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As India Reaches Grim Milestones, Tearfund Calls On Kiwis To Urgently Help Save Lives

Thursday, 29 April 2021, 5:05 pm | Tearfund

Tearfund’s CEO Ian McInnes says while New Zealand’s Covid-19 situation is looking positive, we cannot turn a blind eye to the rest of the world. In the past 24 hours India has recorded more than 360,000 Covid-19 cases, with India reaching a grim milestone ... More >>

Tearfund’s Fiji Partners Face Widespread Need After Cyclone Yasa

Friday, 18 December 2020, 10:29 am | Tearfund

Tearfund’s partners have emerged to face the task of helping people in the wake of devastating Cyclone Yasa which ripped through heavily populated islands in Fiji last night, with wind gusts up to 345km/h. Tearfund CEO, Ian McInnes says with communications ... More >>

Tearfund Calls On Clothing Companies To Protect Workers As Covid-19 Impacts Low-income Countries

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 3:03 pm | Tearfund

Tearfund New Zealand and Baptist World Aid Australia (BWAA) are calling on fashion companies to commit to standing with the workers in their global supply chains in launching six Covid-19 Fashion Commitments designed to provide vulnerable workers ... More >>

Coronavirus Is Coming For The World’s Most Vulnerable

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 3:17 pm | Tearfund

Kiwis urged to support efforts to help reduce the impact of Covid-19 among refugees Aid agency Tearfund New Zealand is warning that we are yet to see the full extent of suffering and loss of life from COVID-19 unless we step in to urgently help. “With ... More >>

Kiwi Aid Worker Prepares For Covid-19 Arrival In The World’s Largest Refugee Camp

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 3:11 pm | Tearfund

The first casesof Covid-19 are emerging in refugee camps and if Kiwis don’t act now, it will likely end in suffering and a large loss of life, warns aid agency Tearfund New Zealand. Tearfund’s spokesperson based in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, ... More >>

Dunedin is watching

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 5:09 pm | Tearfund

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has spoken of the unimaginable hardships former Syrian refugees have been through in a video message of support for the #NZisWatching campaign for Syria. More >>

Kiwi Aid Worker acts to save lives

Saturday, 13 July 2019, 11:26 am | Tearfund

Kiwi Aid Worker acts to save lives as monsoon rains displace thousands of Rohingya refugees. More >>

Kiwi aid worker shares 3 ways to help on World Refugee Day

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 9:21 am | Tearfund

A Kiwi living and working in the world’s largest refugee camp in Bangladesh is calling for his fellow New Zealanders to support the huge numbers of Rohingya refugees. More >>

Second powerful cyclone headed for Mozambique

Saturday, 27 April 2019, 3:40 pm | Tearfund

Tearfund’s team responding to the devastating Cyclone Idai in Mozambique are having a tense wait as Cyclone Kenneth hits the nation just six weeks on. More >>

Tearfund celebrates progress made against human trafficking

Friday, 1 February 2019, 3:04 pm | Tearfund

Tearfund is celebrating the progress the international community has made in the fight against human trafficking, but says further improvement is required to rid the world of this atrocious crime. Its comments come after the United Nations released ... More >>

Tearfund Launches Indonesia Earthquake And Tsunami Appeal

Monday, 1 October 2018, 5:28 pm | Tearfund

Tearfund has launched an appeal to meet the desperate needs of the millions affected by the magnitude 7.5 earthquake and 5-and-a-half-metre tsunami which hit Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Friday evening. More >>

One Year Anniversary of Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 12:57 pm | Tearfund

Tearfund is calling on Kiwis to help as the Rohingya Refugee Crisis reaches its one year anniversary. More >>

2018 Ethical Fashion Guide Aotearoa NZ Marks Five Years

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 1:40 pm | Tearfund

2018 Ethical Fashion Guide Aotearoa New Zealand Marks Five Years Since Rana Plaza Collapse Five years on from the Rana Plaza Factory collapse in Bangladesh, which killed over 1100 workers, an industry-leading ethical fashion report shows many brands ... More >>

Tearfund Calls for Action in Bangladesh

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 12:48 pm | Tearfund

Tearfund Calls for Action as Bangladesh Becomes Host to World’s Largest Refugee Settlement Tearfund is calling on the international community to act as Cox’s Bazaar refugee settlement in Bangladesh has become the largest in the world, dwarfing Bidi ... More >>

Kiwi celebrities to live below international poverty line

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 11:59 am | Tearfund

Kiwi celebrities are challenging New Zealanders to join them this March as they live below the international poverty line for five days. More >>

Tearfund Preparing Communities for Cyclone Gita

Monday, 12 February 2018, 3:17 pm | Tearfund

Tearfund Preparing Communities for Cyclone Gita New Zealand aid and development NGO, Tearfund, is working through partners in Tonga to prepare communities as Tropical Cyclone Gita threatens to make landfall as a category four or five storm. “Communities ... More >>

Finding hope in desperate situations

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 11:46 am | Tearfund

A Ugandan former-sponsored child who lost all hope then recovered it when a 15-year-old student sponsored him is visiting New Zealand on a speaking tour. More >>

Walking Away From Pop Career

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 4:22 pm | Tearfund

Critically acclaimed, singer-songwriter Naomi Striemer, went from milking goats and gathering eggs in Nova Scotia, to signing a multi-million dollar record deal with Sony Records at 18 years old. More >>

Pabiona to Share How Filipino Children Are Beating Poverty

Monday, 25 September 2017, 3:32 pm | Tearfund

New Zealanders can hear how child poverty is being tackled in the Philippines when inspiring speaker Noel Pabiona tours the country this September and October. More >>

‘Love Thy Neighbour’ in Lead up to 2018 Justice Conference

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 1:45 pm | Tearfund

In the lead up to the highly anticipated 2018 Justice Conference, this November Tearfund will present Love Thy Neighbour . This Justice Conference event will feature inspiring, home-grown speakers exploring what it really means to love thy neighbour in today’s ... More >>