Cure Kids welcomes new partner: Cavell Leitch


Cure Kids has formed a new strategic partnership in the South Island with well-established law firm Cavell Leitch.

The partnership was officially launched at an event on the 2nd of August and will enable Cure Kids to fund more child health research in areas like mental health, Crohn’s disease and colitis, and child cancer.

Cavell Leitch has a strong legacy in Christchurch and throughout the South Island, with the firm supporting local and international clients for over 90 years. With close client relationships, some of which date back to 1923, Cure Kids CEO Frances Benge says the firm’s values align nicely with Cure Kids.

“We are excited to have Cavell Leitch as a new partner and even more thrilled to welcome a business from the South Island. Like us, Cavell Leitch has a well-established history and they are dedicated to improving the lives of New Zealanders.”

Culture and Brand Manager, Annie Johnson:

“At Cavell Leitch, we enhance the lives of our clients and supporting the community is in our DNA. We couldn’t be more delighted to partner with Cure Kids, enabling them to continue their amazing work for the future generations of children in New Zealand”.

Vital support from business partners like Cavell Leitch enables Cure Kids, New Zealand’s largest charitable funder of child health research, to continue funding vital child health research for New Zealand children living with life-impacting health conditions.


For more information, contact:
Chloe Ogilvie
021 292 0252

About Cavell Leitch

Cavell Leitch is a well-established Christchurch-based law firm offering proactive, trustworthy and pragmatic advice since 1923. With over 75 outstanding legal specialists in nearly every area of law their team is ready to lead relationships with existing clients, build reputation with new clients and create authentic relationships with prospective clients. Cavell Leitch’s partners are leading figures in the legal community and the firm’s commitment to professionalism, decisiveness and innovation has never been stronger.

About Cure Kids

Cure Kids is New Zealand’s largest charitable funder of child health research. Cure Kids is committed to finding better treatments and preventative strategies for a wide range of serious child health conditions including child cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, obesity, autism spectrum disorder, asthma, genetic conditions, mental health, infectious diseases, epilepsy, and type 1 diabetes, among many others. Since forming more than 48 years ago, Cure Kids New Zealand has invested more than $40 million in New Zealand research which has helped to shape and vastly improve the way children who live with serious diseases and health conditions are diagnosed and treated. Cure Kids is currently funding over $10million in child health research across 60 projects. For more information visit: