We match boys living without dads with positive male role models. This connection makes a huge positive difference... to both their lives!

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Big Buddy's Auckland office is open with some staff working remotely.

Hey Buddy!

When a boy is matched with a Big Buddy something magical happens. Our ambassador, Roman Travers has been a Big Buddy for 6 years and shares his story with another of our ambassadors, Jason Gunn.

Volunteer Now

Have you thought about volunteering?  Big Buddy are looking for good men to match with boys who don't have a dad in their life. Could you make a difference?

About Big Buddy

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Find out more about the positive difference these relationships make to both the Big and Little Buddies.

Do you know someone who would make a great Big Buddy?

 Inspire them to make a positive difference. Simply share Hey Buddy by email with them now.

Find a Big Buddy

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Are you mothering or caring for a boy between 7 and 14 years of age, whose father is not in his life? There are many reasons that his father may not be around, but Big Buddy may be able to help.

Become a Big Buddy

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If you are a man with a good heart and a couple of hours to spare each week, you could make a huge difference to a boy whose dad is not around. More than 800 men have made a positive difference by being Big Buddy. It's a rewarding experience for all!

Become a Partner

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The positive difference Big Buddy makes is the result of many. Big Buddy is incredibly grateful for the support of our corporate partners and sponsors who help betters boys' lives every day.

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