Welcome To Kidney Kids
IN MEMORY OF JONAH
It is with much regret that we record the passing of Jonah Lomu, our Patron and friend. Jonah was a warm and generous person and while an iconic figure on the rugby field could relate so well with our “kids” when he met them at our camps, Christmas parties and other events. He gave of his time and his heart and will be remembered with much love.
Jonah was important to Kidney Kids on two levels, both as an international star whose stature has grown even since his retirement from the rugby field, and as a fellow traveller with kidney disease whose compassion shown to our sick kids will be with us forever.
Jonah’s “never give up” mantra will be etched within Kidney Kids forever:
“For me to get through the toughest periods in my life, I had to look within to find the energy to do it. I don’t give up. Never have. Never will.”
Our deepest sympathies are extended to his wife Nadene, and sons Brayley and Dhyreille.
At Kidney Kids, we like to say, “A problem shared… is a problem halved!”
Since 1990, Kidney Kids NZ has provided emotional and practical support to children living with kidney or urinary tract disease. Our mission is to help our Kidney Kids live the best lives possible, to offer their families the best support and information available.
The reason you have visited our site today may be to find information and support, it may also be to find out how you can help Kidney Kids walk alongside our Kidney Kids and their families. Whatever the reason for your visit, WELCOME!
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Classic Holidays Kidney Kids NZ Fundraiser!
Classic Holidays are proud to support Kidney Kids NZ and have offered to make a donation to Kidney Kids NZ for every couple that attends the Classic Holidays Club preview.
To find out more about Classic Escapes, you will need to attend a fun and informative presentation at one of our Preview Centres. Attendance at these is by invitation only, and you can express your interest by completing our short 4 question survey.
Simply complete our short survey below and if you qualify for a presentation you will receive 7 days accommodation valued at $1350 for only $199 in Bali, Thailand or the Gold Coast PLUS you’ll get the chance to win $100,000.
Our CLASSIC SURVEY will be used to qualify people for our holiday presentations. It is confidential and will not be shared with any third party. Not everyone will be contacted; however you may receive a phone call and be invited to attend a fun, no-obligation presentation, at one of our Preview Centres.
*Terms and Conditions
Entry of the prize draw closes on the 1st of December 2015 and will be drawn on the 2nd of December 2015. The winner/s will be contacted by us and their name/s will be posted in the Competition Winners section of this site. The winner can collect the prize from our Auckland Preview Centre or this can be deposited into a nominated bank account if they win the $100,000.z