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19th Jun

On World Refugee Day Christian World Service is pushing for new action to address unprecedented numbers of refugees.

19th Jun

Humanitarian aid organisations are calling on the New Zealand government to advocate for the immediate and unconditional cancellation of Nepal’s foreign debt.   

17th Jun

Christian World Service asks churches to remember refugees on Refugee Sunday.

26th Apr

CWS has launched an appeal to provide relief supplies in Nepal. 

The magnitude 7.8 earthquake has caused widespread damage throughout most of the country.  The death toll is approaching 2,000 people and continues to rise. 

2nd Apr

CWS acknowledges the major contribution of Philip Potter. 

31st Mar

Easter is a Resurrection Process. While the event itself stands by itself the death, agony and suffering that precede it are all part of the process.  We cannot understand Resurrection and celebrate Easter without reflecting on the events that led to it.

18th Mar

Christian World Service launched an appeal on Sunday for the people of Vanuatu in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Pam.

13th Mar

Church leaders, Caritas and Christian World Service are calling for an increase in peace efforts and humanitarian aid from the New Zealand Government and support from the New Zealand public.  Syrian people face are facing their fifth year of unrelenting conflict.

25th Feb

The action/2015 movement in New Zealand is urging the government to use its weight to support action on poverty, inequality and climate change at crucial negotiations next week in New York.

18th Feb

Christian World Service supports calls for more aid to groups providing relief on the ground in Syria and Iraq as unmet needs spiral.