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Browse our publications to find out more about us and our work.
RED, New Zealand Red Cross' magazineRED Issue 7 - Winter 2018 (PDF)
RED Issue 6 - Autumn 2018 (PDF)
RED Issue 5 - Summer 2017 (PDF)
RED Issue 4 - Spring 2017 (PDF)
RED Issue 3 - Autumn 2017 (PDF)
RED Issue 2 - Summer 2016 (PDF)
RED Issue 1 - Winter 2016 (PDF)
Guide for New Zealand MPs and Government
This guide aims to familiarise MPs and government officials with the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement.
Our strategic documents outline our long-term direction and vision.
Havelock North gastroenteritis outbreak
When a gastro outbreak swept through Havelock North in August 2016, Red Cross was there to help. Here's how our team supported Havelock North.Red Cross Havelock North response (PDF)
In February 2016, Tropical Cyclone Winston hit Fiji, wiping out entire villages and destroying homes, schools and livelihoods. Here's how Red Cross has been helping.March 2016 - TC Winston reponse (PDF)
Cyclone Winston response - meet the people involved (PDF)
Tropical Cyclone Pam tore through Vanuatu in March 2015, destroying homes and causing extensive damage to the environment. Here's an update on our activities in the region.International appeal - Cyclone Pam (Source: IFRC, 2015) (PDF)
Red Cross has worked to help communities in Nepal recover from the earthquakes in April 2015. Here's an update on our activities so far.Nepal earthquake operations update (Source: IFRC, February 2016) (PDF)
Nepal earthquake one year progress report (Source: IFRC, April 2016) (PDF)
Refugee resettlement reports
We're celebrating 100 years of caring in New Zealand. Order Margaret Tennant's book celebrating our history.
The red cross emblem is an international symbol protected by law and is part of the Geneva Conventions. In New Zealand, the Minister of Defence must give authority for its use. Apart from the New Zealand Defence Force, only New Zealand Red Cross has permission to use it in New Zealand.
Our Brand Standards provide more information around this, how the emblem is to be used as part of our logo, how the logo must be represented, our fonts and colours, examples and guidelines on our visual representation for vehicles, buildings, uniforms and promotional material.Red Cross Brand Standards - June 2018 (PDF)