The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ
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What We Do
Restoring and preserving sight
Training and supporting doctors and nurses
Strengthening local health systems
Driving innovation & research
Where We Work
Papua New Guinea
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Dancing with the Stars to save sight
26 April 2022
We are very excited to announce that award-winning comedian and Seven Sharp reporter Rhys Mathewson is competing in the latest season of Dancing with Stars NZ and has chosen us as his charity of choice.
Kerikeri Woodchoppers reach amazing donation milestone
19 April 2022
This year as we celebrate our 30 Year Anniversary, we also celebrate receiving over $300,000 in donations from the incredible Kerikeri Woodchoppers.
Hawke’s Bay museum celebrating 25 years of community giving
07 April 2022
The last thing you expect to stumble across in the small rural community of Takapau, Hawkes Bay is an ancient weaponry museum.
The Foundation wins New Zealand Charity Reporting Award for the fourth time.
04 April 2022
The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ is proud to announce that our 2020 Performance Report won ‘Highly Commended’ in this year’s New Zealand Charity Reporting Awards.
International Women’s Day 2022 #BreakTheBias
08 March 2022
Audrey Aumua shares her thoughts on gender inequality in eye care, and how we can all work towards breaking the bias in our workplaces, communities, and homes.
How to claim your tax credit
04 March 2022
You can claim you tax back through IRD, or with help from our partners at Supergenerous.
Courageous Young Environmental Advocate Named Fred Hollows Junior Ambassador
18 November 2021
Aneke Kilbride, has been named today as this year’s Fred Hollows Junior Ambassador for taking on her local District Council about the region’s environmental footprint.
Give a gift with double the impact this Christmas
09 November 2021
We are excited to have joined forces with Specsavers to bring the gift of sight and support Fijian artisans this Christmas.
50th Fundraiser for Fred
02 November 2021
Atesh and Bernadette decided to make Atesh’s 50th birthday extra special this year. They raised an incredible $110,000 and have impacted the lives of hundreds of people in Fiji.
Students raise funds for Vanuatu
05 October 2021
Hutt International Boys’ School have generously donated $6,000 towards much-needed equipment for The Vanuatu National Eye Centre.
COVID-19 update from The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ
01 October 2021
New Zealand has now moved to Alert Level 4, while in Fiji, our team continues to adapt to the ever changing COVID-19 environment
Broadcaster Indira Stewart joins Team Fred
22 July 2021
This week we welcomed broadcaster and TVNZ Breakfast newsreader Indira Stewart to Team Fred. Indira will be a Team Fred partner, helping us end avoidable blindness and vision impairment in The Pacific.
Cheques are ending. What’s next?
26 May 2021
Eve and Julie from our Supporter Services team are here to help people manage the transition away from cheques
Mr Morris Dine by Donation dinners a delectable success
20 May 2021
What’s better than a night out at one of Auckland’s hottest new restaurants? A night out at one of Auckland’s hottest new restaurants while helping The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ continue our work in the Pacific.
A visit from our 2020 Humanity Awards winner
05 May 2021
Recently we caught up with our Humanity Awards 2021 Junior Ambassador, Elly Roadley. She told us that receiving the award has changed her outlook on life.
Covid's impact on the Pacific health sector
20 November 2020
Covid-19 has had a severe impact on Pacific nations this year. In the health sector, this has meant a loss of medical services across the Pacific.
We announce this year’s Humanity Awards Junior Ambassador
21 October 2020
The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ has announced Elly Roadley, from Whangaparaoa School as its Humanity Awards 2020 Junior Ambassador.
Dr Audrey Aumua talks about joining The Foundation
13 October 2020
Dr Audrey Aumua, the first Pacific woman to head The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ, speaks about what taking the helm means to her.
Dr Audrey Aumua announced as new Chief Executive Officer
10 September 2020
The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ has a new CEO, Dr Audrey Aumua.
Grandma takes a daring leap for sight
09 July 2020
Last week one of our donors became the oldest person to bungy jump off the Auckland Harbour Bridge.
Will there be a Pacific bubble?
17 June 2020
Important discussions are happening about the possibility of opening up a Pacific bubble.
Assessing the long-term impacts of COVID-19 on Pacific Nations
25 May 2020
As COVID-19 continues, the impact of the pandemic on Pacific Nations is of immense concern.
The Foundation wins New Zealand Charity Reporting Award
24 April 2020
The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ is thrilled to receive the 2019 Tier 2 Award for charity reporting.
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