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All Blacks visit schools for Red Nose Day

SARAH ARGYLE
Last updated 12:53 22/08/2014
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RED NOSE: All Blacks TJ Perenara, Liam Messam and Sam Cane at Red Nose day at Glenfield Intermediate.

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HONGI: Student Cate Stewart shares a hongi with All Black Sam Cane.
Joesph Lui
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STUDENT SUPPORT: Joesph Lui, 11, at Glenfield Intermediate Red Nose Day.

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A trio of ''cool'' All Blacks made an 11-year-old's day.

Joseph Lui's best friend has cancer and the Glenfield Intermediate student said its not fair.

''It makes me sad but it's really cool the All Blacks are here helping out.''

Sam Cane, TJ Perenara and Liam Messam helped judge a dance competition, fashion parade and joined in a giant 500 person hongi at the North Shore intermediate for Red Nose Day.

Students from Glenfield College, Glenfield Intermediate, Glenfield Primary School, Marlborough Primary School and Windy Ridge School were treated to the visit. 

Glenfield Intermediate principal Raewyn Matthys-Morris said she was impressed with how everyone bought into such a great cause. 

''The All Blacks being here has made the kids so excited. They're great role models for the children. There is such a lovely feeling about caring for others."

Cure Kids chief executive Vicki Lee said healthy kids helping sick kids is so special.

''Everybody is being a little silly for a serious cause. 

''It's absolutely wonderful that throughout New Zealand people are joining together in support of the cause.''

She said one in 30 kids are living with some form of illness. 

''That's one in each classroom. All funds from Red Nose Day go to vital research into children's illnesses. That's everything from asthma to cancer.''

Cure Kids is the charity of choice for the All Blacks and the NZRU.

During tomorrow's Bledisloe Cup game every seat at Eden Park will have a red nose on it.

At half time the crowd will be encouraged to hongi and text NOSE to 933 to donate $3 to Cure Kids.

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