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Pandemics know no borders. Neither does compassion.

Sometimes a week can feel like a very long time. As we watch the global spread of coronavirus and see our country and our world changing daily in front of us, we naturally feel concern, and even fear, for ourselves, our family, friends and beyond. Everyone is impacted, whether feeling the distance of loved ones far away, anxiety for […]

How To Wash Your Hands Video

Washing hands saves lives, put your hands together and learn how. Oxfam has been providing safe clean water and helping prevent disease around the world since the 1960s. With Coronavirus being declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, there is no better time than now to learn how to properly wash your hands.  https://www.oxfam.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Wash-hands-final2_1.mp4

Be part of something big

Volunteering for Oxfam Trailwalker is a unique experience; it’s fun, exciting, emotional, and rewarding. As a volunteer, you get to support people to take on perhaps one of the greatest challenges of their lives, while at the same time helping people across the Pacific to overcome poverty. To put it simply, as a volunteer you […]

Farmers helping farmers

A Kiwi sharing skills in Timor-Leste Lou Bird, a Kiwi ex-farmer and a Volunteer Service Abroad (VSA) volunteer, is working together with Timorese farmers and their families to improve nutrition, yields and income generation. Oxfam’s project in Timor-Leste focuses on supporting Timorese farmers to become self-reliant and to thrive. Working through local partners, Oxfam delivers […]