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TEAR Fund Highlights Modern Day Slavery On UN Day

Thursday, 22 August 2013, 5:47 pm | Tear Fund

While slavery was abolished in Britain 167 years ago, there are more slaves today than at any other time in history. More >>

Auckland Youth Charity to Benefit from Poverty Cycle Event

Wednesday, 8 December 2010, 3:38 pm | Tear Fund

Youth charity Brothers In Arms (BIA) has been announced as the Auckland regional recipient for funds raised by TEAR Fund’s charity cycle event, the TEAR Fund Poverty Cycle being held on March 5, 2011. The TEAR Fund Poverty Cycle offers riders the ... More >>

Kiwi Sponsors Anxiously Await News From Haiti

Thursday, 14 January 2010, 5:01 pm | Tear Fund

TEAR Fund has launched a full-scale coordinated relief effort yesterday through its in-country and external network of partners. More >>

At-risk children expert has message for Kiwis

Saturday, 28 February 2009, 2:50 pm | Tear Fund

A leading expert in helping the at-risk children in the developing world, Patrick McDonald, is headed to New Zealand with an important message for Kiwis More >>

Bailout for Wall St – What about the Poorest?

Thursday, 2 October 2008, 2:35 pm | Tear Fund

WITH the meltdown of international banking and credit filling investors with dread, developed nations are using the crisis to legitimise backing away from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), said TEAR Fund Executive Director Stephen Tollestrup. More >>

TEAR Fund responds to desperate need in Haiti

Monday, 8 September 2008, 5:27 pm | Tear Fund

TEAR Fund NZ is responding to the needs of cyclone-stricken Haiti by giving $10,000 out of its Disaster Relief Fund, after the island nation has been repeatedly battered by tropical storms. More >>

Fund commits $80,000 to aid India’s flood victims

Monday, 1 September 2008, 4:33 pm | Tear Fund

TEAR Fund is committing $80,000 to bring relief to the displaced millions following the worst flooding in 50 years, in India’s state of Bihar. More >>

African choir to enthral NZ audiences

Friday, 29 August 2008, 10:24 am | Tear Fund

Vibrant costumes, infectious smiles and stories that will move and inspire you – the Watoto Children’s Choir from Uganda will visit Auckland and it is an event not to miss. More >>

The benefits of sponsor relationship

Tuesday, 19 August 2008, 4:36 pm | Tear Fund

As TEAR Fund surpasses the sponsorship of more than 1 million children worldwide through its partner Compassion, one of the keys to the success of its child sponsorship programme has been the relationships built between the child and the sponsors, said ... More >>

Violin Virtuoso Makes Difference For Poor Children

Friday, 8 August 2008, 10:42 am | Tear Fund

For many years, gifted violinist and singer-songwriter Peter Shurley has been wowing audiences with his passionate and inspirational performances. The Tasmanian-based musician, well-known to New Zealand fans, is embarking on another free concert tour ... More >>

TEAR Fund hopes work can resume in Zimbabwe

Tuesday, 22 July 2008, 5:12 pm | Tear Fund

TEAR Fund NZ executive director Stephen Tollestrup welcomes the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Zimbabwe’s leaders. He hopes it will lead to a peaceful resolution and that TEAR Fund’s partners will be able to resume operations again ... More >>

Time to give bouquet to the EU says TEAR Fund NZ

Wednesday, 9 July 2008, 9:24 am | Tear Fund

TEAR Fund New Zealand has greeted the news that the European Union will channel 1 billion euros in unused farm subsidies to African farmers as part of its joint response to the global food crisis, with enthusiasm. More >>

Poverty message taken to NZ’s southern most point

Monday, 9 June 2008, 5:10 pm | Tear Fund

Kiwi musicians, Steve Apirana and Derek Lind are not calling their latest free concert, The Great Southern Land Tour for nothing. This event will see these seasoned musicians, not only playing at towns all over the Mainland, but at New Zealand’s southern ... More >>

NGO outraged over suspension of field work

Friday, 6 June 2008, 4:41 pm | Tear Fund

TEAR Fund NZ executive director Stephen Tollestrup is outraged that NGOs have had to suspend operations in Zimbabwe. More >>

Business principles to help the developing world

Tuesday, 27 May 2008, 2:08 pm | Tear Fund

HE has been shot at, captured by pirates, stoned and survived two plane crashes, but this has not deterred Kiwi entrepreneur David Bussau from continuing his mission to fight poverty in developing countries. More >>

$250,000 raised for Myanmar reaching remote areas

Friday, 23 May 2008, 2:25 pm | Tear Fund

TEAR Fund NZ has raised more than $250,000 and through its partner based in Myanmar, has assisted more than 40,000 children men and women in Yangon and Ayerayawaddy regions. More >>

Negative publicity hurting Myanmar’s victims

Thursday, 15 May 2008, 9:20 am | Tear Fund

Negative press about the obstacles of getting aid to the victims of Myanmar’s cyclone, is hurting the cause, said TEAR Fund executive director Stephen Tollestrup. More >>

Focus firmly on Myanmar despite China earthquake

Tuesday, 13 May 2008, 2:00 pm | Tear Fund

While TEAR Fund NZ has empathy concerning the earthquake in China that has killed an estimated 10,000 people and left many more thousands injured, it has no plans to launch an appeal. More >>

TEAR Fund getting around Myanmar difficulties

Thursday, 8 May 2008, 4:06 pm | Tear Fund

As TEAR Fund NZ hits its 24-hour target of raising more than $25,000 for Myanmar’s cyclone victims, its local partner is scaling-up its response as the death toll climbs. More >>

Kiwi response to Myanmar disaster praised

Wednesday, 7 May 2008, 12:27 am | Tear Fund

TEAR Fund’s executive director Stephen Tollestrup, has praised Kiwis for their generosity in response to its Myanmar (Burma) emergency appeal. Overnight TEAR Fund phones ran hot with callers responding to the situation and online donations were ... More >>





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