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Christian World Service calls for end to Violence in Gaza

Friday, 11 July 2014, 12:30 pm | Christian World Service

Christian World Service is alarmed at the harm being done by the escalating violence to civilians in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian territory. CWS supports the call for an immediate ceasefire and an end to all forms of violence. More >>

CWS celebrates Bravery of Refugees

Friday, 20 June 2014, 5:01 pm | Christian World Service

Many New Zealand churches will remember the plight of refugees in services this Sunday (22 June) or in the Anglican tradition on 6 July. Christian World Service has produced resources to help. More >>

Solomon Islands Devastated by Floods

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 10:32 am | Christian World Service

Christian World Service has launched an appeal for the Solomon Islands after massive flooding caused extensive damage in Honiara and the province of Guadacanal. More >>

Tonga: Support Womenpower

Tuesday, 14 January 2014, 4:15 pm | Christian World Service

Christian World Service has launched an appeal to support the women of Ha’apai and Vava’u organising clean-up operations in Tonga. More >>

Pitch in for the Philippines

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 8:57 am | Christian World Service

CWS has launched an appeal for the many people affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan. Donations will help in the immediate relief effort and long term recovery. More >>

Christian World Service launches appeal for Myanmar Flood

Friday, 20 September 2013, 6:00 pm | Christian World Service

CWS is asking New Zealanders to help rural people in Myanmar (Burma), needing food, water and agricultural support. More >>

CWS Launches Appeal For Bangladesh Factory Collapse

Monday, 27 May 2013, 12:01 pm | Christian World Service

The Bangladesh union that supports workers involved in the factory that collapsed killing 1100 and making many more jobless has asked New Zealanders for help. More >>

Christian World Service launches appeal for Syrian families

Thursday, 11 April 2013, 3:15 pm | Christian World Service

Christian World Service is appealing for support for Syrian refugee families. With more than 5 million people now affected, much more help is urgently needed. CWS partners the Department of Service to Palestinian Refugees (DSPR) are working in Jordan and ... More >>

Can The World Economy Use Some Faith-Based Ideas?

Wednesday, 7 November 2012, 2:27 pm | Christian World Service

That’s a question beyond most of us but the subject of intense debate in global church and faith based groups. More >>

CWS Appeals for Help for Fiji Flood Victims

Saturday, 28 January 2012, 11:32 am | Christian World Service

Christian World Service has launched an appeal to provide immediate assistance for those who live in Fiji’s informal settlements affected by severe flooding. More >>

CWS launches Horn of Africa Appeal

Sunday, 10 July 2011, 1:01 pm | Christian World Service

CWS launches Horn of Africa Appeal Christian World Service has launched an appeal for the Horn and East Africa in response to the worst drought in 60 years. After two failed rain seasons and with food prices skyrocketing over 10 million people ... More >>

So far So Good for South Sudan referendum

Wednesday, 12 January 2011, 3:43 pm | Christian World Service

Christian World Service is greatly encouraged by early reports from partners on the referendum South Sudan’s that began on January 9. The critical referendum on whether to split from the north will continue until January 15. CWS is asking churches to ... More >>

Two quakes and its Christmas Appeal time....

Wednesday, 15 December 2010, 3:49 pm | Christian World Service

Christchurch-based Christian World Service has just kicked off their annual appeal after a year notable for earthquakes, local and international. More >>

Indonesia’s disaster victims get help

Thursday, 28 October 2010, 4:19 pm | Christian World Service

Severe burns are amongst the Indonesian volcanic eruption injuries being treated in a hospital run by groups with ties to New Zealand’s Christian World Service (CWS). More >>

Haiti Appeal launched by Christian World Service

Thursday, 14 January 2010, 9:51 am | Christian World Service

Christchurch-based Christian World Service who has partner groups in Haiti has launched an immediate appeal for donations to help victims of the devastating earthquake. Attempts to contact the partner group in Haiti, the Institut Culturel Karl Leveque ... More >>

Pacific Tsunami and Indonesian Quake Appeal

Friday, 2 October 2009, 3:50 pm | Christian World Service

CWS is appealing for funds to assist with long term support and reconstruction plans in American Samoa, Samoa and Tonga after the devastation of Wednesday’s 8.3 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami. At the same time CWS is asking for donations to ... More >>

Christian World Service launches flood appeal

Wednesday, 30 September 2009, 9:46 am | Christian World Service

Christian World Service PO Box 22652 Christchurch Ph: 03 366 9274 media@cws.org.nz www.cws.org.nz More >>

Agency urges support for Pacific climate refugees

Tuesday, 28 July 2009, 5:11 pm | Christian World Service

New Zealand aid agency Christian World Service is calling on New Zealanders to support a strongly-worded petition from the Pacific that lays out bluntly the effects of climate change on Pacific people. More >>

French government decision unfair

Monday, 29 June 2009, 4:26 pm | Christian World Service

Former workers and widows of Morurua workers failed in their bid for compensation from the effects of nuclear testing from the French government. The industrial relations tribunal in Papeete found against the eight cases, although one family has received ... More >>

Plea to NZers to help Pakistani women in crisis

Wednesday, 10 June 2009, 5:22 pm | Christian World Service

A Pakistani aid worker is pleading for New Zealanders to help women forced from their homes and living in fear. Shama Mall, of aid agency Church World Service Pakistan/Afghanistan, which provides aid for the most vulnerable people in camps for internally displaced, ... More >>

 

 

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