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Every week, 12 babies are born with a heart defect in New Zealand. Whilst there are surgical procedures that can improve the heart's function, there is no cure for a Congenital Heart Disease (CHD).

Heart Kids NZ is the only charity that supports Kiwi children and families affected by CHD, right through their life.

Heart Kids NZ receives no government funding and has to fundraise for all its services.

If you need more information or just someone to talk to, please call us on free phone 0800 543 943.


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We'd like to invite all members to attend the Annual General Meeting at 3pm on Saturday the 28th of May. The Board will report on the work and achievements of our organisation over the last year.

This is a great opportunity for you to meet with the Board and discuss the affairs of Heart Kids NZ.

Please confirm your attendance, or tender your apology, with Rob Lutter, Chief Executive and Board Secretary by noon Friday 20th May. Notice can be sent via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by phone to either 09-3779950 (0800 543 943) ext. 804 or 027 244 8331. We hope to see you there.

Annual General Meeting Notice
Annual General Meeting Agenda


Heart Stopper Challenge

It's time to chill for Heart Kids! hsc_logo_square_s

Plunge into a tub of water chilled to 8⁰ for 5 minutes to show support for Heart Kids NZ and the thousands of kids and families who face even bigger challenges every single day.

It’s easy - create a team theme, come in fancy dress and make sure your plunging efforts are supported. 

Sign up now.



Dare to take an icy plunge for 5 minutes? Shot put queen Valerie Adams, TV ONE Breakfast host Rawdon Christie and many other brave souls have done this

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