Herald of Hope

4 August 2020

Kiaora Koutou, In 1826, the sailing vessel, Herald, anchored in Tauranga Harbour. This marked the entrance of God’s Word to the area as Rev. Henry Williams proclaimed the Gospel of …

Let’s Get the Koha Moving

17 June 2020

We are in a critical time as we prepare for the deployment of the m/v YWAM KOHA to serve isolated island communities. If you haven’t read our latest blog giving …

COVID-19 Update

4 April 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

11 February 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

31 October 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

30 July 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

25 July 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

5 April 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 …

Bougainville president tours YWAM Ships

Bougainville President Tours YWAM Ships

30 July 2018

The Hon. Chief Dr. John L. Momis, president of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (AROB), visited the YWAM LIBERTY on July 30 accompanied by his wife, Lady Elizabeth. As they walked up …