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Bougainville Library another step closer to being built

Monday, 12 September 2011, 11:47 am | Volunteer Service Abroad

The Bougainville Library project is about to take another step forward when VSA volunteer Barry Binding leaves Wellington on September 20 to spend six weeks developing a project management plan for the $350,000 building. More >>

Te Tūao Tāwāhi: Volunteer Service Abroad

Tuesday, 23 August 2011, 8:27 am | Volunteer Service Abroad

VSA (Volunteer Service Abroad) has established a new unit to develop partnerships with New Zealand businesses and organisations keen to provide their staff with the opportunity to undertake short-term volunteering assignments. More >>

Volunteer Service Abroad To Focus On Pacific

Monday, 14 March 2011, 9:06 am | Volunteer Service Abroad

VSA (Volunteer Service Abroad) is expanding its programme in the Pacific and providing a greater range of volunteering options to New Zealanders keen to share their skills in developing countries. VSA, New Zealand’s largest and most experienced international ... More >>

Foreign Affairs Select Committee endorses VSA

Thursday, 16 December 2010, 4:32 pm | Volunteer Service Abroad

The Foreign Affairs Select committee has endorsed VSA’s (Volunteer Service Abroad) “valuable” role in education, training and mentoring in the Pacific. In a report, written over the last four years and released this week, the committee says it, “would ... More >>

VSA to start sending short-term volunteers

Wednesday, 29 September 2010, 11:00 am | Volunteer Service Abroad

VSA (Volunteer Service Abroad), New Zealand’s largest and most experienced international volunteer agency, is adding a new kind of assignment to its volunteering options – short-term volunteering. More >>

VSA reaffirms its commitment to Timor-Leste

Tuesday, 1 June 2010, 5:29 pm | Volunteer Service Abroad

VSA (Volunteer Service Abroad) has reaffirmed its commitment to working in partnership with Timor-Leste by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Timor-Leste in Wellington today. More >>

A Lost Generation – A Generation’s Work

Tuesday, 24 August 2004, 10:25 am | Volunteer Service Abroad

VSA’s CEO, Deborah Snelson, says Bougainville has come a very long way since its civil war, but the momentum must not be lost. More >>

From “Gorillas In The Mist” – To The VSA

Tuesday, 8 June 2004, 1:57 pm | Volunteer Service Abroad

Volunteer Service Abroad has a new boss who comes to the organisation with a background of working in one of the toughest areas of the globe. More >>

New Zealand Photographers Abroad

Monday, 12 August 2002, 12:01 am | Volunteer Service Abroad

To mark its fortieth year (2002), Volunteer Service Abroad invited eight leading and emerging New Zealand documentary photographers to embark on photographic assignments in the fourteen countries to which VSA sends volunteers. More >>

Gandalf is VSA's Latest Supporter

Thursday, 13 December 2001, 1:13 pm | Volunteer Service Abroad

With Peter Jackson's signature becoming as rare as dragons' teeth, Volunteer Service Abroad is hoping for a good return when it puts a copy of the Lord of the Rings, signed by the film director, up for auction this week. More >>

Samoan Deaf Theatre Company To Tour New Zealand

Thursday, 10 May 2001, 4:25 pm | Volunteer Service Abroad

Samoa's Silent World Theatre is to tour New Zealand as part of VSA Week - 14 - 20 May. More >>

VSA To Send Volunteers To East Timor

Wednesday, 14 February 2001, 2:57 pm | Volunteer Service Abroad

Volunteer Service Abroad is planning to set up a programme in East Timor later this year, VSA chair Hilary Smith announced yesterday [Tuesday 13 February] at a function at Parliament to mark the International Year of Volunteers 2001. More >>