Thank you for your remarkable stories of care

Nominations for the 2022 Care Collective brought to you by Panadol are now closed. Stay tuned to find out more about the extraordinary Kiwis being recognised as a part of the Care Collective this year.

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Caring for those that care the most.

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The Care Collective Program is calling for all New Zealanders to nominate themselves, or a deserving individual who has gone above and beyond to care for others.

We're asking people across the country to nominate extraordinary stories of care in their community.

In 2022, the Care Collective will recognise the most inspiring stories of care by rewarding five deserving New Zealanders with a share in $15,000 worth of individual prizes.


Share your care story

This year, the Care Collective is open in New Zealand.

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The Care Study

Find out more about the state of care in New Zealand.

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We’re in Australia

See the incredible stories of care uncovered across Australia in 2021

Find out more.

Uncovering the state of care in New Zealand

Following the events of the past two years, we surveyed 1,000 people to gain a deeper understanding of what care means to them and the role that our community plays in caring for one another.

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of New Zealanders would not hesitate to help someone in need

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of the New Zealand community proactively provide support for others

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3 in 5

of New Zealand’s Generation Z have needed more community support in the previous two years

Care that’s inspired us

In 2021, we created the Care Collective Program. A platform to champion exceptional human action - the people who inspire positive change in those around them.

Last year, we called on Australians to send in their nominations. We were moved with what we saw and were thrilled to give away a total of $100,000 worth of care packages to 55 amazing nominees. Now, we’re ready to hero some of New Zealand’s most exceptional people. We’re celebrating all the people who commit, who strive for better, who care. Here are some of the most inspiring stories from our neighbours across the pond.

Get to know some of last year’s extraordinary Aussies.

Rachel Clancy

Rachael Clancy

Rachael goes above and beyond to provide foster children across Australia with a sense of belonging and self-worth.

Watch Rachael’s story.

Sabeel Burgess

Sabeel Burgess

Sabeel started the Open Haven charity in Brisbane seven years ago, providing support services and programs to survivors of domestic violence.

Watch Sabeel’s story.

Margaret Haumono and her family

Margaret Haumono

Margaret Haumono has worked tirelessly for the past seven years, mentoring and empowering future generations of kids within the Redfern community.

Watch Margaret’s story.

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