Aid and development Āwhina, tuputupu

Prosperity and stability in the Pacific and beyond

The New Zealand Aid Programme delivers New Zealand’s official support for developing countries, with a particular focus on the Pacific Islands region.
  • Our approach to aid

    Find out about New Zealand Aid Programme priorities and policies, our partners, and how we measure what we do.

  • Humanitarian action

    We lead New Zealand's response to natural disasters and other humanitarian crises overseas. Find out how this works and how you can help.

  • Climate change support

    Find out how Aotearoa New Zealand supports other countries with their climate change responses.

  • Working with the aid programme

    How individuals, businesses, NGOs, and government agencies can work with us to deliver the New Zealand Aid Programme.

  • Our aid partnerships in the Pacific

    Most of our aid and development work is focused on our Pacific neighbours - helping them to build and strengthen their own capacity for sustainable development.

  • Our aid partnerships in South East Asia

    We're supporting development in Asia by working closely with the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and with partner countries.

  • Our aid partnerships beyond the Pacific and south-east Asia

    We have programmes in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and help the global aid effort by contributing funds and expertise to international agencies.

  • Labour Mobility

    Alongside PACER Plus is an arrangement which enhances regional cooperation on labour mobility.

  • Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships

    Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships build potential leaders. Our scholars leave with a world-class education, lifelong friendships and vital skills to strengthen their careers and home countries.


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