Let’s Get the Koha Moving

June 17, 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

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 …

Bougainville president tours YWAM Ships

Bougainville President Tours YWAM Ships

July 30, 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 …