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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 >>

Kiwis to Join Momentum Against Human Trafficking

Friday, 28 July 2017, 12:33 pm | Tearfund

Kiwis to Join Momentum Against Human Trafficking Following Landmark Thai Court Case Hundreds of Kiwis will be joining the momentum in the fight against human trafficking and exploitation following news of Thailand’s largest ever human trafficking trial ... More >>

CEOs Gear up to Support Fight Against Human Trafficking

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 12:01 pm | Tearfund

Some of New Zealand’s top CEOs are putting their bodies on the line in the fight against human trafficking by riding in this year’s Tearfund Poverty Cycle Challenge. More >>

Tearfund Wants Kiwis in the Poverty Cycle

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 2:22 pm | Tearfund

Tearfund is calling on Kiwi athletes, schools, businesses, churches and celebrities to join the Poverty Cycle, to break the cycle of poverty for some of the world’s most vulnerable people. More >>

Tearfund helping civilians in Aleppo and Mosul

Friday, 23 December 2016, 1:52 pm | Tearfund

Following the recapture of the Syrian city of Aleppo, Tearfund has launched an appeal to support the thousands of people who have been caught between fighting in both Syria and Iraq. More >>

Kiwi couple helping traumatised refugees from South Sudan

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 1:58 pm | Tearfund

Press Release 14/12/16 Kiwi couple helping traumatised refugees from South Sudan on break in NZ A Kiwi couple who have been on the frontlines helping South Sudanese refugees are hoping David Shearer’s new role as Special Representative of the UN ... More >>



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