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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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