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New Zealand: ACT member staff flee earthquake

New Zealand: ACT member staff flee earthquake

Feb 24, 2011

A deadly earthquake in New Zealand sent staff of ACT member Christian World Service scrambling to escape their office

Tonga: “Dirty hands help family survive”

Tonga: “Dirty hands help family survive”

Mar 08, 2010

In the Pacific, home gardens are feeding families.

India: protecting the coast and its people

India: protecting the coast and its people

Mar 08, 2010

The effects of the 2004 tsunami threaten the survival of south Indian people even more than the tsunami itself.

ACT in New Zealand

ACT Alliance organisations meet in what we call a Forum to do joint analysis of the national situation, and joint planning.

Link through to Forum page in ACT Groups

Organisations with HQ in New Zealand
Organisations funding work in New Zealand
About New Zealand
  • Population: 4.3 million (UN, 2009)
  • Capital: Wellington
  • Largest city: Auckland
  • Area: 270,534 sq km (104,454 sq miles)
  • Major languages: English, Maori
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 78 years (men), 82 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 New Zealand dollar ($NZ) = 100 cents
  • Main exports: Wool, food and dairy products, wood and paper products