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Prostate Cancer Foundation

Prostate Cancer Foundation

With more than 600 men dying from prostate cancer each year, early detection and increasing awareness is key alongside improving diagnosis and ...

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Recovered Living NZ

Recovered Living NZ

Kristie Amadio has a bold vision to help the more than 100,000 Kiwis who are estimated to be living with an eating disorder.Last year Kristie started ...

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YES Disability – I.LEAD

YES Disability – I.LEAD

I.LEAD is a group that represents the voice of young people who have visible – and invisible – disabilities.Focussing on helping to bring about ...

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Taking to the skies with Uplift in Kind

Taking to the skies with Uplift in Kind

Uplift In Kind has a simple and heartfelt mission to give children who are going through a tough time a “distraction” and an experience they will ...

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Taku Wairua – The Waterboy

Taku Wairua – The Waterboy

Taku Wairua is a personal development programme focussed on helping young Kiwis to realise their potential and help build stronger communities. ...

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Blind Sport NZ – Accessible Sports Kits

Blind Sport NZ – Accessible Sports Kits

The Lindsay Foundation is delighted to partner with Blind Sport New Zealand (BSNZ) to roll out Accessible Sports Kits around New Zealand which will ...

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SPELD New Zealand

SPELD New Zealand

SPELD NZ is the country’s leading not-for-profit provider of assessment, tuition and support for those living with dyslexia and other specific ...

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Le Quesnoy, France - We Shall Remember Them

Le Quesnoy, France - We Shall Remember Them

Museum in France dedicated to Kiwi troops gets fundraising boost.(Project remembers soldiers who liberated small French town). The building of a new ...

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Creating opportunities at the Te Tuhi café

Creating opportunities at the Te Tuhi café

Te Tuhi’s café is Aotearoa’s first training café for people with intellectual disabilities, run in partnership with Rescare Homes Trust and the ...

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Taking that leap with Outward Bound

Taking that leap with Outward Bound

Since 1962 Outward Bound has been taking young New Zealander’s on epic journeys of self-discovery through outdoor challenge and adventure. Learning ...

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Supporting MND New Zealand

Supporting MND New Zealand

MND New Zealand supports people living with Motor Neurone Disease. They advocate for, educate and provide up-to-date information for people with MND ...

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The Rising Foundation – Ready to Achieve!

The Rising Foundation – Ready to Achieve!

Too many of our young people float through life, they feel directionless, baseless, confused, hurt and resentful. Some never discover who they are ...

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Race 4 Life Trust

Race 4 Life Trust

The aim of Race 4 Life Trust is to enable people, living with life limiting illness, to realize dreams that they, and their families, can ...

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Halberg and Lindsay Foundations form community partnership

Halberg and Lindsay Foundations form community partnership

The Lindsay Foundation has come together with the Halberg Foundation to support New Zealanders with disabilities who are living in disadvantaged ...

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WELL Foundation – adding the final touch to Waitakere’s Special Care Baby Unit

WELL Foundation – adding the final touch to Waitakere’s Special Care Baby Unit

Giving birth to a premature or unwell baby can be a very hard time for a mother so being able to stay together during a time when they need each ...

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Recreate NZ – life changing experiences for young people with disabilities

Recreate NZ – life changing experiences for young people with disabilities

Recreate New Zealand provides outstanding social and recreational services to young people with disabilities. The organisation has operated in ...

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Waikato Family Centre – support for mums, bubs and families

Waikato Family Centre – support for mums, bubs and families

The thrill of becoming a first-time parent is a feeling you never forget. However, it can also be an incredibly difficult time if a new-born or ...

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Conductive Education Taranaki – inspired a chance meeting with Craig and Zak

Conductive Education Taranaki – inspired a chance meeting with Craig and Zak

When Craig Nielsen and his son Zak appeared on One News Breakfast and revealed how close they were to having to stop their service for “kids with ...

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Taking the next step with The CatWalk Trust

Taking the next step with The CatWalk Trust

A world free of paralysis caused by spinal cord injury – that’s the world The CatWalk Trust asks its supporters to imagine.Now the most exciting ...

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Youth in Transition the Journey Back to Awesome

Youth in Transition the Journey Back to Awesome

Tina Jones, the founder of Youth in Transition, spent eight years working with Police and victim support in the suicide bereavement team. Dismayed at ...

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Inspiring children to make healthy choices – Life Education Trust Counties-Manukau

Inspiring children to make healthy choices – Life Education Trust Counties-Manukau

Life Education was established in New Zealand in 1988 with the aim to educate primary school children on the importance of the human body and how it ...

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Getting onboard the Nelson ARK

Getting onboard the Nelson ARK

Nothing compares to the love and adoration that dogs can have for people, no judgments or misgivings, just 100 percent focused on you. The Nelson ARK ...

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'Beds for Kids' staying warm this winter with Variety NZ

'Beds for Kids' staying warm this winter with Variety NZ

Every day more than 1 in 4 Kiwi kids go without the basics most of us take for granted. This has a profound impact on their health, education and ...

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Turning on the sound with the Cochlear Implant Foundation

Turning on the sound with the Cochlear Implant Foundation

The Hearing House’s mission to assist people with hearing loss, enabling them to hear, communicate and participate in society to their full ...

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Adding some lift to the Westpac Rescue Helicopter

Adding some lift to the Westpac Rescue Helicopter

2020 marks 50 years since the establishment of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter – the world’s first civilian rescue helicopter service.Averaging ...

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“There when the unimaginable happens”

“There when the unimaginable happens”

For the past 16 years, Waikato based charity True Colours Children’s Health Trust has been there for more than 2000 children and families to ...

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Lindsay Foundation Partners with K9MD to take on a second killer cancer

Lindsay Foundation Partners with K9MD to take on a second killer cancer

It started with the Lindsay Foundation supporting K9 Medical Detection (K9MD) and its specially trained dogs to detect bowel cancer – and now the ...

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Gumboot Friday stages Lockdown-friendly celebration

Gumboot Friday stages Lockdown-friendly celebration

With the second annual Gumboot Friday falling on the first Friday of Lockdown, organisers of the fundraising event for kids’ mental health ...

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Lessening the impact of grief for young Kiwis

Lessening the impact of grief for young Kiwis

When serious illness or bereavement occurs within a family, everyone is affected. For children and young people, the impact of grief can be intense, ...

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Autism New Zealand Grand Opening of Australasia’s First Autism Resource Centre

Autism New Zealand Grand Opening of Australasia’s First Autism Resource Centre

Autism New Zealand is set to open Australasia’s first Autism Resource Centre on the 20th of February 2020. The building, located in Petone, was ...

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Exciting milestone reached in the construction of the Pet Refuge shelter

Exciting milestone reached in the construction of the Pet Refuge shelter

When it comes to pouring concrete, a fine day and all hands-on deck are crucial! This is exactly what happened in late February at the Pet Refuge ...

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Lindsay Foundation partners with Sweet Louise

Lindsay Foundation partners with Sweet Louise

Scott Perkins wife Louise was diagnosed with cancer at a very young age and given just two years to live. Yet with her vibrant, selfless and entirely ...

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Breathe easy with Asthma NZ and the Mobile Nurse Educators

Breathe easy with Asthma NZ and the Mobile Nurse Educators

Breathing easy is something that we all take for granted, but for 1 in 7 New Zealand children it can be a difficult and frightening experience.Asthma ...

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Growing great brains for generations to come

Growing great brains for generations to come

Brainwave, an organisation helping children from disadvantaged backgrounds reach their full potential, has received funding from the Lindsay ...

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The future looks bright with Auckland Health Foundation & Eyesi

The future looks bright with Auckland Health Foundation & Eyesi

A state-of-the-art simulator that enables surgeons to practice delicate eye procedures has been funded by The Lindsay Foundation in a partnership ...

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Wait no longer – Lindsay Foundation partners with Upside Downs

Wait no longer – Lindsay Foundation partners with Upside Downs

The Lindsay Foundation is partnering with the Upside Downs Education Trust to help provide speech therapy for more children with Downs Syndrome. The ...

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Helping to build more warm, dry, affordable homes

Helping to build more warm, dry, affordable homes

The Lindsay Foundation is backing a new initiative that brings together investors and community housing providers to build more affordable homes for ...

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Generosity flows at Karaka

Generosity flows at Karaka

The generosity of a number of thoroughbred industry kingpins has led to more than $300,000 being raised for the CatWalk Spinal Cord Injury Research ...

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Proudly supporting the Precision Paediatric Cancer Project

Proudly supporting the Precision Paediatric Cancer Project

Cure Kids is New Zealand’s leading funder of child health research outside the Government and since 1971 has supported research to improve, extend ...

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Training to save lives

Training to save lives

A new machine at the Auckland DHB will enable health professionals to practice CPR skills on a regular basis and help them save valuable lives. The ...

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Mentoring Makes a Difference

Mentoring Makes a Difference

In 1904, a young New York City court clerk named Ernest Kent Coulter was seeing many boys come through his courtroom. He recognized that caring ...

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NZer of the year nominee ‘feels like a weight has been lifted’

NZer of the year nominee ‘feels like a weight has been lifted’

When Janine Hinton, founder of Saving Hope Foundation read the email from Andrew, she couldn’t quite believe it was true.Since July 2017, Janine & ...

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A safe haven in tough times for over 300 children each year

A safe haven in tough times for over 300 children each year

Since 1925 Canterbury’s Cholmondeley House has been providing short-term emergency and planned respite care and education to children (aged 3-12 ...

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Helping young people with disabilities to ‘Get their Jam on!’

Helping young people with disabilities to ‘Get their Jam on!’

All over New Zealand, StarJam inspires young people with disabilities (Jammers) to express themselves through music, dance, singing and ...

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‘Man’s best friend’ could be the key to detecting cancer early

‘Man’s best friend’ could be the key to detecting cancer early

The Lindsay Foundation is joining forces with K9MD, Otago University & the Bowel Cancer Foundation Trust to research the development of a screening ...

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Third Annual Heart Kids Camp

Third Annual Heart Kids Camp

Around 90 kids, 45 helpers and medical staff have gathered for a full week of activities, fun and friendship at One Big Adventure Park in Henderson, ...

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Ready for Takeoff - Lindsay Foundation partners with Starship Air Ambulance

Ready for Takeoff - Lindsay Foundation partners with Starship Air Ambulance

Last year, the Starship National Air Ambulance flew 183 retrieval missions to almost every region in New Zealand to collect children from any ...

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The Lindsay Foundation RAV4 receives the Woof of approval

The Lindsay Foundation RAV4 receives the Woof of approval

What a great day with the team from Assistance Dogs. Gorgeous H litter pups Heidi and Harry, with big sister Jojo stole the show. They were suitably ...

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Helping make an inclusive workplace part of every Kiwi kid’s future

Helping make an inclusive workplace part of every Kiwi kid’s future

At the Lindsay Foundation, we believe that the opportunity for meaningful employment should be a part of every Kiwi kid’s future. Currently, ...

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Teaming up with Anxiety New Zealand

Teaming up with Anxiety New Zealand

The Lindsay Foundation is pleased to announce a partnership initiative with Anxiety New Zealand. The setup and development of an Education Program ...

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Lindsay Foundation lines up with the team at START

Lindsay Foundation lines up with the team at START

The Lindsay Foundation is partnering with our friends at the Stuttering Treatment and Research Trust (START) to increase awareness, provide ...

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LF partners with Autism NZ to build the Autism Resource Centre

LF partners with Autism NZ to build the Autism Resource Centre

The Lindsay Foundation is delighted to announce its partnership with Autism NZ. Our support and resource will be directed towards the development of ...

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Pet Refuge launch

Pet Refuge launch

Trustee’s Cameron and Jo Lindsay along with our Foundation CEO Andrew Higgott and partner Tracy were in attendance at the Official Pet Refuge ...

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Adding some Drive to the Downlights team

Adding some Drive to the Downlights team

The Lindsay Foundation is delighted to assist Downlights NZ with the use of brand new 9-seater Ford Tourneo van. This will assist Downlights with ...

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Lindsay Foundation joins the Working Together More fund

Lindsay Foundation joins the Working Together More fund

The six current members of the Working Together More Fund (WTMF) are delighted that the Lindsay Foundation has decided to join the Fund. In ...

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