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    Life in Full Colour

    90% of rural Fijians lack access to adequate water and sanitation. Would you call that a vibrant life? We need your help to raise the $150,000 in order to meet our commitment to help 93,000 people in the… Read More

  • ADRA New Zealand’s Simon Lewis (back row, centre) met with UN and NGO representatives at the World Humanitarian Summit – Pacific Consultation.

    Disaster prone countries raise Pacific concerns

    Auckland – Last week Cyclone Raquel bore down on the Solomon Islands. A cyclone in the south Pacific is nothing new, but the timing is – it’s the first to ever be recorded forming in winter. The organisers… Read More

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    One month on: Snap shots from Nepal

    Simon Lewis and his family lived and worked for ADRA in Nepal for four-and-a-half years before coming to work for ADRA New Zealand late in 2014.  Following last month’s devastating earthquake he was rushed to Nepal to help… Read More


    ADRA distributes tarps in hard to reach villages

    KATHMANDU, NEPAL—ADRA Nepal staff are working around the clock to deliver much-needed tarps and food to families in remote villages in Dhading and Kavre. Tough road conditions, including rubble from houses destroyed by the earthquake is making distributions… Read More

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    Nepal: ADRA responds to deadly earthquake

    The people of Nepal are no strangers to earthquakes. But nothing could prepare them for the 7.8 magnitude disaster that struck over the weekend. Two thousand are reported dead – but the death toll will rise. Up to… Read More

Welcome to ADRA

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) New Zealand works with people in poverty and distress to create just and positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible action. Read more