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New Zealand Aid Worker Helping in Gaza

Friday, 25 July 2014, 3:35 pm | NZ Red Cross

A New Zealand Red Cross nurse working in Gaza says she has never experienced anything like the current conflict in her long aid work career. More >>

Seeking Sanctuary

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 11:05 am | NZ Red Cross

What would you do if you were forced to flee your home because of war or persecution? More >>

Red Cross Urges All New Zealanders to Welcome Refugees

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 5:02 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross is marking this year’s World Refugee Day by encouraging people to extend a warm welcome to all refugees in their communities. More >>

Need for Targeted Health Services for Refugees

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 5:00 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross Refugee Services is urging New Zealand’s health agencies to plan, advocate for and address the health needs of former refugees. More >>

Red Cross Needs Test Pilots for First Aid App

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 2:29 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross is looking for teenage test pilots to help improve its new first aid and disaster preparedness app for smartphones and tablets, before its official launch in July. More >>

NZ Red Cross Nurse Receives Florence Nightingale Medal

Saturday, 17 May 2014, 12:53 pm | NZ Red Cross

Gisborne nurse Janet Askew has today been invested with the Florence Nightingale Medal, in a ceremony held in her home town due to her terminal illness. More >>

Emergency Solomon Islands Flood Appeal Launched

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 2:43 pm | NZ Red Cross

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched an emergency appeal for 1.3 million Swiss Francs (NZD $1.7m) to help the Solomon Islands Red Cross Society continue to deliver emergency humanitarian assistance to ... More >>

New Zealand Red Cross Sends Supplies to Solomon Islands

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 12:30 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross is sending emergency supplies in response to flooding which has severely affected Honiara and the Guadalcanal province. More >>

New Zealand Red Cross building business resilience

Friday, 7 March 2014, 9:10 am | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross building business resilience New Zealand Red Cross is moving its IT system to the cloud to improve resilience from natural disasters. In one of the most significant IT projects involving large charities and NGO’s, New Zealand ... More >>

Red Cross Annual Appeal

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 6:52 pm | NZ Red Cross

With our Annual Appeal just around the corner, here is your chance to give a few hours of your time to make a real difference. More >>

New Zealand Students to Make Their Case on the World Stage

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 4:14 pm | NZ Red Cross

A team of law students from Otago University leaves early next week to compete in the Red Cross Asia Pacific International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Moot competition in Hong Kong. More >>

Extra Support For Canterbury Schoolchildren

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 1:29 pm | NZ Red Cross

The New Zealand Red Cross 2011 Earthquake Commission has allocated $2.3 million to increase youth work and social work services in Canterbury schools until 2016. More >>

Focus shifting from grants to programmes in year four

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 12:37 pm | NZ Red Cross

The third anniversary of the 22 February Canterbury earthquake marks a change in focus for the New Zealand Red Cross Recovery Programme, from the distribution of grants to the development of sustainable programmes. More >>

New Zealander to Help with Philippines Recovery Effort

Tuesday, 28 January 2014, 4:26 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross recovery advisor Elizabeth McNaughton has travelled to the Philippines to help with the recovery from Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated parts of the country in November. More >>

New Zealand Red Cross Sends Shelter Materials To Tonga

Friday, 17 January 2014, 4:09 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross has provided further assistance to Tonga in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Ian. More >>

New Zealand Red Cross Stepping up Aid to Tonga

Monday, 13 January 2014, 7:41 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross is sending an aid worker to Tonga to help in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Ian. More >>

NZ Red Cross nurses help treat wounded in South Sudan

Monday, 23 December 2013, 2:43 pm | NZ Red Cross

Four New Zealand nurses are helping treat those wounded in violent clashes in South Sudan. More >>

New Zealand Red Cross aid workers report 2012/13

Monday, 16 December 2013, 5:30 pm | NZ Red Cross

This year the theme of our aid workers programme report is our work in the Pacific. More than half our assignments in the 2012/13 financial year were to our Pacific neighbours, including the Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Micronesia, Papua New Guinea, ... More >>

Former PM to Judge Red Cross IHL Moot Competition

Thursday, 12 December 2013, 3:52 pm | NZ Red Cross

Former New Zealand Prime Minister Sir Geoffrey Palmer is to judge the annual New Zealand Red Cross International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Moot Competition in Wellington this weekend. More >>

Red Cross Typhoon Haiyan Appeal Reaches $1 Million

Thursday, 21 November 2013, 5:25 pm | NZ Red Cross

Donations to the New Zealand Red Cross Typhoon Haiyan appeal have reached the one million dollar mark. The response to the emergency appeal is the biggest since the Canterbury earthquakes in 2010 and 2011. More >>

 

 

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