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Indonesia Tsunami Response

URGENT: A powerful earthquake and tsunami struck Indonesia killing more than 1407 people and affecting thousands on the island of Sulawesi in northern Indonesia. Homes were swept away, buildings collapsed, […]

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Typhoon Mangkhut

Super Typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong) hit the Philippines on 15th September. The earliest assessments of the destruction show that nearly 900,000 people were affected. Still nearly 200,000 are housed in evacuation […]

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Vanuatu Youth Trip 2019

ADRA Connections: Vanuatu Youth Trip 5 – 15 July 2019 Come join us and make a difference in Vanuatu next July!! Many villages lack safe water supplies, have no sanitation facilities […]

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Drought Relief Australia

Severe drought is affecting rural and regional Australia. A lack of rainfall is causing extreme stress for farmers in particular. While coastal areas and capital cities have been largely unaffected, parts […]

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Lombok Earthquake Response

Lombok, Indonesia has been hit by a succession of strong earthquakes in the past few weeks. They have killed hundreds of people, caused landslides and damaged buildings leaving people homeless. […]

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Group Registration

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Vanuatu Cyclone Rebuild

ADRA Connections: Vanuatu Support communities in Vanuatu by rebuilding schools and community support centres affected by natural disasters. More information to come. Costs $2,800 NZD per adult *Costs are subject […]

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A Safer Future in Vietnam

ADRA Connections: Vietnam Bao Lac District is one of the remotest and poorest districts of Cao Bang Province. In order to enhance knowledge and build up local capacity as part […]

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Wash Away Poverty in Vanuatu

ADRA Connections: Vanuatu Access to clean water is never taken for granted in rural communities in Vanuatu with many villages lacking safe, sustainable and secure water supplies, no sanitation facilities […]

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Test Connections Sign-up

Page to test the Connections sign-up Here we put what ever promo information we want.  

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Lets Dig Deep

Help thousands of people in Vanuatu provide for their families! By Digging Deep, in partnership with ADRA, you can work closely with over 2,200 people from 13 communities to ensure: Small-scale farmers […]

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Give It Up

In a world of excess, children continue to go without – often with deadly consequences. Like you, we believe this isn’t right! Right now, children in Myanmar are living without access […]

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ADRA Run Fundraising Resources

These resources are designed to support both individuals and teams collecting funds on behalf of ADRA and to educate fundraisers on how they are making a difference in the world! […]

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Give It Up 4 Good

In a world of excess, children continue to go without – often with deadly consequences. Like you, we believe this isn’t right! Right now, children in Myanmar are living without access […]

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School’s Challenge 2018!

  Get your school together and join us at the ADRA Run 2018. Help raise funds for children living in poverty in Timor-Leste PLUS go in the draw to win […]

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Training Tips

Have you signed up for the ADRA Run yet? We’ve made this page as a way to provide extra support to runners participating in the 10km and 21km events. We […]

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ADRA Run 2018

Thank you for supporting the ADRA Run 2018! With your support, we were able to raise over $66,000 in funds to support families affected by the Indonesia Tsunami and families […]

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ADRA Run

Each year, ADRA hosts the ADRA Run in Mission Bay as one of our biggest fundraisers to support families at home and overseas! Check out the highlights from our 2017 […]

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Prayer for Refugees

Put the power of prayer to work for refugees! Share your email below and we’ll send you a daily email between now and World Refugee Day on 20th June with a refugee […]

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World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day was on the 20th June 2018, but everyday we should be aware of what people face in our world. Victims of fear, victims of violence, and victims […]

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$1500 Water Storage Tank

A water storage tank can provide a community with a water storage system to ensure that clean water is available year-round. Having a place to store clean water away from […]

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$500 Solar Panel

Having a solar powered water system ensures affordable, safe and continuous water supply. Solar energy is cheaper and cleaner for the environment. The panels do not require maintenance, therefore providing […]

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$50 Galvanised Steel Taps

The galzanised steel taps keep water safe from contamination. A concrete tower is also built around the tap to protect it and provide a sustainable water supply.

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Cambodia Cycle

ADRA Connections Trip: Cambodia Raise funds for ADRA’s work by riding across the beautiful countryside of Cambodia. Cycle from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap over 5 days, stopping off in […]

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Farming in Cambodia

ADRA Connections Trip: Cambodia ADRA seeks to enhance communities livelihoods by sustainably growing the rural economy and household resilience in Cambodia. Cambodian farmers will be supported in new techniques for […]

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Lend a hand in Myanmar

ADRA Connections Trip: Myanmar Families have great difficulty providing adequate nutrition or earning an income that can support growth, health, and education for their families in Myanmar. ADRA’s SURE project […]

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Wash away poverty in Vanuatu

ADRA Connections: Vanuatu Access to clean water is never taken for granted in rural communities in Vanuatu with many villages lacking safe, sustainable and secure water supplies, no sanitation facilities […]

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NZ Youth

New Zealand Youth Connections Trip

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Christchurch Adventist School

Christchurch Adventist School Connections Trip  

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Manurewa High School

Manurewa High School Connections Trip  

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Every Drop Matters

Eight of Mao’s children died due to the effects of unsafe water. Your urgent gift is needed to ensure that others like Mao don’t have to bury their children because […]

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Farm Cove Intermediate

Farm Cove Intermediate Connections Trip  

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Every Drop Matters

Eight of Mao’s children died due to the effects of unsafe water. Your urgent gift is needed to ensure that others like Mao don’t have to bury their children because […]

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Every Drop Matters

Eight of Mao’s children died due to the effects of unsafe water. Your urgent gift is needed to ensure that others like Mao don’t have to bury their children because […]

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Mao’s Story

Every Drop Matters for Mao—eight of her children have died because of unsafe water. Every year, over 800,000 little ones lose their lives because the water they depend on is not […]

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Every Drop Matters

Eight of Mao’s children died due to the effects of unsafe water. Your urgent gift is needed to ensure that others like Mao don’t have to bury their children because […]

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Rohingya Refugee Response

The Rohingya are an ethnic minority residing in the country of Myanmar and are thought to have a population of around 1 million. Tensions around the Rohingya turned into violence […]

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My Money

The My Money programme aims to support people by teaching a wide range of skills that encourage wise financial decisions.

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Welcome Baby

The Welcome Baby initiative connects vulnerable mothers with supportive volunteers and provides baby clothes for their child’s first year of life along with other parenting information

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Bequests and Wills

Do you want to leave behind a legacy of compassion and love? Your gift can transform the lives and communities of many. At ADRA New Zealand we believe that everyone […]

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Tax Rebate

All donations you have made to ADRA NZ in the last financial year has been recorded and a receipt has been sent to you. Every donation over $5 is eligible […]

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Papua New Guinea Earthquake Response

On February 26, a 7.5 earthquake struck Papua New Guinea. The death toll has now reached 67, with at least 500 more people injured and 127,000 people in need of […]

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ADRA Delivers Cyclone Gita Relief

ADRA has distributed hundreds of food parcels to vulnerable people in Tonga following Tropical Cyclone Gita. On February 12, Cyclone Gita devastated the Kingdom of Tonga. The Category 4 storm was the […]

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Depression & Anxiety Recovery

The Need Mental health plays a vital role in our overall health and wellbeing, it impacts the way we think, how we feel and what we do. Having the right […]

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My Money

The Need Helping people get their money sorted can be good for business and the community – and it is certainly good for families! Reducing financial stress helps people experience […]

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Cyclone Gita

Appeal for the victims of cyclone Gita ADRA is working with representatives of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Community Leaders, and the National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) to identify and […]

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Welcome Baby

The Need The Welcome Baby programme helps vulnerable mothers by providing clothes for the first 12 months of a new baby’s life, as well as a gift pack of food […]

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Anwara’s Story

It was 2am when Anwara climbed into the boat. In the teeming darkness, strange hands passed her up toward the bow and unfamiliar bodies pressed against her. She called out […]

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ADRA & You

Keep up to date with the latest news from local and international projects and get to meet some of the people that are being equipped to thrive, thanks to your […]

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Galleries

Watch more videos from ADRA New Zealand Photos below are from a range of different national and international projects  For more digital content, follow us on Instagram and Facebook.    

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Raise Funds for ADRA

Have you ever wanted to change the world? At ADRA we believe that you can! ADRA is supporting life-changing work at home and overseas and would love for you to […]

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Wash away Poverty in Vanuatu

ADRA will be constructing water tanks and toilets for this community. Your team will assist ADRA with these activities. There will be digging, laying of pipes, construction of water tanks and building toilets for the school or households, as well as running a community kids club.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  Find answers to your questions about our work and the impact your support is having.  Can I volunteer with ADRA?  Yes – hundreds of volunteers support the work of ADRA […]

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Community Transformation Partnerships

Our dream for New Zealand is to see every church actively engaging in the needs of their communities. In order to support churches and organisations who want to address a […]

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Toun’s Story

Cambodia Deciding whether or not you can send your child to school is a decision no parent should have to face. Yet, for Toun Ngov and her husband, a drought […]

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Doing Good, Better

The impulse to help is a hallmark of humanity – both evolutionists and creationists agree that selfless acts are something which make each one of us uniquely human. Even more […]

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Florence’s Fight to Flourish

A warm smile greets everyone who arrives at her door. The house is made of solid brick and covered in a neat thatched roof. Inside, the aroma of dinner is […]

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Fighting to Flourish

Esau grins widely as he picks up his little boy and kisses his cheek. A tall, strong man with broad shoulders, Esau commands attention. As he puts his arm lovingly […]

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‘I have nothing to feed my family': Famine, starvation crisis in East Africa

“I have nothing to feed my family,” Gedie says. She is a single mother of 8 children. As she sits inside her grass hut, she describes the urgency of her […]

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Syria: a new year, a continuing crisis

As we wind up celebrations for one of the most significant events on the Christian calendar, Syria – the Cradle of Christianity – enters the sixth year of a conflict that […]

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The Difference Water Makes

November is the hottest, driest time of the year in in the south-eastern provinces of Timor Leste and, in communities that have been affected by the recent El Niño drought, they […]

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$220 Sewing Machine

To sew is to create. Your gift of a sewing machine will give a young mother or a disabled person the skills to express their creative side and make products […]

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$50 Crisis Food Hamper

Provide a crisis food hamper to an individual or family in New Zealand affected by natural disaster or crisis. Giving them the help they need to get back on their feet.

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The Human Face of Hurricane Matthew

When Hurricane Matthew tore through Haiti, it left hundreds of thousands of people in the Central American desperate for help. To assist in the relief efforts in the immediate aftermath […]

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$20 Chickens

Your gift can buy cute little chickens. As the chickens grow they provide eggs for food and income, and fertiliser for people’s gardens. Why not upgrade your gift? $320 can […]

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$10 Water Filter

75 per cent of the human brain is made up of water. It’s essential for cognitive development. Your gift can provide clean drinking water to families in Asia, enabling people […]

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$150 Latrine

There’s nothing worse than being stuck when nature calls. But for families in Asia, this is an everyday reality. Your gift can change this by providing cement, steel wire, ceramic […]

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$400 Well

Wat-er you waiting for… buy a well! Your gift will provide a community with the materials needed to build a shallow well to provide them with clean water.

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What Kind of Freedom?

There’s a stranger in her kitchen and three-year-old Meita doesn’t welcome the intrusion. Eating a bowl of rice with her mother and six sisters in their rugged kitchen, Meita’s round […]

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I Do Not Want to Remember: Said’s Story

Said is only 14, but has experienced hardships that no child should face. In Serbia, he shared his family’s story: “Mum and dad told us that we are going to […]

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When the bombs fell: Loubana’s story

It’s been three years, but Loubana’s children still have nightmares about the day their Syrian home was bombed. “I remember when I hid under the stairs when the bombs were […]

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Beyond the crisis: Global refugee facts

The ongoing Refugee crisis in Europe may have grabbed the media’s attention, but it is only one example of refugee movements in the world. Beyond sensational headlines, there is so […]

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Annual Report

Each year ADRA New Zealand produces an Annual Report as part of our commitment to integrity, transparency and accountability. It is one of the key ways in which we celebrate […]

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Corporate Information

Charitable Status: ADRA New Zealand is a registered charity of the New Zealand Charities Commission. Accreditations Fully accredited with the New Zealand Government’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The […]

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Our People

Our leadership team meets regularly to discuss strategy, to approve new projects and initiatives, to monitor and report risks and to manage compliances including safety.  

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Work For Us

There are currently no positions at ADRA available at this time. Last Updated: January 2018

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Privacy Policy

PRIVACY AND DISCLOSURE STATEMENT ADRA New Zealand is committed to protecting your privacy.  Read our privacy and disclosure statement and find out how to contact us if you have concerns […]

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Our Board

Our Board oversees the direction of the organisation and monitors performance against the strategic plan. It has overall responsibility for the management of risks and compliance with legislation. It determines […]

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Our History

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) began as a department of the Seventh-day Adventist Church – a global movement of Christians committed to demonstrating the love of God in […]

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Emergency Management

Through our local & global partners, we respond quickly following disasters to provide immediate relief, early recovery, risk reduction and resilience building in New Zealand and overseas.

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Sustainable Livelihoods

We help communities to improve livelihoods through projects that build and sustain human, social, natural, and financial capital.

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Our Impact

Greater well-being in the lives of children, women, and men living in poverty and distress is what we strive for! Our aim is to enable families to live life to the full […]

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Terms

Please read our terms and conditions for donations, including our refund policy. Donations refund policy ADRA New Zealand will refund all donations made that are fraudulent due to unauthorized use […]

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Pathways

The Need Today, approximately 70% of jobs require a current driver’s license. Pathways is our way of helping people get theirs! How it Works Pathways is an eight-week programme aimed […]

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Toolbox

The Need There is no more influential role than that of a parent – both good and bad. In the modern world supporting and equipping parents with a ‘toolbox’ of […]

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Engage

At ADRA we believe real development is when everyone is thriving. How we treat others and what we sacrifice for them has a significant impact on the creation of a […]

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Connections

An ADRA Connections trip is a life-changing opportunity for volunteers to travel to ADRA’s projects around the globe and experience first-hand the vitally important development work that ADRA does.  Volunteers […]

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Volunteer

Be an agent for change! Join thousands of generous individuals volunteering their time and talents to support people and communities in need. ADRA New Zealand has many opportunities for you to […]

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Volunteer

Be an agent for change! Join thousands of generous individuals volunteering their time and talents to support people and communities in need. ADRA New Zealand has many opportunities for you to […]

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Checkout

Gift Cards To receive gift cards with your donation, email your details to adra.info@adra.org.nz

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FAQ

Find answers to your questions about our work and the impact your support is having.

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Health

When families have optimum health, they can gain education, earn a living and invest in their communities; which helps eradicate overall poverty and improve well-being.

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Education

We mobilise society for realising the importance of chidren's and adult's inclusive and quality education and promote lifelong learning.

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