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    KidsCan faces record demand as Kiwi kids return to school

    This school term, KidsCan intends to help feed almost 44,000 children in 787 schools and 57 early childhood centres nationwide. They say they've seen a 30% increase in demand for food support as KidsCan schools look to feed 10,000 more children a day.

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    Elderly couple's commitment to teaching Māori

    An elderly Māori couple are doing their bit to help nuture te reo Māori me ōna tikanga for children at the 'BestStart' child education centre in the Wellington suburb of Waiwhetu.  Hepetema and Mate Taitua - better known as Papa Sep and Whaea Mate - have been an inspiration to both staff and children since they started at the centre three years ago.   

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    Virtual reality sport game in Te Reo Māori

    The ASB Polyfest launches the new Puni Reo Pāhekoheko which is a virtual reality game that includes Ki-O-Rahi, Netball, Squash and Basketball. The games focuses on Te Reo Māori to help teach bi-lingual speakers.

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    160,000 kids live without access to enough kai

    This year's Child Poverty Monitor has found that more than 160,000 kids in Aotearoa are living in households without access to enough food or enough healthy food.

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    Hopeful turning point to stop Meningococcal in Northland

    There has been a huge response from the Northland region to vaccinations, with over 22,000 young children and teenagers immunised against a deadly new meningococcal strain.  The Ministry of Health, facing criticism for not responding quickly enough, confirmed today that it has obtained more vaccines to meet the demands. 

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    Police dispute claims they left kids in car while locking mother up

    A Tauranga man has taken to social media with claims that Whakatāne police took a thirty-year-old woman into custody, leaving her five children in the car unattended for two to three hours.  However,  police are disputing the claims.

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    Kids ditch screens, go bush for the holidays

    In the age of technology a nature-based children's programme is going against the grain, sending students on bush walks rather than leaving them cooped up inside on digital devices.

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    KidsCan warns increasing need in high decile schools

    The CEO of the KidsCan charity that helps the country's most needy children says they're fielding an increase in calls for support from high decile schools. Julie Chapman says the high cost of living in Auckland is causing the spike.

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    KidsCan govt funding may be canned

    National children's charity KidsCan is anxious to hear whether they will receive any more government funding from this week’s budget. 

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