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We inspire young people across New Zealand to realise potential through our school and community-based programmes that help build self-esteem, promote good values and teach valuable life, education and health skills.

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What people say

Here we share the stories of kids, our leaders, volunteers and staff throughout Aotearoa who have had their lives changed by the Graeme Dingle Foundation

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Research, events and news

Discover the latest news and events and research from our team that's dedicated to evaluating and developing programme logic models and measuring outcomes.

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Our Programmes

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Off to an awesome start

Kiwi Can is our energy-packed primary school programme, aimed at children aged 5 to 12 years. It teaches values such as integrity and respect, and delivers fun-filled learning to schools all around the country.

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Helping to support Kiwi kids stay stronger together

Our Stars programme strengthens young people for that often-tricky transition into high school, through training and supporting older students to mentor and walk alongside the new year 9’s.

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The sky's the limit

"What are you going to do when you grow up?" Not a lot of teens know the answer to that old chestnut! Career Navigator helps by assisting NZ's youth with valuable information, options and guidance around work and life choices, support with achieving goals, and aiming high.

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Shaping the future

Project K kicks in at a time when some kids need it most. Designed for Year 10's, this programme builds confidence, teaches life skills, promotes good health and encourages a positive attitude. What's not to love.

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Kiwi Tahi

Kiwi Tahi is an early intervention programme for tamarki aged 8 – 12 years which aims to reduce the number of young people engaged in anti-social behaviour and/or the youth justice system.

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