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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 >>

World Vision US same sex marriage hiring policy

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 2:39 pm | World Vision New Zealand

The World Vision New Zealand position is simple. We work under New Zealand legislation and we do not discriminate on the basis of gender or sexual orientation. World Vision New Zealand hires on merit and in accordance with New Zealand legislation. More >>

Mass evacuations underway as Typhoon threatens Philippines

Friday, 8 November 2013, 10:31 am | World Vision New Zealand

The Government in the Philippines is preparing for the worst as the country braces for Super Typhoon Haiyan which is expected to hit the Visayas Islands Friday, local time. The islands are home to some 18 million people. More >>

Top institutions to join forces to tackle poverty

Tuesday, 15 October 2013, 3:07 pm | World Vision New Zealand

Two of New Zealand’s leading organisations, The University of Otago and World Vision New Zealand, are joining together to enhance their efforts to alleviate poverty both globally and in New Zealand and the Pacific. More >>

World Vision Receives Funds From Award Winning Volunteer

Tuesday, 8 May 2012, 12:16 pm | World Vision New Zealand

World Vision New Zealand will tomorrow receive a $250 donation from Bethany Tiddy, winner of the inaugural TrustPower Waipa Youth Community Spirit Award. More >>

Scenes Of Terror As Triple Quake Rocks Philippines

Wednesday, 8 February 2012, 12:37 pm | World Vision New Zealand

Aid workers have described scenes of terror as a triple quake rattled the Philippine islands of Negros and Cebu yesterday morning local time. A tsunami alert was issued in the immediate aftermath but later cancelled. The Philippine Army has put the death ... More >>

New World Vision Smiles data reveals most generous Kiwis

Thursday, 15 December 2011, 2:00 pm | World Vision New Zealand

We all know that according to the World Giving Index 2010 New Zealanders are the most generous givers in the world, but ever wondered who the most generous Kiwis are? More >>

Young Kiwis become refugees

Tuesday, 18 October 2011, 11:44 am | World Vision New Zealand

Finding their families at night while bombs drop around them, having to quickly choose which belongings to take before setting off on an endless trek, and navigating border crossings with hostile guards; New Zealand's most generous young leaders today found ... More >>

World Vision expands relief efforts to southern Somalia

Thursday, 11 August 2011, 12:31 pm | World Vision New Zealand

World Vision has established an emergency response centre in Dolo, located in southern Somalia near the border with Ethiopia. Dolo is one of the largest transit facilities for Somalis fleeing violence and famine. The United Nations estimates as many as ... More >>

 

 

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