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Tear Fund’s Obsession: Food And Sex (Trafficking)

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 3:56 pm | TEAR Fund

Food and sex have always been kindred bedfellows; both are sensory experiences that ignite the passions. For TEAR Fund, however, the relationship is less savoury and more complex. We work in the darkest brothels of Southeast Asia where young girls ... More >>

Tear Fund Launches Emergency Appeal for Gaza

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 12:08 pm | TEAR Fund

As the death toll surpasses 1000 in Gaza, TEAR Fund has launched an appeal to help civilians caught up in the conflict between Israel and Palestine. TEAR Fund CEO and chairman of the NGO Disaster Relief Forum Ian McInnes said, the loss of civilian ... More >>

Bikes to Combat Trade in Lives

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 2:12 pm | TEAR Fund

Every 30 seconds a child is trafficked in the world. TEAR Fund is challenging Kiwi cyclists to change this appalling statistic by using their bikes to help stop these children from having their innocence stolen. By taking part in TEAR Fund’s annual ... More >>

Show Your Mumsie, She’s the Onesie This Mother’s Day

Friday, 2 May 2014, 12:21 pm | TEAR Fund

Don’t be sheepish ; tell your mum she’s your only ‘Onesie’ this Mother’s Day with a gift that won’t require any wrapping paper, sticky tape and a last minute dash to the shops. The You’re the Onesie or Don’t Be Sheepish gifts from TEAR ... More >>

Many Yet To Receive Aid in the Solomon Islands

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 11:41 am | TEAR Fund

While the focus of the aid effort is on Honiara, there are still hundreds of communities that have been unreached following the floods earlier this month. The New Zealand Government has just pledged $95,000 to TEAR Fund in an emergency effort to boost ... More >>

Tear Fund Prepares for Response as Floods Worsen

Sunday, 6 April 2014, 4:53 pm | TEAR Fund

5 April 2014 Auckland : TEAR Fund New Zealand is preparing for a humanitarian response as the damage from the floods in Solomon Islands worsens. The city's main river, the Matanikau, burst its banks in a torrential tropical storm late Thursday, sweeping ... More >>

Report About Trafficking in NZ Misleading

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 2:50 pm | TEAR Fund

A media report in the Waikato Times today (Feb 27) headlined: Charity : Women, kids used as sex slaves, which was subsequently picked up by other media is incorrect. More >>

Public Private Partnerships Slashing Global Poverty

Tuesday, 26 November 2013, 4:57 pm | TEAR Fund

Aid and development agency TEAR Fund hosted the first public, private partnership event of its kind with Kiwi businesses and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs attending to discuss new methods of addressing poverty. More >>

Mccully Visits Initiative Helping Build Peace In Sri Lanka

Monday, 18 November 2013, 9:49 am | TEAR Fund

TEAR Fund CEO, Ian McInnes has taken Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Murray McCully, to see a TEAR Fund project in Sri Lanka, which is helping to rebuild shattered lives through dairying, following the devastating civil war. More >>

TEAR Fund Tackles the Worst Typhoon of the Year

Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 4:48 pm | TEAR Fund

TEAR Fund is responding to the desperate need of the 9.5 million people affected by Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines. TEAR Fund is working with its local partner in the Philippines, to provide necessities such as food, water, medicine and shelter ... More >>

NGOs work together to save lives in the Pacific

Monday, 7 October 2013, 12:00 pm | TEAR Fund

Seven New Zealand aid and development agencies have joined forces to ensure fewer lives are lost in Pacific nations following a disaster. More >>

NZ Joins Forces with India to Transform Slums

Wednesday, 18 September 2013, 4:08 pm | TEAR Fund

Influential humanitarian, Dr Kiran Martin responsible for transforming many of Delhi slums, will be in New Zealand next week to launch an exciting new joint project with the New Zealand Government, Kiwi company Medtech, and TEAR Fund. More >>

TEAR Fund condemns Australia’s cut to foreign aid funding

Tuesday, 10 September 2013, 11:53 am | TEAR Fund

TEAR Fund has hit out at Tony Abbott’s planned cuts to Australian foreign aid as it believes this will increase the burden on New Zealand’s Aid programmes. With Tony Abbott in power, $4.2 billion in Australian foreign aid is set be diverted to ... More >>

TEAR Fund condemns Australia’s cut to foreign aid funding

Tuesday, 10 September 2013, 9:18 am | TEAR Fund

TEAR Fund has hit out at Tony Abbott’s planned cuts to Australian foreign aid as it believes this will increase the burden on New Zealand’s Aid programmes. With Tony Abbott in power, $4.2 billion in Australian foreign aid is set be diverted to ... More >>

Top NZ Foodies Team up on a Free Cookbook with $2.25 Recipes

Tuesday, 3 September 2013, 12:43 pm | TEAR Fund

Top NZ Foodies Team up on a Free Cookbook with $2.25 Recipes Top New Zealand foodies have contributed recipes to a free cookbook which encourages kiwis to eat $2.25 worth of food a day. More than 20 Kiwi chefs, bloggers and food celebrities, including ... More >>

Kiwi Highlights Humanitarian Cost of Weapons Supply In Syria

Monday, 15 July 2013, 2:38 pm | TEAR Fund

Aucklander Andrew Robinson has just returned home from helping the victims of the Syrian conflict. He fears that the decision by various countries to supply arms to different sides in the conflict, will not only put more lives in danger,  but will ... More >>

Kiwi highlights the cost of weapons supply in Syria

Monday, 15 July 2013, 12:46 pm | TEAR Fund

Aucklander Andrew Robinson has just returned home from helping the victims of the Syrian conflict. He fears that the decision by various countries to supply arms to different sides in the conflict, will not only put more lives in danger but will ... More >>

TEAR Fund supports victims of flash floods in India

Friday, 28 June 2013, 2:45 pm | TEAR Fund

Following flash floods and landslips in India’s Himalayan region of Uttarakhand, TEAR Fund has allocated funds to meet the growing needs of victims of this catastrophe, which has seen the death toll climb to more than 1000. More >>

Kiwi Lifts the Lid on Human Trafficking

Monday, 10 June 2013, 12:59 pm | TEAR Fund

Girl in Red Light District Kiwi, Daniel Walker, has become an expert at infiltrating organised crime networks. He has had a hand in the rescue of hundreds of victims, and the prosecution of dozens of perpetrators. This former New Zealand detective ... More >>

Give a Calf to an Udder-Mother This Mother’s Day

Monday, 6 May 2013, 3:12 pm | TEAR Fund

Kiwis looking for a Mother’s Day gift with a difference are being encouraged to consider something you can’t wrap up – a Calf from TEAR Fund’s ‘Gift for Life’. While most Kiwi mums will be showered with gifts this Mother’s Day, many ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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