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 latest campaign

This amazing crayon brings families together. It may be small but it’s doing big things. Use it to do a quick, fun and easy activity – your child will love it.  Learn how, and try loads of fun free activities to do with your children here.


MATES is Making a World
of Difference

Congratulations to Shana Malio-Satele who runs MATES. She has received the Vodafone NZ Foundation World of Difference Award for 2015. Find out more about it here.