart adult Livvy, when she got to meet her musical hero.

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ADVENTURERS ON THEIR WAY TO EVEREST

Adventurers take off to tackle Tenzing Everest marathon and raise $250k for Heart Kids

Read more

THEY DID IT!

Emotions run high as adventurers complete the incredible Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon!

Read more

Awareness Week a Huge Success

Heart Kids Awareness Week is over for another year and it's been a huge success.

Read more

Awesome Foursome Return Home

Amazing adventurers return home after marathon effort

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Action Needed on Rheumatic Fever

Heart Kids CEO Rob Lutter says more needs to be done about Rheumatic Fever.

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Sensational Supercheap

Supercheap campaign a super success!

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Parker Takes the Plunge

Boxer Joseph Parker is headlining the launch of our Heart Stopper campaign in Auckland.

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29

Sep

The Chinese National Acrobatic Troupe

“Touch—Adventure Tour 2018”, is the latest offering from the acclaimed Chinese Acrobatics Troupe and tells the story of a young boy's wonderful experience. Throughout the day and night, this innocent boy experiences extraordinary people and events such as adventure, beauty, trust, materialism, death, hope, and love during their journey through a park. This story tells the tale of his experiences as he grows and matures through a variety of life experiences.

Read more

Jetts Annual Treadathon event

Head to your local Jetts gym to support their annual "Treadathon" fundraiser for Heart Kids

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HEART STOPPER LAUNCH WITH BIG STARS

A record $45,000 is raised at the Auckland Central Heart Stopper event, launching the 360Heart Stopper season.

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Roche - CoaguChek Machine INR strips Alert

Heart Kids have been informed of an issue with some CoaguChek Machine INR Testing Strips.

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Fontan Registry 2018

Research confirms that good fitness leads to good health.

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Hearts 4 Kids Helping hearts Across the Pacific

Dr Kirsten Finucane leads another successful medical mission to Fiji.

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Cycle Challenge Ambassador 2018

11 year old Ethan Hayes takes on the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge for the 5th time.

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New App May help identify RHD

A new app that helps detect skin cancer could also help detect scabies.

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Family Support Workers Gather in Auckland

Heart Kids Family Support Workers from around the country gathered in Auckland for two days of training and networking.

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Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge 2018

Despite the weather, the crowds turned out for the 2018 BDO Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge.

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Super awesome effort from Supercheap Auto.

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14

Feb

Little Heart Day 2019

Little Heart Day is back for 2019! Show the love in a different way this Valentines Day by holding a Little Heart Day and raising funds kids with broken hearts.

Read more

Heart Kids Welcomes New CEO

Kate Figgins appointed Heart Kids CEO.

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Heart Kids Camp 2019 Underway

Heart kids from around NZ arrive in Auckland for Camp Braveheart and Teen beat! a week of fun and friendship.

Read more

Kids Day Out Variety Shows

Kids Day Out Variety Shows are coming to a town near you this summer in support of Heart Kids

Read more

28

Mar

Heart Kids Charity Golf Day Auckland

Tee off for a good cause this March!

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03

Mar

Ports of Auckland Round the Bays 2019

Join the Heart Kids running team this March at the Ports of Auckland Round the Bays 2019!

Read more

17

Feb

Kids Day Out Variety Show - Timaru / Ashburton

The Kids Day Out Variety Show Timaru / Ashburton will be held at 2pm at Roncalli College, 19 Wellington Street, Timaru. A great entertainment show for children and families that have health or social circumstances that would normally prevent them from being able to attend a live stage show. All money raised goes to Heart Kids.

18

Feb

Kids Day Out Variety Show - Dunedin

The Kids Day Out Variety Show Dunedin will be held at 6pm at Otago Boys High School, 2 Arthur Street, Dunedin. A great entertainment show for children and families that have health or social circumstances that would normally prevent them from being able to attend a live stage show. All money raised goes to Heart Kids.

19

Feb

Kids Day Out Variety Show - Invercargill

The Kids Day Out Variety Show Invercargill will be held at 6pm at Southland Boys High School, 181 Herbert Street, Christchurch A great entertainment show for children and families that have health or social circumstances that would normally prevent them from being able to attend a live stage show. All money raised goes to Heart Kids.

20

Feb

Kids Day Out Variety Show - Queenstown

The Kids Day Out Variety Show Queenstown will be held at 6pm at Queenstown Memorial Centre, 1 Memorial Street, Queenstown. A great entertainment show for children and families that have health or social circumstances that would normally prevent them from being able to attend a live stage show. All money raised goes to Heart Kids.

21

Feb

Kids Day Out Variety Show - West Coast

The Kids Day Out Variety Show West Coast will be held at 6pm at Regent Theatre, Cnr Herbert and Mackay Streets, Greymouth. A great entertainment show for children and families that have health or social circumstances that would normally prevent them from being able to attend a live stage show. All money raised goes to Heart Kids.

22

Feb

Kids Day Out Variety Show - Nelson

The Kids Day Out Variety Show Nelson will be held at 6pm at Nelson College, 67 Waimea Road, Nelson. A great entertainment show for children and families that have health or social circumstances that would normally prevent them from being able to attend a live stage show. All money raised goes to Heart Kids.

23

Feb

Kids Day Out Variety Show - Blenheim

The Kids Day Out Variety Show Blenheim will be held at 2pm at Marlborough Boys College, 5 Stephenson Street, Blenheim. A great entertainment show for children and families that have health or social circumstances that would normally prevent them from being able to attend a live stage show. All money raised goes to Heart Kids.

Showing Love In A Different Way

The Breakers Basketball team show their love in a different way on Valentine's Day, support Little Heart Day.

Read more

Happy Campers

Camp Bravehearts & Camp Teenbeat are over for another year.

Read more

Medical Pioneer's Legacy Lives On

Prof Francis Fontan pioneered life-giving surgery that transformed the lives of so many people.

Read more

Helping Others

Jessie Gordon knows what it is like to spend a lot of time in hospital. It is one of the main reasons she chose to become a nurse in her adult life.

Read more

Maddie Makes an Impact

Heart kiddie Maddison Blitvich shares her special story

Read more

A Mother's Tale

Jo Maheno reflects on her first Heart Kids Camp with daughter Arielle.

Read more

Kiwi open-heart surgery patients at small risk of infection

Ministry of Health Lack of Action Disappoints Heart Kids NZ

Read more

LITTLE HEART DAY

Huge support around the country for Little Heart Day.

Read more

Colin's Mighty Marathon Challenge

Colin Chapman swaps the boardroom for a backpack to take on the mighty Tenzing Everest marathon.

Read more

Livvy Meets Her Musical Hero

It was a dream come true for young heart adult Livvy, when she got to meet her musical hero.

Read more

ADVENTURERS ON THEIR WAY TO EVEREST

Adventurers take off to tackle Tenzing Everest marathon and raise $250k for Heart Kids

Read more

THEY DID IT!

Emotions run high as adventurers complete the incredible Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon!

Read more

Awareness Week a Huge Success

Heart Kids Awareness Week is over for another year and it's been a huge success.

Read more

Awesome Foursome Return Home

Amazing adventurers return home after marathon effort

Read more

Action Needed on Rheumatic Fever

Heart Kids CEO Rob Lutter says more needs to be done about Rheumatic Fever.

Read more

Sensational Supercheap

Supercheap campaign a super success!

Read more

Parker Takes the Plunge

Boxer Joseph Parker is headlining the launch of our Heart Stopper campaign in Auckland.

Read more

Jetts Annual Treadathon event

Head to your local Jetts gym to support their annual "Treadathon" fundraiser for Heart Kids

Read more

HEART STOPPER LAUNCH WITH BIG STARS

A record $45,000 is raised at the Auckland Central Heart Stopper event, launching the 360Heart Stopper season.

Read more

Roche - CoaguChek Machine INR strips Alert

Heart Kids have been informed of an issue with some CoaguChek Machine INR Testing Strips.

Read more

Fontan Registry 2018

Research confirms that good fitness leads to good health.

Read more

Hearts 4 Kids Helping hearts Across the Pacific

Dr Kirsten Finucane leads another successful medical mission to Fiji.

Read more

Cycle Challenge Ambassador 2018

11 year old Ethan Hayes takes on the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge for the 5th time.

Read more

New App May help identify RHD

A new app that helps detect skin cancer could also help detect scabies.

Read more

Family Support Workers Gather in Auckland

Heart Kids Family Support Workers from around the country gathered in Auckland for two days of training and networking.

Read more

Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge 2018

Despite the weather, the crowds turned out for the 2018 BDO Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge.

Read more

Super awesome effort from Supercheap Auto.

Read more

Heart Kids Welcomes New CEO

Kate Figgins appointed Heart Kids CEO.

Read more

Heart Kids Camp 2019 Underway

Heart kids from around NZ arrive in Auckland for Camp Braveheart and Teen beat! a week of fun and friendship.

Read more

Kids Day Out Variety Shows

Kids Day Out Variety Shows are coming to a town near you this summer in support of Heart Kids

Read more

Showing Love In A Different Way

The Breakers Basketball team show their love in a different way on Valentine's Day, support Little Heart Day.

Read more

28

Mar

Heart Kids Charity Golf Day Auckland

Tee off for a good cause this March!

Read more

15

Mar

Cycle for Heart Kids Cambodia 2019

Imagine cycling dusty roads within the Mekong Delta, open to the exquisite scenery of Cambodia, the jewel of Southeast Asia. With every kilometre you cover, you will be raising money to help families manage the day to day challenges that come with having a heart child.

Read more

03

Mar

Ports of Auckland Round the Bays 2019

Join the Heart Kids running team this March at the Ports of Auckland Round the Bays 2019!

Read more

23

Feb

Kids Day Out Variety Show - Blenheim

The Kids Day Out Variety Show Blenheim will be held at 2pm at Marlborough Boys College, 5 Stephenson Street, Blenheim. A great entertainment show for children and families that have health or social circumstances that would normally prevent them from being able to attend a live stage show. All money raised goes to Heart Kids.

22

Feb

Kids Day Out Variety Show - Nelson

The Kids Day Out Variety Show Nelson will be held at 6pm at Nelson College, 67 Waimea Road, Nelson. A great entertainment show for children and families that have health or social circumstances that would normally prevent them from being able to attend a live stage show. All money raised goes to Heart Kids.

21

Feb

Kids Day Out Variety Show - West Coast

The Kids Day Out Variety Show West Coast will be held at 6pm at Regent Theatre, Cnr Herbert and Mackay Streets, Greymouth. A great entertainment show for children and families that have health or social circumstances that would normally prevent them from being able to attend a live stage show. All money raised goes to Heart Kids.

20

Feb

Kids Day Out Variety Show - Queenstown

The Kids Day Out Variety Show Queenstown will be held at 6pm at Queenstown Memorial Centre, 1 Memorial Street, Queenstown. A great entertainment show for children and families that have health or social circumstances that would normally prevent them from being able to attend a live stage show. All money raised goes to Heart Kids.

19

Feb

Kids Day Out Variety Show - Invercargill

The Kids Day Out Variety Show Invercargill will be held at 6pm at Southland Boys High School, 181 Herbert Street, Christchurch A great entertainment show for children and families that have health or social circumstances that would normally prevent them from being able to attend a live stage show. All money raised goes to Heart Kids.

18

Feb

Kids Day Out Variety Show - Dunedin

The Kids Day Out Variety Show Dunedin will be held at 6pm at Otago Boys High School, 2 Arthur Street, Dunedin. A great entertainment show for children and families that have health or social circumstances that would normally prevent them from being able to attend a live stage show. All money raised goes to Heart Kids.

17

Feb

Kids Day Out Variety Show - Timaru / Ashburton

The Kids Day Out Variety Show Timaru / Ashburton will be held at 2pm at Roncalli College, 19 Wellington Street, Timaru. A great entertainment show for children and families that have health or social circumstances that would normally prevent them from being able to attend a live stage show. All money raised goes to Heart Kids.

16

Feb

Kids Day Out Variety Show - Christchurch

The Kids Day Out Variety Show Christchurch will be held at 2pm at Papanui High School,30 Langdons Road, Christchurch A great entertainment show for children and families that have health or social circumstances that would normally prevent them from being able to attend a live stage show. All money raised goes to Heart Kids.

14

Feb

Little Heart Day 2019

Little Heart Day is back for 2019! Show the love in a different way this Valentines Day by holding a Little Heart Day and raising funds kids with broken hearts.

Read more

29

Sep

The Chinese National Acrobatic Troupe

“Touch—Adventure Tour 2018”, is the latest offering from the acclaimed Chinese Acrobatics Troupe and tells the story of a young boy's wonderful experience. Throughout the day and night, this innocent boy experiences extraordinary people and events such as adventure, beauty, trust, materialism, death, hope, and love during their journey through a park. This story tells the tale of his experiences as he grows and matures through a variety of life experiences.

Read more