• ADRA Emergency Appeal: Vanuatu and Bangladesh

    Recent large disasters have hit in both Vanuatu and Rohingya resulting in the displacement of thousands of families.  Right now in Vanuatu, ADRA is providing emergency water and sanitation kits to families who have had to evacuate their… Read More

  • OCTOBER APPEAL: Give It Up for Good

    Be one of 500 incredible people this month to give something up so that they won’t go without.  In a world of excess children continue to go without – often with deadly consequences. Like you, we believe this… Read More

  • ADRA Charity Run – Be a Hero!

    Sunday 26 November, Mission Bay Auckland – don’t miss out!

  • Sabina’s Famine

    Three daughters, four sons and an ailing mother-in-law, these are all the mouths Sabina Mwende (56) worries about feeding on a daily basis. Compounding this anxiety is Sabina’s husband, who left to find work in November 2016, and… Read More

  • ‘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 situation. Failed rains have caused her gardens 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