Kidney Kids

Lions Clubs throughout the country support Kidney Kids NZ. A national not for profit  organisation who provide support and services to children with kidney disease/disorders and their family/whanau.


Kidney Kids NZ offers home and hospital visits, practical, emotional and educational support. Annual kidney kid camps, regional visits and family/whanau get togethers, Information and resource material. Quarterly newsletters, regular emails and phone support.


To find out more please contact Kidney Kids NZ website



How can you help the Kantab project

If you have can tabs to donate you can contact one of our area coordinators to find out more or if we have no club operating in the area perhaps you could take the items directly to a scrap metal supplier to sell and pay any funds you receive directly to Kidney Kids NZ.

Our Area Contacts

District Covered - refer to map Contact Person Email


District D  - Taranaki Region and Manawatu

Andrew Gibson bertbecky(at)


District E  - Upper South Island & West Coast

Raewyn Clearwater raewyncl(at)


District F - Lower South Island


Andy Andrews ajandrews57(at)


District J - Central South Island East Coast -Rakaia along the East Coast to Timaru and inland to Fairlie & McKenzie area

Rex Whiting rw.justpassingthru(at)


District J - Central South Island East Coast - Waitaki river to just south of Milton


David Christie



District K - Upper North Island This region only has a few local clubs assisting with the program.  The details of those clubs are below.


District K - Orewa Lions Club


Laurie Rands




District K - Hillcrest Lions Auckland


Judy Air




District K - Kowhai Lions Warkworth


Olwyn Hill olwynhill(at)


District L - Central North Island


Alan Hay




District L - Katikati area


Drop off directly to Katikati or Athenree Recycle Centre


District L - Hamilton St Andrews Lions Club

Andrew Malloch andrewmalloch(at)


District L - Hamilton Dinsdale Lions Club

Jan Edgar 202l.zone1(at)


District M - East Cape to Wellington

Alice McDonald 202m.gst(at)




Kindness Matters

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