New Zealand Disaster Relief
In the aftermath of the devastation caused by Cyclone Gabrielle and the flooding in Auckland over recent weeks, our churches are responding to provide support for those in the greatest need.
Turkey and Syria Earthquake Relief
More than 20,000 people in Syria and Turkey have been killed by two massive earthquakes and numerous aftershocks.
NZ Disaster UpdateMarch 25th 2023People have given generously to the disaster recovery efforts following the devastation caused by the flooding in Auckland, Hawkes Bay and Gisborne region. Many local community groups, includingRead more
Thinking about DisastersMarch 3rd 2023Over recent weeks it has been impossible to watch the news or read a newspaper without seeing the impact of disasters around the world. Whether it be earthquakes in Turkey and Syria, floods inRead more
Turkey and Syria Earthquake ReliefFebruary 10th 2023You have seen the news. More than 20,000 people in Syria and Turkey have been killed by two massive earthquakes and numerous aftershocks. Hundreds of buildings have been destroyed and whole buildinRead more
You're One in 8 BillionJanuary 23rd 2023According to the United Nations, the world population reached 8 billion people towards the end of 2022. This 8 billion people presents both a challenge and an opportunity for missions. On one hand,Read more
Peace on Earth?December 24th 2022"And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which isRead more
Theresa House Project UpdateDecember 2nd 2022 Over recent months, the team working on the Theresa House Project have make significant progress. In Tonga, the local churches have been working together with the builders to get the concreteRead more
TongaDecember 2nd 2022The Kingdom of Tonga is a sovereign nation located in the South Pacific Ocean, approximately 2000 kilometres north of New Zealand. The country has over 170 islands – of which 45 are inhabited.Read more
Life is Difficult and then You DieNovember 12th 2022At some point in our lives, we probably have all asked the question, “What is the Point?” After spending countless hours, exhausting our resources, and putting all our efforts into climbing to Read more
A Legacy of FaithSeptember 16th 2022If you are like me, you have watched with both interest and sadness, the death of Queen Elizabeth II and the mourning of so many people from around the world. It has been moving to listen to theRead more
Investing in the FutureSeptember 2nd 2022Over recent weeks I have had a number of conversations with people about how we can best invest in the future. When it comes to investing in the future, I think about investing in two things -Read more
I Give Because of Who I Am!!August 20th 2022We are generous! Since joining the Global Connections team, I have been amazed at how generous many of you are. Each week individuals, organisations and businesses give financially to support ourRead more
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Tonga Aid Relief
Theresa House Project
The Tonga Gospel Fellowship leadership have requested assistance for one of their full-time workers whose home was destroyed in the tsunami.
A committee made up of both Tongan and New Zealand leaders has been established and is providing the necessary expertise and oversight to ensure that the local needs of both the worker and the Tongan churches are met.