Story: Child and youth health

Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day was an annual fundraiser for research into cot death, which ran from 1989 until the late 1990s, and was resurrected in 2010. Governor-General Sir Paul Reeves, his wife Lady Beverley Reeves and their pet dog, Sophie, wear red noses in 1989.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1989/3211/3
Photograph by Ray Pigney

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How to cite this page:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Child and youth health - Cot death, obesity and other child-health issues', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 June 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 29 Nov 2018