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Leaving Kids Behind for a Better Life

Mau is a man who was filled with joy after recieving a life-changing gift from ADRA because of someone like you. Mau spent his life working in the rice fields, […]

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Christmas Resources

These resources are designed to help church leaders inspire others within their church to engage in the ADRA Christmas Tree Appeal through learning more about what ADRA does and how […]

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Christmas

To view our Christmas Catalogue, please click on the link below: www.adra.org.nz/gift-catalogue. 

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Nepal Trip

Learn about the ADRA Connections trip to nepal here: https://www.adra.org.au/connection-trip/nepal/

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Christmas Tree Registrations

This Christmas, we need your help! Be an ADRA champion and help raise funds in your church. How the ADRA Christmas campaign works is we send out Christmas trees and […]

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Community Champions Wokshop

Thanks for your interest in attending the Dunedin Community Champions workshop. We’re excited to have you there. Workshop Details: When:             Saturday 9 November 2019 Where:            […]

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ADRA & You Update AUGUST 2019

AUGUST 2019 Before ADRA starts a project anywhere in the world, we go in to the heart of the community and listen to the needs of people. During and after […]

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New Zealand is Watching

We are calling on all New Zealanders to stand together to support and protect innocent victims of the Syrian Conflict. #NZisWatching is a national campaign that is raising awareness and […]

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Maria’s Story

The sound of roosters crowing fills the air long after the sun has risen. Maria leads us between the wooden houses of her village to an open space in the […]

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Community Champions Wokshop

Thanks for your interest in attending the Invercargill Community Champions workshop. We’re excited to have you there. Workshop Details: When:             Saturday 14 September 2019 Where:          […]

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Connect with ADRA

At ADRA, we want to engage and connect with you. Part of what we do is ensuring that you’re able to help people when and where it’s needed. We want […]

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ADRA Appeal Church Resources

These resources are designed to help church leaders inspire others within their church to engage in the ADRA Appeal through learning more about what ADRA does and how they can […]

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Community Champion Workshop

Thanks for coming along to the Community Champions Workshop, we’re excited to have you here. Please sign in by registering your details below. Your registration will enable ADRA to provide […]

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Transforming Tomorrow

During the ADRA Annual Appeal month this September, we need your help to transform their tomorrow, today. Your generous support can help people living in communities around the world, and […]

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SOLID Sister Support

Belinda (26) and her sister Jane (18) are working quickly to hand out food to an ever growing crowd that has arrived for a community fun day in Clendon. Young […]

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Lessons Quarterly: The Least of These

In partnership with the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church, ADRA has produced a range of videos in the South Pacific for the SDA Sabbath School Quarterly Lessons. The overall quarterly […]

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Fundraising Resources

Fundraising to end poverty! The ADRA Run is our biggest fundraising event of the year and your fundraising efforts will enable families and communities to thrive! Once you have registered for […]

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Community Champions Workshops

Have you ever wanted to make a difference in your community? ADRA wants to equip and empower you to make a difference. In partnership with SNZC and NNZC, we want […]

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Mau’s Story

Mau has always worked in rice fields, finding labor when available. Despite his hard work, he had growing concerns that both he and his wife would need to leave their […]

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Food for Life

Hunger is on the rise. Globally, 1 in every 10 people are malnourished. A generous gift today can help ADRA implement Food-For-Life initiatives that are holistic and enable families to […]

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Cyclone Fani

A devastating Cyclone has hit  the East Coast of India and caused the destruction of homes and livelihoods. With winds of up to 250 kph, Cyclone Fani is the worst […]

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Olivia Accelerates

Olivia (28) has suffered from both chronic pain and chronic fatigue for the past two years. She has spent a large majority of her time in and out of doctors’ offices […]

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Cyclone Response

Cyclone Idai has been recorded as one of the worst tropical cyclones in the Southern Hemisphere. On the 14th of March it hit in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. With devastating […]

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CTP Forms & Documents

The forms listed below are available to download by clicking on each button, they provide detailed information about ADRA’s Community Transformation Partnerships. If you are looking for a broader perspective […]

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Christchurch : Together we stand

In partnership with Sanitarium, Hope Channel and the Adventist church in New Zealand, ADRA has helped to provide food hampers to the families impacted by the Christchurch terror attacks. Thank […]

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Youth Mentoring

The Need We care about the young people in our community and know that placing positive role models in a young person’s life can have a large impact on who […]

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Photos and Images Policy

When taking photos, videos or recordings on behalf of ADRA or during an ADRA Connections trip or Community Transformation Project, it is important that you have a full understanding of […]

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Ravi’s Garment Business

Ravi (22) has spent most of her working life in a garment factory. She lives at home with her parents and two brothers. While Ravi, her brothers and father were […]

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Do your own challenge

Whether it’s going on a hike, doing an ultra-marathon, hosting a movie night, selling cupcakes, a mufti-day, whatever it is you want to do to raise funds for people living […]

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Special Occasion

Mark a special occasion in your life by making a life-changing difference for someone living in need. Ask your friends and family to make a donation and raise funds to […]

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ADRA Events

ADRA hosts different events across the country with the aim of engaging people in a fun and sometimes challenging way while raising funds to make a difference.  Through participating in […]

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Chum’s Story

Chum (52) and her husband Heang, once worked hard on their rice field to help make ends meet for their family. 7 years ago, Chums eyesight started to fail and […]

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ADRA Connections FAQs

We want to do everything we can to help you have a fun and safe trip with ADRA Connections. Below are frequently asked questions about Connections trips. If you have […]

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Disaster Famine and Relief Offering: Church Resources

These resources are designed to support churches collecting funds on behalf of ADRAs Disaster and Famine Relief Offering and to educate fundraisers on how they are making a difference in […]

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Dewi’s Story: Surviving the Indonesia Tsunami

My name is Dewi, and my husband’s name is Abyasa, my job is selling fish and my husband is an entrepreneur, we have 2 children. We used to live on […]

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Disaster and Famine Response Offering

Natural disasters around the world are occurring at an alarming rate. Every few weeks, we hear of earthquakes that demolish whole cities, wildfires that burn thousands of acres, and cyclones […]

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Mia Finds her Purpose

At 17, Mia* has just started to recognize the potential she has to do amazing things with her life, however her journey to get here has been challenging. From a […]

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Philippines Individuals Trip 2019

ADRA UK Connections: The Philippines Individuals Trip 18th May 2019 – 3rd June 2019. Trip Type – Individuals 4 spaces left Come join a team from the UK in building an […]

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John’s Depression Recovery

After the loss of his job, the end of a relationship and living in a negative environment, John*, 19, was left in a vulnerable state. He felt upset, angry and […]

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Water for Schools in Myanmar

Every day, Tin Mar Hwe, the headmistress of a school in Than Bo, Myanmar, worries about having enough clean water for her students. She depends on parent volunteers to make […]

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Stories of Timor

ADRA Connections: Timor-Leste Development work can be complex and challenging, but this trip will help you understand what we do, how we do it, and what impact it has had in […]

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Email Subscription

Enter your detail below to sign up to receive the latest news and other communication from ADRA New Zealand  

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Mahi Tahi

Tesha is a single mother of her 15-year-old daughter living in Kaitaia. Tesha is a welfare beneficiary and in the past has found herself stuck within a cycle of sadness […]

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Regular Giving

Be compelled by what you believe in Create a life-changing difference for children, women and men living in poverty. At ADRA, we believe in Justice, Compassion and Love. We recognize […]

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Connections Trips for Schools

Interested in giving your students an impactful, meaningful experience that lasts a lifetime? ADRA Connections will be the easiest trip you have planned with the biggest impact. By partnering with […]

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$150 Latrine

This gift can give a family like Ary and Chan’s a hygienic and safe place to use the bathroom. This can reduce disease and improve the health of a whole […]

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$30 Emergency Shelter & Food Kit

An emergency food and shelter kit was able to help kids like Yara and Nabil to have food and a place to sleep after they were forced to flee their […]

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$20 Farmer Start-Up Kit

Thiha received his own farmer start-up kit with new seeds and a soil test so that he was able to farm effectively and sustainably. He was also able to grow […]

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The ADRA Connections Experience

   Farm Cove Intermediate – Cambodia 2018 “Our time with ADRA Cambodia in Pursat was a unique, life experience. We were challenged in so many ways – the heat, the […]

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Indonesia Tsunami Response

URGENT: A powerful earthquake and tsunami struck Indonesia killing more than 2088 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 Individuals Trip 2019

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

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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 2019

Once again the ADRA Run was a great success. It was enjoyed by all and raised vital funds to support ADRA’s work. A huge Thank you to everyone who took […]

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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 is on the 20th June.  This Sabbath the Seventh Daya Adventist church worldwide will hold a special Sabbath to remember the plight of those who are forced […]

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$500 Solar Panel

Noah’s community received a solar panel to provide energy to their safe water system. Noah no longer worries about the water taps not working, you can make this possible for […]

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$50 Steel Taps

A steel tap right outside Manuel’s house means he no longer has to travel far every day to fetch water for his family. Now he has more time to attend […]

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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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Adventure in Cambodia

ADRA Connections: Jombok Hoas Adventure Learning Centre, Cambodia ADRA Cambodia has been developing the Jombok Hoas Adventure Learning Centre in the Preah Vihear Provence since 2004. In this time, thousands […]

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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 (We only need one more team to complete our ADRA PFID project – get in touch with us today!) Access to clean water is never taken for granted […]

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Donate to the Vanuatu Trip

Vanuatu Individuals 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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Including a gift in your will

How will you be remembered? Including a gift in your will to ADRA is a wonderfully generous way to ensure the values which are important to you live on, as […]

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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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Parenting Course

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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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! Find out how you can partner with ADRA to fundraise and make a life-changing difference […]

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ADRA Connections

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

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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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$20 New Baby Pack

Baby Ari received a pack of warm clothes and a blanket through ADRAs Community Transformation Partnerships. More gifts like this will support babies and their families here in New Zealand.

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$10 Community Meal

This gift can provide a person right here in New Zealand like Ana with a warm and hearty meal through our Community Transformation Partnerships. A warm and hearty meal gifted […]

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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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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

Horticulture Marketing Adviser Work in a voluntary role at an ADRA Project in Timor-Leste for a year. This opportunity is made possible in partnership with Volunteer Services Abroad (VSA) For more […]

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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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Gift Catalogue

Give a meaningful gift for someone living in need.

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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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TestRun19

The ADRA Run 2019 is here. It’s promising to be even greater than ever. Sign up as an individual or sign up groups. Click on the appropriate link below.

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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. This eliminates a huge number of opportunities for youth and those without a licence. Pathways is our way […]

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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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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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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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