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New Zealand Red Cross appoints new Secretary General

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 3:36 pm | NZ Red Cross

The National Board of New Zealand Red Cross is pleased to announce the appointment of Niamh Lawless as Secretary General. More >>

Red Cross responds to PM comments on US refugee suspension

Monday, 30 January 2017, 5:43 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross is encouraged by the Prime Minister’s response to the suspension of the United States refugee programme and would like to see a practical response from New Zealand through an emergency refugee intake. More >>

Red Cross inundated by requests from kiwis wanting to help

Monday, 30 January 2017, 1:56 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross has been inundated by requests from kiwis wanting to help refugees in response to the events in the United States over the weekend. More >>

Red Cross Continues To Work With Quake-Hit Communities

Friday, 20 January 2017, 1:51 pm | NZ Red Cross

Two months after the 14 November earthquakes, New Zealand Red Cross continues to work in the earthquake-affected regions of Marlborough, Kaikoura and Hurunui. More >>

Refugee Trauma Recovery joins New Zealand Red Cross

Monday, 16 January 2017, 4:38 pm | NZ Red Cross

Refugee Trauma Recovery (RTR) has today joined the New Zealand Red Cross family; a move that will provide coordinated resettlement and mental health services to former refugees in the Wellington region. The RTR Board approached New Zealand Red Cross ... More >>

Kiwis dig deep to make a difference in Syria

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 2:49 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross is today sending $50,000 to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to help provide emergency aid to civilians in Aleppo. More >>

Red Cross announces grant for earthquake damaged homes

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 10:33 am | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross has announced a grant to assist people whose homes have been damaged by the November 14 earthquakes. More >>

Kaikoura water, sanitation and hygiene a priority

Friday, 25 November 2016, 1:39 pm | NZ Red Cross

With thousands of Kaikoura residents still unable to access safe running water and relying on portaloos, water, sanitation and hygiene is apriority focus for Red Cross. More >>

More Support Needed for Quake-Hit Communities

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 4:02 pm | NZ Red Cross

As the impact of last week’s earthquake becomes clearer, New Zealand Red Cross says more funding is needed to help affected communities rebuild and recover. More >>

Red Cross helps hundreds of earthquake-affected people

Saturday, 19 November 2016, 11:30 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross MEDIA RELEASE 19 November, 2016 Red Cross helps hundreds of earthquake-affected people New Zealand Red Cross has reached hundreds of people with emergency aid and psychosocial support since the country was hit by a 7.8 magnitude ... More >>

Red Cross providing psychological support

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 9:54 am | NZ Red Cross

Red Cross is providing psychological support to communities affected by this week’s earthquake, as people prepare to spend another night in welfare centres. More >>

Red Cross Launches Emergency Appeal

Monday, 14 November 2016, 4:10 pm | NZ Red Cross

Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal to support communities affected by the strong earthquakes this morning. More >>

Red Cross Responding In Kaikoura And Blenheim After Quake

Monday, 14 November 2016, 12:45 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross teams are responding after a series of huge earthquakes hit overnight. More >>

Learn how to save a life on World First Aid Day

Friday, 9 September 2016, 11:05 am | NZ Red Cross

This World First Aid Day, Red Cross is calling on Kiwis to learn lifesaving skills to keep themselves, their families and their communities safe. More >>

Red Cross celebrates cultures and resilience of new Kiwis

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 4:50 pm | NZ Red Cross

Red Cross celebrates cultures and resilience of new Kiwis to mark World Refugee Day New Zealand Red Cross has celebrated the resilience and strength of former refugees at a parliamentary event to mark World Refugee Day. People from refugee backgrounds ... More >>

Red Cross supporting quake-hit Nepal along road to recovery

Friday, 22 April 2016, 3:35 pm | NZ Red Cross

A year after devastating earthquakes hit Nepal, Red Cross continues to provide much-needed support and training in affected communities. More >>

Red Cross Launches Psychological First Aid Training

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 3:38 pm | NZ Red Cross

Every year thousands of Kiwis are trained to undertake physical first aid, but how many know how to effectively deal with someone struggling to cope or traumatised by an emergency or disaster? More >>

Red Cross on Standby as Cyclone Zena Batters Fiji

Wednesday, 6 April 2016, 3:40 pm | NZ Red Cross

As Fiji works to recover from the devastating damage caused by Cyclone Winston, the island nation is again being battered by strong winds and extensive flooding from Cyclone Zena. More >>

Red Cross Response Teams Responding in Franz Josef

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 3:36 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross emergency management teams are in Franz Josef providing support to the local community after a state of emergency was declared this morning. More >>

Red Cross Supporting Hardest Hit Communities in Fiji

Friday, 18 March 2016, 4:36 pm | NZ Red Cross

One month after Cyclone Winston tore through Fiji, Red Cross continues to provide much-needed emergency aid and emotional support to affected communities. More >>

 

 

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