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    ADRA joins global call to end Syria Crisis

    Civil war has raged for five years. More than 250,000 are dead and 18 million people affected. It’s time it was brought to an end. We’ve added our voice to an international chorus appealing for an end to… 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

  • Nepal

    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

  • Water kits

    ADRA meets vital needs in Vanuatu

    The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) continues to support the response to Tropical Cyclone Pam by providing local communities in need with safety, food, and access to water. On Friday, 130 water filtration kits were distributed 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