Story: Health advocacy and self-help

Heart Children

Heart Children

Former All Black rugby players Eroni Clark (left) and Michael Jones (right) are making sure two-year-old Guy Pinfold stays upright on his bike at the Wattyl Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge, which raised money for the children's health charity Heart Children in 2009. Fundraising events attended by well known New Zealanders are held by many health advocacy and support groups.

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Rosemary Du Plessis and Anne Scott, 'Health advocacy and self-help - Child health organisations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 April 2024)

Story by Rosemary Du Plessis and Anne Scott, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 17 Jul 2018