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About us

Top 10 things you need to know about Oxfam

Makin, 43, with her pineapples. She is being supported with new techniques for planting by Oxfam partner FSA. Farm Support Association (FSA), Larvat, Malekula, Vanuatu. Photo Artur Francisco / Oxfam What is Oxfam, what do we do, and how do we do it? Here’s the information you need. 1: Oxfam is a global organisation working […]

Accountability and finances

Our funds come from generous donations and government funding. Thank you for being a part of Oxfam’s global movement to end the injustice of poverty. Our work happens because of your generosity. We are grateful to all those who continue to support Oxfam – our financial supporters, volunteers, interns, campaigners and corporate sponsors. With your […]

How we work

No one knows a community’s needs better than the people who belong to it. One in three people in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is determined to change that by mobilising the power of people against poverty. Around the globe, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of […]


Oxfam is committed to upholding the highest ethical standards. Oxfam is a confederation of 20 independent charitable organisations focusing on the alleviation of global poverty. We employ over 10,000 employees and work in more than 90 countries. Oxfam is committed to upholding the highest ethical standards. And to providing a diverse and safe work environment […]

Our History

The defining moments in Oxfam New Zealand’s work. We’d like to thank all our supporters and partners for helping us make it through many milestones. We know the years ahead will bring many new challenges. It’s good to have you with us. Let’s take a look back at some of the defining moments of our work. 1991: […]

Environmental sustainability

Oxfam promotes environmental sustainability throughout our work. Climate change matters to Oxfam because it perpetuates and deepens the very poverty and suffering that we work to overcome. Oxfam New Zealand promotes environmental sustainability throughout all facets of our work. This includes our development programmes in the Pacific, to the four walls of our own organisation […]