The Oxfam Water for Survival regional groups are made up of volunteers from around the country who help increase Oxfam's profile around New Zealand and raise money for our water and sanitation projects.
Activities include holding fundraising events, having a presence at local festivals or events, visiting local organisations to apply for funding, and educating the public about the global water crisis.
The regional groups also take action when situations arise where an Oxfam presence is required, such as in an emergency like the Tsunami.
Annual events like the Open Day at the Christchurch Wastewater Treatment Plant, the sale of Christmas trees in Dunedin and film evenings in Wellington are examples of activities that the regional groups do. These events help raise awareness and funds for the Oxfam Water for Survival Programme.
If you would like to be actively involved in helping communities that lack basic water supply and sanitation get in touch with your local Oxfam Water for Survival regional group:
- Auckland: Rachael Clark Rachael.Clark@oxfam.org.nz
- Christchurch: Nick Van Voorthuysen firstname.lastname@example.org and Maddy Wright email@example.com
- Dunedin: John Cocks John.H.Cocks@mwhglobal.com
- Wellington: Deborah Robertson firstname.lastname@example.org
No group in your region? Contact Rachael Clark at email@example.com to get started!