Fraud and deception cost charities a lot more money than was reported, a presentation in Dunedin revealed yesterday.
More than 100 Waitaki Boys' High School (WBHS) pupils ran more than 1000km in 20 hours during the weekend to raise funds for an Oamaru girl needing an operation.
Surely, charity runner Mal Law (50) would have to be a complete lunatic. Seven back-country runs in seven days totalling at least 360km? And nothing even remotely as flat as a pancake on the itinerary?
The list of charity stores in Otago continues to grow, with the opening of Charity Barns in Dunedin and Oamaru.
Queenstown philanthropist Sir Eion Edgar is to donate $500,000 to the Arts Foundation of New Zealand.
The memories of August's disastrous flooding in Pakistan remain fresh for Gibbston Valley-born Alastair "Cookie" Cook, as he tells Miranda Spary in a series of recent emails ...
Balclutha's Catholic parishioners are gearing up to celebrate the legacy of soon-to-be-saint Mary MacKillop, helper of disadvantaged families in rural communities more than 100 years ago.
A group of Ugandan children is on a life-changing trip to New Zealand.
Charity organisation Women in Touch is hosting the Orphans Aid International Quiz Night again this year and is aiming to match or beat last year's total of $1500.
Former Waitaki mayor Alan McLay will head to earthquake-stricken Haiti later this month on behalf of Project HHH - Hearts and Hands for Haiti.
Hundreds of Dunedin yarn lovers have spent countless hours with crochet hooks and knitting needles to create special somethings for those in need.
Pupils from Andersons Bay School, Calton Hill Primary School, Concord School, Mornington School, Opoho Primary School and Rotary Park School got their heart rates up during an aerobics session to raise funds for Heart Children New Zealand yesterday. Photographers Gerard O'Brien, Peter McIntosh, Craig Baxter and Gregor Richardson went along for a look.
The red carpet will be rolled out in Alexandra tonight for a charity ball and auction, with proceeds going towards this year's blossom festival.
Despite tasting the wild side of Queenstown, sub-zero temperatures and little sleep, six dedicated Wakatipu High School pupils say they would camp out again in a cage without food on Queenstown Mall for 40 hours for charity.
A thirst for adventure and a lack of roads left untrammelled in New Zealand has led a trio of daring Queenstown residents to tackle a 20,000km rally from England to Mongolia in aid of a children's charity.
Kavanagh College pupils slept in cardboard boxes on school grounds on Wednesday night as part of their annual Survive a Slum camp to raise funds for Catholic support agency Caritas.
Violence, sexual abuse, disease, psychosis and death ... the children of the Akha tribe face an uncertain future. Shane Gilchrist meets a man who offers hope in the highlands of Southeast Asia.
Donations totalling over $56,000 were distributed by the Otago Community Trust at its March meeting.