Find out about New Zealand Aid Programme priorities and policies, our partners, and how we measure what we do.
Aid & development
Prosperity and stability in the Pacific and beyond
The New Zealand Aid Programme delivers New Zealand’s official support for developing countries.
The purpose of New Zealand’s aid is to develop shared prosperity and stability in the Pacific and beyond, drawing on the best of New Zealand’s knowledge and skills. We support sustainable development in developing countries to reduce poverty and contribute to a more secure, equitable and prosperous world.
MFAT staff in Wellington and at posts are responsible for managing the New Zealand Aid Programme, working with a wide range of partners.
News & Events
New Zealanders in Texas should be aware that severe flooding is of concern in south-eastern Texas due to the on-going effects of Hurricane Harvey.
Applications for the 2018 New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarship are open to Malaysians from the 15 February – 30 March 2017.
More than $1 billion for sustainable energy projects in the Pacific has been generated at NZ-EU conference, including $100 million from NZ.
New support is available for NZ businesses to create economic and social benefits in Pacific countries through commercially sustainable ventures.
New Zealand Aid Programme Strategic Plan 2015-19 [PDF, 3.4 MB]
New Zealand Aid Programme Investment Priorities 2015-19 [PDF, 2.6 MB]
International Development Policy Statement 2011 [PDF, 536 KB]
Pacific Energy Country Profiles 2016 [PDF, 5.6 MB]