CMC Program was a recipient of Mayoral Award for Excellence in the Community 2004!

Child Connection in Media


Press Article Title Author
New Zealand Principal Children Massaging Children. The best example of right brain learning process is HAUORA Eva Scherer
Wysokie Obcasy Zblizenia Kontrolowane Monika Mokrzyszczak and Eva Scherer
Swings + Roundabouts Secure Attachment for Children - our common goal Eva Scherer
Small Boys need Love Eva Scherer
Science of Massage Right Brain Learning in Scools Eva Scherer
Hauora Lesson Eva Scherer
Swings + Roundabouts (2012) Can Touch Make a Difference Eva Scherer
American Massage Therapy Journal (2001) New Zealand Organisation Spreads Touch to Children
NZ Herald (2002) The Universal Power of Touch Katherine Hoby
Healthy Options (2003) Phenomenon of Touch Eva Scherer
North Shore Times (2003) Trust Want to Add Positive Touch Michelle Hyland
Aucklander (2004) Putting children In Touch With Massage Aine de Paor
Aucklander (2005) Touch Therapy For Tiny Tots Karen Kotze
Massage Australia (issue 55) Children Massaging Children Jill Morgan
Central Leader (2007) Tumbling Fun is More Than Just a Game Heather McCracken



ECC Rotorua 2013 24th to 26th. of May 2013 In Rotorua ECC Conference - "workshop on the topic of Attachment and Massage in Education."


20 September - Wellington SSPA Conference - "Attachment skills for ELC and Parents" by Eva Scherer. Full programme can be read here


18 May 2010 - University of Auckland lecture - "Making Aware the Power of Positive Touch - Helping Advance, Nurture and Develop Society for AIESEC students."


January 2010 - Lecture at the Academy of Special Education, Warsaw. Eva Scherer was lecturing about research supporting the idea of introducing touch and massage programmes into the education system.


21 August 2009 - Fundraising event to support the Raise Up youth program. Child Connection was represented by CEO Eva Scherer & Child Connection volunteer instructor and supporter Mr. Chaim Rosenbaum, who are on the photo with YMCA CEO John Fairhurst.


4 March 2008 - Toddlers Day Out, Waitakere Stadium where kids were experimenting with their senses in Child Connection Magic Pink tent.


Auckland Waipuna Hotel - National Conference of NZ Home Based Early Childhood Education Association. The motto for this beautiful conference was "Quality Care is Names not Numbers", which is exactly what good ECE providers should focus on.


Therapeutic Massage Association Annual Conference, Christchurch - Lecture and workshop on Children Massaging Children programme.


Mayoral Award for the Children Massaging Children programme.


Children Massaging Children programme has been presented with great success in Australia during International Conference 'Soul in Education'.


YMCA Mt Albert Community & Recreation Centre Open Day

Christine Clark (Child Connection Secretary), Helen Clarke (Prime Minister of New Zealand 1999-2008) and Eva Scherer (Child Connection CEO).