NZ Red Cross - Latest News [Page 1]

Red Cross urges action on commitment to double refugee quota

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 2:45 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross is pleased to hear that the new government’s policy is to double New Zealand’s refugee quota, and the organisation is urging that the change be implemented swiftly. The announcement is particularly timely given the worsening ... More >>

New Zealand Red Cross celebrates World Refugee Day

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 9:23 am | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross is celebrating the contribution former refugees have made to their new communities this World Refugee Day and appealing for more to be done to address the global humanitarian crisis. More >>

NZ Red Cross nurses awarded highest international honour

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 2:54 pm | NZ Red Cross

17 May 2017 New Zealand Red Cross nurses awarded highest international honour Three New Zealand nurses have been awarded the highest international nursing distinction, the Florence Nightingale Medal, for their work in war zones and during the Ebola ... More >>

Red Cross Continues to Help North Canterbury/Marlborough

Friday, 12 May 2017, 2:55 pm | NZ Red Cross

Six months after the massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck central New Zealand, New Zealand Red Cross continues to work closely with the people affected and assist their recovery. More >>

Red Cross to Support Refugee Resettlement in Invercargill

Monday, 1 May 2017, 5:34 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross welcomes today’s announcement of Invercargill as the new refugee resettlement location. More >>

Disaster continues for flood hit Bay of Plenty

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 11:48 am | NZ Red Cross

Massive flooding in Eastern Bay of Plenty has destroyed homes and businesses, leaving many people homeless and forcing many more to evacuate. More >>

Red Cross Launches Appeal to Support Flood-Affected

Saturday, 8 April 2017, 11:46 am | NZ Red Cross

Red Cross Launches Appeal to Support Flood-Affected Communities New Zealand Red Cross has launched an appeal to support people affected by severe flooding in the Bay of Plenty. Thousands of people have been evacuated in the Bay of Plenty after ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

InfoPages Links

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL