Our Mission

We work for and with children, young people and families to relieve suffering, release potential, promote family functioning, reduce disparities in New Zealand society, reduce crime and violence and break the cycle of disadvantage. We do this through life-changing programmes that we develop, establish and manage.
Find out more here.

Our 2014-2015 Annual Report

Click here to read our latest annual report. Learn more of our most recent activities, our challenges and achievements, along with the inspiring stories of some of the people we have worked with.


Bill Clinton: HIPPY inspired Hillary

27 July 2016.  "20 years of research has shown how well this program works to improve readiness for school and academic achievement." 

At the Democratic National Convention this week, former US President Bill Clinton told the story of how Hillary Clinton introduced HIPPY in the USA. Watch here as he recounts the success of HIPPY.