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Ration Cuts To Food Aid Exacerbate Hunger, Suicidal Thoughts, Child Abuse And Trafficking

Thursday, 20 June 2024, 9:31 am | World Vision New Zealand

World Vision is calling on the New Zealand government to increase its contribution to global food aid in light of a new report which reveals that food ration cuts are exacerbating not only hunger and malnutrition, but also child labour, child marriage ... More >>

World Vision Says Budget ‘24 Overseas Development Allocation Falls Short

Thursday, 30 May 2024, 4:32 pm | World Vision New Zealand

The country currently invests around 0.23% of its GNI in Overseas Development Aid and languishes fifth from bottom out of 30 OECD countries in terms of generosity. Today’s allocation falls well short of New Zealand’s long-term commitment to ... More >>

Race Against Time In Papua New Guinea: Humanitarian Support Crucial For Recovery

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 1:38 pm | World Vision New Zealand

Urgent international support is needed to provide immediate relief for the thousands affected by the devastating landslide in Papua New Guinea. More >>

New Report Reveals Only 5% Of Global Aid Targets Children: NZ Called On To Do More

Wednesday, 8 May 2024, 8:47 am | World Vision New Zealand

A new report by World Vision, in collaboration with Ernst & Young, reveals that a meagre 5% of Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) is directly targeted to benefit children. More >>

International Response To 13 Years Of Humanitarian Crisis In Syria “not Good Enough”

Thursday, 14 March 2024, 11:17 am | World Vision New Zealand

Leading humanitarian agency, World Vision, says the world’s response to 13 years of protracted conflict, hunger, poverty, and displacement in Syria has “not been good enough”. Tomorrow marks 13 years of civil war in Syria and the country is ... More >>

Food Price Spikes: NZ Among Countries With Highest Food Cost Rises

Thursday, 29 February 2024, 9:02 am | World Vision New Zealand

A new report from World Vision reveals the dramatically escalating cost of an average food basket over the past year in New Zealand and several other countries, including some of the world’s poorest nations. The research examined food prices in 67 countries ... More >>

Three Million Children In Ukraine Face Even Greater Risk After Two Years Of War

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 9:48 am | World Vision New Zealand

The war in Ukraine is about to hit the two-year mark and millions of children are still in urgent need of mental health support, education, and protection. More than 6.4 million people have fled Ukraine in the past two years, while more than 3.6 million ... More >>

One Year On From Earthquake And The Situation In Syria Is More Critical Than Ever

Monday, 5 February 2024, 12:25 pm | World Vision New Zealand

More than 800,000 people are still living in tents in northwest Syria and millions more struggle to get enough to eat each day, a year on from the massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake. The earthquake, which hit one year ago on February 6, 2023, killed more ... More >>

New Zealand Households Spend $77 A Week On Goods Linked To Child And Forced Labour

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 5:45 pm | World Vision New Zealand

New research, released today by World Vision, reveals that New Zealand imported nearly $8 billion worth of goods associated with child and forced labour in 2022. The Risky Goods – Supply Chain Risk Report finds that 10% of the country’s imports ... More >>

Emergency resettlement plan needed in light of Afghans’ difficult experience in NZ

Monday, 2 October 2023, 6:57 am | World Vision New Zealand

A new report reveals the challenges experienced by Afghan nationals who sought refuge in Aotearoa New Zealand in 2021, with many spending months in cramped hotel rooms, and at times struggling to access mental health support, employment, and education. ... More >>

Humanitarians From The Pacific In NZ For Conference To Improve The Lives Of Vulnerable Children

Monday, 4 September 2023, 12:29 pm | World Vision New Zealand

This week leaders from the Pacific and South-East Asia are in Auckland to discuss efforts to help children and families in their regions overcome violence, malnutrition and poverty. The World Vision conference will focus on WOVEN, a five-year partnership ... More >>

World Vision Calls For Mass Arrivals Bill To Be Scrapped

Wednesday, 2 August 2023, 11:49 am | World Vision New Zealand

World Vision New Zealand is urging the Government to abandon progress of the Mass Arrivals Bill which would extend the amount of time irregular maritime arrivals, including asylum seekers, can be detained. This week, the Foreign Affairs, Defence, ... More >>

The Hidden Cost Of Beauty: Millions Of Children Working To Produce Ingredients For Cosmetics

Monday, 31 July 2023, 11:16 am | World Vision New Zealand

A new report from World Vision today reveals the dark reality behind glossy beauty products, with many likely to contain ingredients gathered by children working in mines and farms in low-income countries. More >>

World Vision Welcomes Positive First Step On Modern Slavery Law Reform

Friday, 28 July 2023, 1:03 pm | World Vision New Zealand

World Vision applauds the government’s move to introduce a law requiring businesses to publicly report on modern slavery risks. It’s also pleased to see the government say that due diligence requirements are a priority but wants to see a time-bound ... More >>

Many Kiwi Businesses Oblivious To Modern Slavery Risks In Their Supply Chains

Sunday, 18 June 2023, 9:37 am | World Vision New Zealand

  New research into New Zealand businesses and their efforts to identify and address modern slavery finds that many are oblivious to the role of forced labour and child labour in their production processes, and even fewer are taking steps to ... More >>

Record Number Of New Zealand Landmarks Light Up Orange To Support The World Vision 40 Hour Challenge

Thursday, 15 June 2023, 11:57 am | World Vision New Zealand

This weekend, 23 of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most prominent and loved landmarks will light up orange in support of the World Vision 40 Hour Challenge. Between 16 –18 June, there will be an orange glow from Northland to Otago, as bridges, clock ... More >>

New Zealand Gears Up For The Country’s Biggest Annual Youth Fundraising Weekend – The World Vision 40 Hour Challenge

Monday, 12 June 2023, 5:57 pm | World Vision New Zealand

This weekend, 16-18 June, tens of thousands of rangatahi around the country will participate in a range of fun, creative and exciting challenges as part of The World Vision 40 Hour Challenge. Those taking part will carry out challenges over 40 hours ... More >>

World Vision 40 Hour Challenge Accepted: A Visit To Malawi Drives Rugby Star And Social Media Personality

Tuesday, 4 April 2023, 10:39 am | World Vision New Zealand

Rugby star Caleb Clarke and social media powerhouse Johnny Tuivasa-Sheck have kicked off 2023 as World Vision 40 Hour Challenge ambassadors, following a life-changing visit to Malawi. This year the World Vision 40 Hour Challenge will take place over ... More >>

Humanitarian Needs In Syria Soar In The Wake Of Earthquakes And 12 Years Of War

Wednesday, 15 March 2023, 6:25 am | World Vision New Zealand

On the anniversary of 12 years of war in Syria, World Vision says the country is at rock bottom as it struggles with years of conflict and the devastation wrought by recent earthquakes. The organisation says the recent earthquakes have only added ... More >>

New Poll Shows 8 Out Of 10 New Zealanders Support New Law To Tackle Modern Slavery

Thursday, 2 March 2023, 9:25 am | World Vision New Zealand

A nationwide poll shows strong support amongst New Zealanders (81%) for legislation to address modern slavery in supply chains. The poll carried out by Talbot Mills Research and released today by World Vision New Zealand shows widespread support ... More >>





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