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On the frontlines of Ethiopia’s hunger crisis

Tearfund international programmes director Tim Manson recently celebrated his 40th birthday overseeing a huge food relief and resilience project in Ethopia. The Pakuranga resident, who’s...

Shining a light on human trafficking

Pakuranga’s Helen Manson has concluded a mission looking into human trafficking for international Christian relief and development agency Tearfund. Manson, who attended Macleans College, is...

Fashion to Famine: Award winning Humanitarian photographer to tour North Island

Multi-award-winning humanitarian photographer and storyteller Helen Manson is set to embark on a behind-the-lens tour across the North Island. Her tour, named ‘A Celebration of...

Pakuranga local visits infant survival programme in Indonesia

By Grace Ellis, Tearfund New Zealand. Pakuranga-based Kelly Burgess recently visited aid and development organisation Tearfund New Zealand’s new infant survival programme in Indonesia. Indonesia has...

NZ aid agencies: 50 million facing extreme hunger crisis

Nine New Zealand aid agencies, including one headed by a Pakuranga man, are urging Kiwis to act now to provide life-saving support for people...

Former Filipino sponsor children to share their story in Botany

Two former Filipino sponsor children, Danny and Joyce Paculaba, will be sharing their incredibly powerful story at St Columba Church this Sunday (June 19...

Cooper receives Rhodes Scholarship

Former Sancta Maria College student Monique Cooper has received a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Cooper, a product development engineer at Fisher & Paykel Healthcare in Auckland,...

Tearfund mums stand tall

Tearfund and Compassion International interviewed 12 women from around the world about their experiences with Covid-19 for International Women's Day on Monday March 8....

Bucklands Beach resident raises $2200 for Tearfund

By Grace Stanton Bucklands Beach resident Dean Lovell-Shippey ran a 50km 'marathon' and raised more than $2000 for aid and development agency Tearfund New Zealand. "I've...

Tearfund: Journey from extreme poverty to hope

From heartbreak, loss and extreme poverty to hope, peace and happiness all because one 15-year-old girl decided to sponsor a child. A former-sponsored child from...

Kiwi photographer capturing a world in crisis

When Helen Manson started working as a humanitarian photographer, she found herself thinking the people she photographed were somehow fundamentally different from her. The 33-year...

Living below the line

A Howick couple never imagined they'd have to work out precisely how much a teaspoon of peanut butter and a single slice of toast...

To Uganda with love

This summer holidays were a little different for one local family who travelled halfway across the world and met their sponsor children for the...

Two more children’s lives saved

Noel Pabiona spoke to the Beachlands community on how child sponsorship is making a difference in the Phillipines. Two more Filipino children were sponsored when...

NZ musicians standing against trafficking in Auckland

Award-winning singer-songwriters are joining forces to combat human trafficking at two Auckland gigs in July. Holly Arrowsmith, New Zealand Tui Award 'Best Folk Album 2016'...

Kiwi couple fighting the good fight

She’s a former Macleans College student working on the frontlines of one of the world’s greatest humanitarian crises – and Helen Manson is calling...