btn login facebook small positivessl trust seal lg 222x54

 Call us toll free on 0800 472637

Join GRG Update your member details COVID-19 button-40 Donate Financial Support for Caregivers-665 SGC Vacancies-137.png

Media Releases

Media Enquiries: Please contact Karla Macdonald on +64 9 418 3753 or by email.

Media Releases

TVNZ Breakfast: Lord of the Rings Actor Bruce Hopkins Somersaulting for Charity - 21 January 2024

Radio NZ: Dive into the madness with Radio NZ: Flipping mad: Actor somersaulting for charity - 21 January 2024

Newstalk ZB: Tune into Newstalk ZB for the scoop on Lord Of The Rings Actor Bruce Hopkins To Perform 68 Somersaults For Charity In Wynyard Quarter - 21 January 2024

Mai FM: Bruce Hopkins' chat with Mai FM - 21 January 2024

Law change means equity for grandparent caregivers - 24 June 2021

Zonta NZ forms partnership with Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - 16 September 2020

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust - Board Announcement - Diane Vivian QSO's Resignation from the Board - 18 October 2018

The Cafe:
Bruce Hopkins Talks About His 3,000km Tramping Journey - 16 July 2018

Budget 2018’s clothing allowance for children in grandparent care welcomed with open arms
- 17 May 2018

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust NZ Founding Trustee recognised as a Commonwealth Point of Light 9 March 2017

Grandparent caregivers receive “dreadful” treatment by Work and Income - 24 July 2017

$76,000 raised to help Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust start caregiver education programme - 24 March 2017

Founder of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust NZ celebrated in New Year’s Honours List Saturday 31 December 2016

GRG Announcement - CEO Appointment Friday 23 December 2016

Grandparents call for support for ALL vulnerable children in wake of new report Tuesday 20 September 2016

Major New Zealand grandparent caregiver survey launches online Friday 11 March 2016

GRG Founder calls for better support for "Unsung Heroes" Wednesday 28 October 2015

GRG Awareness & Appeal Week - 27 October to 2 November 2015 Thursday 22 October 2015

'Still the children wait.' Monday 25 May 2015

Don’t be taken in’ by extra $25 GRG Founder warns Monday, 25 May 2015

CYF Review: Panel must consult coal-face organisations Thursday, 2 April 2015

Grandparents' Trust To Appear Before Select committee Monday, 17 March 2014

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren conference Monday, 3 March 2014

Grandparents raising grandchildren to receive extra funding Sunday, 15 December 2013

New Welfare Reforms Catch Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Tuesday, 16 July 2013

Extra $35m for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Thursday, 16 May 2013

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren advise Minister Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - Community of the Year Monday, 4 March 2013

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Open Evening Thursday, 26 April 2012

Grandparents back Family Commission's Findings Friday, 5 March 2010

The Healing Power of Grandparents Tuesday, 8 September 2009

Budget Response Friday, 23 May 2008

Child Poverty Action Group report Tuesday, 29 April 2008

World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse Monday 19 November 2007

Grandparents still waiting for Labour promises Tuesday, 11 September 2007

Kin Carers Deserve Same Support as Foster Carers Thursday, 6 September 2007

Kin Carers Deserve the Same Support as Foster Care Wednesday, 5 September 2007

We know where the grandparents are Wednesday, 8 August 2007


About us 

Grandparents Raising GrandchildrenTM Trust NZ (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.

Charities Commission Registration CC20205

Join GRG Update your member details
btn login facebook small Donate
GRGT Logo Modified 20041125-1-10-287

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      

Auckland Landline or Mobile Phone Callers
(09) 418 3753 

National Support Office
9:00am - 2:00pm
09 418 3753

PO Box 34-892
Auckland 0746
New Zealand

Email GRG Office

Mitre 10 Community of the Year 2013

Nzer Awards logo 2013-893