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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 >>

World Vision distributing vital supplies to victims of Nepal

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 9:20 am | World Vision New Zealand

• Experts have long warned Nepal is extremely vulnerable to quakes • World Vision plans to go by vehicle, then foot to access remote communities • Staff describe people in shock, spending the night in tents as aftershocks continue World Vision ... More >>

World Vision launches appeal for victims of Nepal earthquake

Monday, 27 April 2015, 3:09 pm | World Vision New Zealand

World Vision New Zealand has launched an emergency appeal for the Nepal Earthquake, and as the death toll rises the humanitarian agency fears for those in remote regions. More >>

World Vision responding to powerful earthquake in Nepal

Sunday, 26 April 2015, 11:53 am | World Vision New Zealand

World Vision is responding to a powerful 7.5 earthquake that struck Nepal early Saturday morning. More >>

Death toll rising in Nepal following earthquake

Sunday, 26 April 2015, 11:12 am | World Vision New Zealand

A magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, toppling buildings and creating avalanches in the Himalayas. The national disaster management agency has declared a state of emergency and says so far, close to 900 people have died. More >>

Kiwis get behind World Vision’s response to Cyclone Pam

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 10:13 pm | World Vision New Zealand

The Vodafone Warriors have announced they’ll donate $1000 for every try they score in their NRL match against the Parramatta Eels this Saturday to World Vision’s Cyclone Pam appeal. There will also be donation boxes at the game, their first home ... More >>

World Vision reaches remote island in Vanuatu

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 3:42 pm | World Vision New Zealand

As aid agencies begin to gain access to Vanuatu’s outer islands, the full extent of the damage from Cyclone Pam is becoming clearer. World Vision’s emergency team chartered a flight to Tanna Island on Tuesday to assess the situation there and begin ... More >>

World Vision New Zealand arrive on the ground in Vanuatu

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 9:29 am | World Vision New Zealand

World Vision New Zealand arrive on the ground in Vanuatu to support cyclone relief effort More >>

World Vision ready with aid as deadly Cyclone Pam passes

Sunday, 15 March 2015, 9:32 am | World Vision New Zealand

Cyclone Pam has left the archipelago of Vanuatu reeling after slamming through the capital Port Vila; reportedly claiming lives and destroying homes. More >>

Kiwi celebrities take a stand against poverty

Friday, 13 March 2015, 11:53 am | World Vision New Zealand

Four celebrity teams have chosen to take a stand against poverty by signing on for this year's World Vision 40 Hour Famine. The teams will compete to raise the most money for Bangladesh which has one of the highest rates of malnutrition in the world. More >>

A year since Typhoon Haiyan

Friday, 7 November 2014, 5:28 pm | World Vision New Zealand

November 8 marks one year since the world’s strongest typhoon slammed the Philippines with unimaginable force. In the last 12 months, World Vision has reached over one million people, with a focus on ‘building back better’. More >>

Tiki Taane puts focus on former child soldiers with new song

Friday, 12 September 2014, 4:35 pm | World Vision New Zealand

Celebrated Kiwi musician Tiki Taane today releases his new song ‘Falling Angels’ in collaboration with World Vision, with all proceeds going to World Vision’s work rehabilitating former child soldiers as part of next month’s Live Below The Line ... More >>

“This has to stop” says Kiwi on the ground in Gaza

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 10:02 am | World Vision New Zealand

Kiwi Alex Snary, World Vision's National Director of Jerusalem-West Bank Gaza, today provided a first-hand report of the conflict, after crossing into Gaza to work with the international development agency’s team on the ground. More >>

Over 130,000 Kiwis to go without this weekend

Friday, 23 May 2014, 10:13 am | World Vision New Zealand

This weekend one of New Zealand’s most well-loved fundraising events, World Vision’s 40 Hour Famine, is celebrating the big 40. More than 130,000 Kiwis will go without for the 40th time since the event started in 1975. More >>

Innovative fundraising app to raise $100,000 for Malawi

Thursday, 22 May 2014, 11:23 am | World Vision New Zealand

Anybody can make a wish, we do it every year when we blow out candles on our birthday, or we find a wishbone or see a shooting star. Now World Vision is asking Facebook uses to send a wish to Malawi. More >>

 

 

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