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World Vision calls on the PM to make the most of world stage

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 10:15 am | World Vision New Zealand

World Vision is calling on Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to build on her recent announcement of an increase in the refugee quota, and use her time on the global stage to push for more meaningful change in the way the world treats refugees. World Vision has ... More >>

DRC has forced nearly every child into hiding

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 2:41 pm | World Vision New Zealand

For more than a year, children have been living in fear of the violence in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. More >>

NZ Youth to challenge refugee quota policy

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 3:48 pm | World Vision New Zealand

Hundreds of young people across New Zealand are calling on the government to lift restrictions in the refugee quota system, which make it difficult for refugees from Africa and the Middle East to find protection here. More >>

World Vision will continue to advocate for children on Nauru

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 4:05 pm | World Vision New Zealand

As the plight of the refugee children on Nauru remains unresolved after the Pacific Islands Forum, which finished yesterday, World Vision New Zealand will continue its call to get the kids off Nauru. More >>

World Vision calls on PM to get the Kids off Nauru

Monday, 20 August 2018, 8:44 am | World Vision New Zealand

World Vision New Zealand is calling on Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to offer to immediately resettle all 119 children and their families who are detained on Nauru. More >>

Parris Goebel to join World Vision 40 Hour Famine

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 10:05 am | World Vision New Zealand

International dancer and choreographer Parris Goebel will team up with World Vision New Zealand this year as the 40 Hour Famine ambassador. More >>

Mexico quake: World Vision readies to respond

Saturday, 9 September 2017, 2:40 pm | World Vision New Zealand

Mexico quake: World Vision readies to respond following strongest earthquake in a century - Spokespeople available More >>

Cyclone Donna: First reports of damage

Friday, 5 May 2017, 2:13 pm | World Vision New Zealand

World Vision has received first reports of damage by Cyclone Donna which has made landfall in the north of Vanuatu. More >>

Kiwis to step into shoes of refugees for 40 Hour Famine

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 12:54 pm | World Vision New Zealand

A minecraft refugee camp, 40 works of art, backyard box camps and sleeping in a cage are just some of the activities set to take place around New Zealand this month for the 40 Hour Famine. More >>

Young New Zealanders dedicate 40 hours to refugee children

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 9:44 am | World Vision New Zealand

Imagine cramming your entire life into a tiny backpack, packing nothing more than a few essential items that you need to survive. Then carrying that backpack through war zones, across countries, sometimes continents, in search of a safer land, leaving ... More >>

World Vision responds to Ecuador earthquake

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 3:24 pm | World Vision New Zealand

International aid and development agency World Vision is responding to the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Manabi, northwest Ecuador, on Saturday evening (local time). More >>

Kiwis welcome Syrian refugees to New Zealand

Friday, 29 January 2016, 4:08 pm | World Vision New Zealand

Kiwis have come together to welcome Syrian refugees to New Zealand in a heart-warming video released by World Vision. “We can’t wait to meet you” is the sentiment expressed by Kiwis of all ages, as nearly 100 Syrian refugees arrive in New Zealand ... More >>

World Vision to bring emergency aid to refugees

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 2:06 pm | World Vision New Zealand

World Vision is starting emergency distributions in Serbia as the international aid agency steps up its response to help hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing to Europe, forced out of Syria by a conflict that has ground on for almost five years. More >>

World Vision appeals for funds for refugee crisis

Saturday, 5 September 2015, 10:52 am | World Vision New Zealand

World Vision has launched an appeal to raise funds for the millions in Europe and the Middle East affected by the growing refugee crisis. More >>

Comprehensive response to global refugee crisis needed

Friday, 19 June 2015, 9:26 am | World Vision New Zealand

On the eve of World Refugee Day, World Vision New Zealand has called upon the government to stop hiding behind its geographic isolation and do more to help the burgeoning numbers of refugees and displaced people. More >>

World Vision says thanks to 2015 40 Hour Famine participants

Sunday, 24 May 2015, 2:06 pm | World Vision New Zealand

The 2015 40 Hour Famine finished at midday today, putting an end to rumbling tummies and a host of other challenges the event’s 123,000 participants chose to undertake. More >>

123,000 Kiwis taking a stand against poverty this weekend

Friday, 22 May 2015, 9:14 am | World Vision New Zealand

Swimming non-stop for 40 hours, squeezing into a room with 40 other people for the weekend, going without food and sleeping without a roof over their heads are just a few of the challenges Kiwis are taking on to raise funds for this year’s World ... More >>

Labour women's caucus get behind the 40 Hour Famine

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 10:20 am | World Vision New Zealand

Today, Labour MPs Poto Williams, Louisa Wall and Nanaia Mahuta have committed to supporting malnourished children in Bangladesh by taking part in World Vision’s 40 Hour Famine. The 40 Hour Famine is New Zealand’s largest and longest running ... More >>

Challenges in rush to help Nepal earthquake survivors

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 10:31 am | World Vision New Zealand

World Vision is rushing supplies to those in need in Nepal, days after an earthquake hit the country, causing widespread death and damage. Approximately 5,000 lives have been lost and 8 million people have been affected by the quake. Many are in need ... More >>

Rural areas devastated by Nepal quake

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 2:09 pm | World Vision New Zealand

World Vision teams have managed to reach some of the most remote villages outside Kathmandu; finding extensive damage and urgent need for basic survival supplies. Some of the most remote villages can be as much as a three-day walk from other towns, ... More >>

 

 

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