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‘Unite for Mothers’ campaign brings cheer to HIV-affected families in Papua New Guinea
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, 10 November 2009 – On a recent afternoon, the head nurses of Port Moresby General Hospital’s paediatric wards, Sister Betty Pandum and Sister Veronica Dramoi, welcomed the arrival of 80 colourful, hand-made blankets.

New Zealand cricketers visit ‘Little Champs’ in Johannesburg township
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 6 September 2007 – It was all song and dance as sporting heroes from the cricketing world arrived at the Little Champs Sports Academy in Alexandra township.

New Zealand cricketer encourages Antiguan youths
ANTIGUA, 27 March 2007 – As the New Zealand cricket team began their workouts in Antigua for the Super Eight round of the ICC World Cup 2007, Blackcap Ross Taylor visited local youths involved in the UNICEF-sponsored Health and Family Life Education Programme here.

New Zealand launches UNITE FOR CHILDREN UNITE AGAINST AIDS Campaign
AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 25 October 2005 – Pacific Island dancers and drummers gave a traditional ceremonial welcome to launch the UNITE FOR CHILDREN  UNITE AGAINST AIDS Campaign in New Zealand.

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and singing sensation Hayley Westenra visits Ghana
NEW YORK CITY, 11 April 2005 – UNICEF’s youngest Goodwill Ambassador, New Zealand ‘s 17-year-old singing sensation Hayley Westenra, has just completed a visit to Ghana to get a first-hand look at UNICEF-supported projects in child protection, education, and sanitation. While in Ghana, Ms. Westenra also launched her own UNICEF-sponsored fundraising project, aiming to provide girls with bicycles so that they can attend school.


 

 

 

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