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We're working hard everyday to continue to support children and their families.

Find out what we've been up to by reading the articles below.

CRC Speedshow auction paintings for charity

15 Jul 2013 Don Packwood Burt Munro

Three of the 17 NZ Legends of Speed being honoured at this year’s CRC Speedshow have been painted by renowned artist Don Packwood with the unique oil paintings being auctioned and the profits donated to charity.

Wife's memory keeps Eric helping out

12 Jul 2013 Eric Bettridge, photo by Michael Cunningham

Eric Bettridge is the latest recipient of the Child Cancer Distinguished Service Award.

CCF Supporter Feedback Survey

05 Jul 2013

We always want to do things better here at CCF so we sent out a survey to a random selection of our supporters to find out how you think we are doing.

Family unity's a head-turner

27 Jun 2013 Headshave 3 generations

Three generations are shaving their lids for brave kids in Timaru. Jonathan Martin, his mum, Sue Howes, and grandmother, Doreen Hunter, are all planning to shave their heads on 1st November 2013. NATASHA MARTIN/ Fairfax NZ

TrueBliss back for charity campaign

21 Jun 2013 TrueBliss

Former New Zealand pop icons TrueBliss are back to raise awareness of child cancer.

The Annual Rotary Yacht Regatta 2013

21 Jun 2013 Rotary Regatta

The Rotary Annual Charity Yacht Regatta was held during our March Appeal Month this year with an amazing $15,000 donated to CCF.

Bears Care for Kids 2013

18 Jun 2013 Glenora Bears

The Glenora Bears Rugby League charity match is on Saturday 22 June at 2.30pm and will be screened on Maori TV on Sunday 23 June at 1.30pm. Come along or tune in to support CCF and the mighty Bears!

New Zealand Volunteer Awareness Week

17 Jun 2013 Street collector volunteers

It is New Zealand Volunteer Awareness Week and this is a note from our CEO, Sarah, to thank all of our wonderful volunteers. We couldn't do it without you!

A note from our Chair to celebrate 35 years of service

30 May 2013

CCF is now officially 35 years old. Here is a note from our Chair to celebrate 35 incredible years of service.

Jocelyn Torepe receives CCF Distinguished Service Award

29 May 2013 Volunteer Jocelyn

Jocelyn Torepe from Temuka is the most recent recipient of a Distinguished Service Award for her incredible 20 years of service to CCF.

Head sheared for CCF

29 May 2013 Tiana before & after

17 year old Tiana Pirimona shaved her lid for a brave kid and raised $1,500 in support of children with cancer.

Z Glen Park's special offer for CCF

23 May 2013 Z Logo

CCF was the lucky winner of the Good in the Hood campaign at Z Glen Park, who then went above and beyond to support CCF...

‘Kagi for Kids’ to support CCF

22 May 2013 Kagi Friendship Bracelet

Turquoise has long been a symbol of friendship, strength & protection, so it is fitting that a new campaign is using the magic of these stones to support children living with cancer.

Inspirational legacy behind collective shave

21 May 2013 Police shave for CCF

Hair, beards and ponytails got the chop when Wellington cops put their mops on the line in the name of CCF.

Entertainment™ Book 2013/2014 available now!

15 Apr 2013 Entertainment Book

Entertainment™ Books are now available for purchase through our Online Shop! Buying one today will help support children with cancer.

Generous Businesses Raise Over $50,000 for CCF

04 Apr 2013 Steve Price

These are the big-hearted businesses and people who made the Steve Price Night of Courage charity auction the great success that it was.

One in a Million Myah in the Women's Day

20 Mar 2013 Women's Day Myah

The latest Women's Day features one of our stars of Child Cancer Appeal Month and 2013 CCF Ambassador, Myah!

CCF Ambassadors in Women's Weekly

13 Mar 2013 Women's Weekly - Bernadine, Amanda and Emilie

Three CCF ambassadors - Bernadine, Emilie and Amanda - are featured in the March 18 edition of the NZ Women's Weekly! We are so proud of our lovely ladies.

Amanda, Kelcey & Maia Reunite for New Idea

13 Mar 2013

Check out this great story in the New Idea from March 4. Maia sold for $2,010 and is moving to his new home in Christchurch shortly!

Meet Hilton, Myah & Emilie - our Ambassadors for 2013!

12 Jan 2013 Hilton, Myah and Emilie

Our 2013 Amabassadors - Hilton, Myah and Emilie are stars already - having had their picture in Saturday's NZ Herald! Photo/Dean Purcell.

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