New Zealand Herald: 21/01/08
Grandparents find secret of youth
01/08/07 News Release:
Evening Post: 03/05/01
Grandparents are ready to march through the streets if the Government continues to ignore their concerns, says the national co-ordinator of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Diane Vivian.
Evening Post: 22/06/01
To Save A Child
Western Leader - THURSDAY , 28 AUGUST 2003
Grandparents looking after P addicts' children
North and South Magazine
The best thing about grandchildren is that after hours of happy chat and storybooks you can hand them back and head home to blessed silence and a G&T. Except, as JENNY CHAMBERLAIN discovers, grandparenting is changing, getting tougher, more demanding. For one battling band the familial ties are more like manacles. Welcome to The Grandparent Trap.
The Gisborne Herald - By Lisa Mills
Gisbourne GreyPower Members are calling on the Government to offer more financial support to grandparents looking after grandchildren.
North and South, July 04, by Jenny Chamberlain
The grandparenting trap... from retired to just plain tired
At a time when they should be enjoying their twilight years, grandparents throughout New Zealand are taking on the fulltime care of their grandchildren. LUCY CRAYMER looks at the challenges they face and what is provided in the community to assist them.
Becon Whakatane by Judy Turner MP
Dont think it couldnt happen to you is the line Dianne Vivian regularly uses when speaking in public about her life.
Media Release 04/08/07
Grandparent-carers count the cost of a broken Budget pledge
Grandparents raising grandchildren say they feel "betrayed" by the Government's failure to carry out an election promise to pay some of them the same as other foster parents.
By PAT BOOTH - Auckland | Tuesday, 24 June 2008
Thousands of grandparents took a well-deserved bow when Ruth Dyson told the country on Budget night:
National Radio 12 May 2009
PRESENTER (SEAN PLUNKET): The Government is pledging to help extended family members
who are raising children in place of birth parents to get a break from child rearing.
Our Lost Children NZ Herald Dec 2009
Grandparents stories relating to this series.
Our Lost Children Part 2 NZ Herald Dec 2009
Continuation of this series
Wairarapa News 12/9/09
The Press Christchurch 10/9/09
North Shore Times Advertiser 24/9/09
NZ Herald 28 October 2009
New Programme Offers School Holiday Breaks For Kids - And Carers: 11/11/09
Education Today Magazine November 2009
NZ Herald Sept 2008 Budget
NZ Families Commission Press release 5 March 2010
Latest research results and findings about Grandparents in NZ
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust NZ response to families Commissioner's media release
Read here what we have to say.
Catholic Caring Foundation Media Release Dec 2010
Budget brings boost for tots in care May 2011
About 400 toddlers in state care will get 20 hours of free early childhood education from the age of 18 months - a year and a half earlier than other children.
Western Leader 27/5/11