Opportunities From Challenges

May 15, 2020

We all know what it’s like to have our plans change. It’s not unusual for us to reschedule a project or shift a deadline. Learning to adjust to change is …

Sharing Isolation

April 15, 2020

With much of the world’s population confined to their homes, we are getting a sense of the complications that come with isolation. Simple errands that a few weeks ago were …

COVID-19 Update

April 4, 2020

In light of the World Health Organization (WHO), Centres for Disease Control (CDC), and multiple Governments including our own, calling for everyone to isolate, YWAM Ships Aotearoa has paused, for …

Brett Curtis – Life spent on Ships

February 11, 2020

“We signed up for 5 months and all of a sudden, it became a career.”  From kiwifruit trees to serving the isolated, check out this interview with Brett Curtis, Managing …

Ship Open for Tours in Nelson

October 31, 2019

Youth With A Mission’s newest vessel open for tours in Nelson Youth with a Mission’s (YWAM) newest ship, the m/v YWAM KOHA is berthed in Nelson and will be opening …

YWAM Ships Aotearoa Fundraising Event

July 30, 2019

Serving Isolated Island Communities Come and join us for a dessert evening to hear more about New Zealand’s newest medical and mission vessel, the M/V YWAM Koha, dedicated to serving …

Newest Vessel Christened with New Name

July 25, 2019

The New Zealand Herald covered the christening of YWAM’s newest vessel, the m/v YWAM KOHA:  A former cargo vessel has been renamed the m/v YWAM KOHA in a special ceremony …

A New Vessel

April 5, 2019

On March 11, 2019, YWAM Ships Aotearoa became the recipients of a vessel, gifted by the owners and operators of Stoney Creek Shipping, Nigel and Brenda Jolly of Tauranga. The …

The Worth of a Man’s Foot

The Worth of a Man’s Foot

November 11, 2018

“The on-shore clinic was set up at a memorable location on the coast near Torokina, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea (PNG). Our local hosts had taken a tiny post, beam and …