Believe it or not, Christmas is on its way quicker than you can imagine and our ChildFund New Zealand office elves have something very special planned for celebrations this year… But we need your help!


ChildFund will be collecting old, damaged and unwanted bikes for our Tree of Bikes

Forrest Hill Presbyterian Church, Forrest Hill Road, Forrest Hill, Saturday 1st November, 10am-2pm

Any queries on the day please call Kiri on 027 255 4391

To celebrate and highlight the bicycle as one of our many Gifts that Grow, ChildFund New Zealand together with the generous support of Beca and Enterprize Steel, are building a 7-metre tall Christmas Tree made from donated bikes, to be lit up in festive glory on Auckland’s Queen’s Wharf this December.


The trusty bike is a favourite toy for Kiwi kids (and a wrapping paper nightmare for parents!) across the country. Across the ocean, however, in countries like Sri Lanka a bicycle means the difference between a treacherous 4-hour walk to school in the heat and a more manageable 45-minute cycle to the classroom.


We are looking forward to celebrating Christmas, and Gifts that Grow with you this year and welcome any unwanted bikes you can provide! (For more information about donating bikes, please email:


ChildFund has a range of alternative gifts for any occasion including bicycles (bought in the local country) that make a real difference to the lives of children in developing nations.


Check out ChildFund Gifts that Grow to suit any budget: visit our catalogue

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