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Christian World Service welcomes new Chair

Claire Hart was recently elected as the new chair of Christian World Service’s Board.

Auckland-based, she brings a fresh perspective to the work of an organisation that has served New Zealand churches for 72 years.

According to National Director Pauline McKay, Claire brings some valuable skills to the role as CWS seeks to broaden its support among younger Christians/churchgoers and the wider population.

31st Oct

Claire Hart was recently elected as the new chair of Christian World Service’s Board.

Auckland-based, she brings a fresh perspective to the work of an organisation that has served New Zealand churches for 72 years.

26th Oct

The Council for International Development welcomes the news that the Rt. Hon Winston Peters is confirmed as the new Foreign Affairs Minister and Fletcher Tabuteau will be Under-Secretary to the Minister.

6th Oct

Christian World Service has launched an appeal for Rohingya refugees arriving in Bangladesh and those needing help in Myanmar.

18th Aug

New Zealand’s community of disaster relief workers are marking World Humanitarian Day – and remembering the 82 aid workers who have died so far in 2017.

8th Aug

Fourteen leading New Zealand aid agencies are today launching a campaign to demand political action which will see New Zealand reduce its carbon emissions to zero by 2050.

27th Jun

Christian World Service has prepared worship resources “Whoever Welcomes You, Welcomes Me” for Refugee Sunday on 2 July in the Anglican lectionary.

16th May

Christian World Service invites churches, organisations and individuals of all faiths to join a Global Day of Prayer to End Famine on Sunday, 21 May.

27th Feb

New Zealand’s major aid agencies are uniting in an urgent plea for public donations to support their collective effort to prevent a humanitarian calamity in South Sudan and neighbouring countries.

9th Nov

Pacific churches want justice on longstanding grievances undermining the rights of Pacific peoples.