Little Sprouts in the News

Read articles and blogs written about Little Sprouts.  

KAPI-MANA News, March 2015

Rhiannon McConnell writes about the success of the Little Sprouts Easter Country Fair - including that 3000 people attended and over $17,000 was raised to help babies in real need.  A truly magical day thanks to so many people coming together to help vulnerable families!

KAPI-MANA News - Mayor's Column, March 2015 

The Porirua Mayor, Nick Leggett, urges businesses and individuals to support Little Sprouts through sponsorship, donations and volunteering.  He also encourages people to visit our Little Sprouts Easter Country Fair on 22 March 2015.

KAPI-MANA News, January 2015

Rhiannon McConnell reports on our upcoming Easter Country Fair being held on 22 March 2015 at Battle Hill, an incredible regional park about 30 minutes north of Wellington city.

Newswire, 25 November 2014

Little Sprouts founder Jo Alderdice is on the front page of Newswire, celebrating Little Sprouts receiving a Local Heroes medal in the New Zealander of the Year awards.  

This medal was accepted by Jo on behalf of all of the volunteers, businesses, families and others that are all part of the amazing Little Sprouts community.

See:  http://www.newswire.co.nz/2014/11/medal-honours-people-behind-wellingtons-beloved-baby-care-packs/

Independent Herald, 7 October 2014

Laura Kavanagh writes a piece about "Creative Expressions", a wonderful group of crafters who get together to knit baby items for our Little Sprouts baby packs.

Front page of the KAPI-MANA News and the Wellingtonian, July 2014

We made the front page!  It was pretty amazing to visit the newsstand and find that not only was Little Sprouts was on the front page of the Kapi-Mana BUT also in the Wellingtonian as well.  

Read it online here

Birthwise, 20 July 2014

Little Sprouts is featured as the July story in the Birthwise blog.  (Birthwise was formed by parents, for parents, over 20 years ago to provide Wellington with an excellent antenatal programme).  ..  

See:

Birthwise Blog - Little Sprouts Help Vulnerable Wellington Families

KAPI-MANA, July 2014

Eleanor Cater writes about the Finnish baby box scheme and explains not only what Little Sprouts does by why she supports what we do.

Whitby Newsbrief, March 2014

Geoff Mowday from the Whitby Newsbrief writes the first newspaper article about Little Sprouts and our youngest fundraiser ever!   This is Daniel who trained very hard to walk Round the Bays in Wellington to fundraise for Little Sprouts.