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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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ADRA Champion 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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Sri Lanka Individuals Trip 2019

ADRA UK Connections: Sri Lanka Individuals Trip 10th August 2019 – 26th August 2019. Trip Type – Individuals 8 spaces left Come join a team from the UK in renovating a group of […]

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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

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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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ADRA Christmas Resources

These resources are designed to support both churches collecting funds on behalf of ADRAs Christmas Appeal and to educate fundraisers on how they are making a difference in the world! […]

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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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$300 Pipes for Canal Renovation

A reliable supply of water means farmers can grow crops all year round, which provides nutritious food for children and a much-needed source of income to pay for education and […]

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$150 Latrine

Save lives by providing a latrine, as well as hygiene training to a family. Proper latrines keep waste away from living spaces and reduces the chances of contaminating water and […]

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$53 Farming Tools

This gift will not only benefit the initial recipient but can be passed down to the next generation, equipping a family to be self-reliant and thrive in the future.

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$27 Fencing for Farmland

This gift will enable farmers to protect their crop from damage when planted, right through to harvest and thereby securing a sustainable source of food and income for a family.

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$30 Emergency Shelter & Food Kit

In an emergency, taking care of your family is the priority. This gift will provide essential food and shelter for families in crisis and ensure that they can maintain some […]

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$20 Farmer Start-Up Kit

This gift will equip beneficiary farmers to gain 5x packets of resilient seeds and 1x soil test, to maximize their productivity and gain an invaluable income.

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$13 Farmer Start-Up Training

This essential training will equip beneficiary farmers with the material and knowledge to get their land ready for production.

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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

Event Infomation Join us in our race against poverty at the ADRA Run 2019! Walk or run at Auckland’s best family friendly fundraising event. With 3km, 5km, 10km and 21km distances available, […]

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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

Solar powered water systems ensure affordable and continuous supply of safe water. Solar energy is cheaper and cleaner for the environment. After installment, these panels do not require maintenance which […]

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$50 Galvanised Steel Taps

Give the gift of clean and safe drinking water with these taps that keep water free from contamination. This gift also includes a concrete tower to protect the tap, resulting […]

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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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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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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

Give babies a better start with the essentials to keep them warm and looked after in their first year of life.

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$10 Community Meal

This gift will feed a person right here in New Zealand through our Community Transformation Partnerships

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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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$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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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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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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