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Radio Interviews

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24 October 2017 More FM - Bruce Hopkins Bruce talks to John Markby, Flash Gordon and Toast on the More FM Northland Breakfast show about his time on the Te Araroa trail so far.
12 October 2017 Radio NZ - Bruce Hopkins talks about walking the Long Way Home on the Te Araroa Trail Nine to Noon with Kathryn Ryan, Bruce Hopkins talks about walking New Zealand's long-distance tramping route, Te Araroa Trail. Bruce is raising funds for GRG Trust NZ and awareness of the issues for grandparent caregivers while on his walk the long way home. Nine to Noon will follow Bruce's journey in a series of chapters in their reading segment from 13th November. The series, The Long Way Home, will also have its own webpage and will be downloadable as a podcast from 16th October.
24 July 2017 Radio Live - Drive with Alison Mau An in-depth analysis of more than 800 grandparent care families desperately seeking support needed to look after their grandchildren has revealed concerns about our welfare systems in New Zealand. Kate Bundle, Chief Executive of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust, says that their large research had identified “massive problems” with their clients accessing the Unsupported Child Benefit.
 
29 March 2017 RNZ - Morning Report

Grandparents group welcomes judge's crticism of CYF:
The organisation Grandparents Raising Grandchildren says all too often Child Youth and Family is foisting vulnerable children on to family members with little or no help. A Family Court judge has harshly criticised CYF for not helping an elderly Masterton couple...

 
7 September 2016 RNZ News - Morning Report Grandparents under strain raising 'P' babies
 

22 June 2012 RNZ Midday News on Grandparents Toolbox Launch

This is a news report on the launch of the Grandparents Toolbox on June 22nd 2012 on RNZ Midday News. Item starts at 11.30 minutes

22 June 2012 RNZ Checkpoint on Grandparents Toolbox Launch

This is a news report on RNZ Checkpoint programme on the Grandparents Toolbox Launch on 22 June 2012

13 May 2012 Diane Vivian Interview on Newstalk ZB Part 1
13 May 2012 Diane Vivian Interview on Newstalk ZB Part 2
13 May 2012 Diane Vivian Interview on Newstalk ZB Part 3
13 May 2012 Diane Vivian Interview on Newstalk ZB Part 4

 

Diane Vivian is interviewed on Newstalk ZB Sunday Evening programme with John Cowan Listen Download

Interview with Catholic Caring Foundation - Part 1
Interview with Catholic Caring Foundation - Part 2
Interview with Catholic Caring Foundation - Part 3


Diane Vivian is interviewed by the Catholic Caring Foundation Listen Download

26 July 2011 - Interview with Rhema Broadcasting - Part 1
26 July 2011 - Interview with Rhema Broadcasting - Part 2
26 July 2011 - Interview with Rhema Broadcasting - Part 3

26 July 2011 - Interview with Rhema Broadcasting - Part 4

 

 


Diane Vivian is interviewed by Rhema Broadcasting on her experiences raising two grandchildren. 

07 September 2009 - Interview with Radio New Zealand

Jill Worrall is a social work policy and practice consultant and former trustee of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust. 

 

 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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About us 

 
GRG is a registered Charitable Trust operating throughout New Zealand providing support services to grandparents who are raising their grandchildren on a full-time basis. Our vision is for a community where grandparents raising grandchildren are empowered to provide a safe, secure and nurturing home for their grandchildren.

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Te tautoko i nga tupuna, mokopuna me te whanau.
Te awhina ia ratou ki te whakatutuki i nga putanga
pai i roto i to raatau oranga.
Supporting grandparents, grandchildren and whanau
to achieve positive outcomes in their lives.  

 

 

Contact us

Member Support 
Outside Auckland Freephone
0800 472 637      
0800 GRANDS

TEXT your name to GRG  for Support:
027 3980388 
We will call you back

Auckland Landline or Mobile Phone Callers
(09) 418 3753 
 or
(09) 480 6530
 

 
Trust Head Office
9:00am - 2:00pm
09 418 3753

PO Box 34-892
Birkenhead,
Auckland 0742
New Zealand

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