Who we are

YWAM Ships Aotearoa exists to serve isolated islands and remote shoreline villages through health and healing services.

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We work with local governments

We partner with local authorities and go by invitation only, developing long term and sustainable partnerships.

We provide free medical care

We sail to isolated places, set up clinics ashore, and conduct surgeries on board for free.

100% of our staff are volunteers

From our founder to our janitor, our staff does not get a salary but raise their own support through their circle of influence.


Christian Magna Carta

YWAM Ships Aotearoa affirms the Christian Magna Carta, which describes the following basic rights as implicit in the Gospel.