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Take the plunge The Heart Stopper Challenge is a signature event of Heart Kids. Costume-clad team of 4-6 people seek sponsorship to plunge into a pool of icy water for 5 minutes.  Visit www.heartstopper.org.nz to find more information on the next Heart Stopper Challenge in your region (events run annually).

Get on your bike Heart Kids is the official charity of the prestigious Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge, held in November each year. While Heart Kids does not receive funding directly from the event, participants have the option to raise money as they pedal around the lake to help Heart Kids provide vital practical and emotional support services to our families. Visit www.cyclechallenge.com to learn more about participating in the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge and riding for Heart Kids.

Have a Cuppa for Heart Kids Set a date to host a morning or afternoon tea, register your event with our fundraising team, and we’ll send you a hosting pack. Then invite your friends, family, colleagues or neighbours to bring a donation and join you for a cuppa and a catch up!  To find out more or to register your Cuppa for Heart Kids, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Do it yourself! Do you have an event you wish to host or participate in at the same time as fundraising for Heart Kids?  Here are some guidelines and forms to help you get started.  Once you’ve registered your interest with us, you can set up an online fundraising page and start raising funds to help support heart kids through life.


Heart Kids guidelines for fundraising events and activities

Heart Kids fundraising event registration form


Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge – Saturday 25 November

Choose your distance, take on the great lake challenge and be a Heart Kids hero.

Heart Kids is the official charity for the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge and we would love you to join the Heart Kids cycle team and fundraise whilst taking part in this iconic cycling event.

Sign up today at www.cycleforheartkids.co.nz and you can get 20% discount off your event registration.

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