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Your Annual Appeal donation – do Buckets of Good

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We would love to receive your gift to help those in need! 

So we can help process your donation please give us a call on 0800 733 276 or email us Our Supporter Care team are available Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

If you would like to make a donation in a more convenient way for you find out how here

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Please provide either an email address or a postal address

If you have donated to the New Zealand Red Cross before, you will have been given a Supporter ID number. If you don't know your Supporter ID please leave blank.

Thank you so much for your donation – it will make a significant difference helping people and families in need, whether in Aotearoa New Zealand, across the Pacific or around the world.   

As the largest humanitarian response organisation in the world, we hope that you are proud of assisting in the delivery of all that we do to protect vulnerable people and strive to make the world a safer place.

We never know when the next emergency will strike, but thanks to you, New Zealand Red Cross will continue to be ready to help those affected. 

Thank you!

Donate now to our Buckets of Good Appeal and your donation will be doubled*. Look at our Bucket List of vital services and supplies – then enter your donation amount above. Your donation today will be dollar-matched* thanks to a special group of our donors.

Emergency bedding and blankets
$10 – could provide an emergency blanket to keep people warm during a disaster.

MoW delivery
$100 – could ensure that someone like Max receives a whole month of daily meal deliveries.

Supporting a newly arrived family to Aotearoa New Zealand
$650 – could provide a warm Kiwi welcome and essential homewares for a family like Sophia's.

MoW recipient
$1,300 – could fund an entire year of daily meal deliveries and social connection for someone like Max.

Disaster zone generator
$2,500 – could supply emergency communications equipment in a disaster zone.

Emergency shelter equipment
$5,000 – could fund emergency shelter equipment to support 20 people at a moment's notice.

*Donations to our Buckets of Good Appeal during March will be doubled up to a maximum total of $100,000.

Your donation will do Buckets of Good in these three key areas:

Emergency and disaster response

From local disasters like Kiriana’s in the cyclone, to global crises like last year’s earthquakes in Syria and Türkiye, help us be ready to respond, changing lives, reuniting families and reducing human suffering.

Meals on Wheels

Help sustain this essential service in our communities, delivering nutritious meals for some of our most vulnerable and isolated neighbours.

Supporting former refugees

Help families who have fled their homeland to build a new life here in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Also, don’t forget when you donate over $5, you can claim 33.33 percent of your donation back from IRD!

Thank you for helping people in extreme need, here in New Zealand and overseas.

Donating via ASB Branch or Internet Banking

New Zealand Red Cross banks with ASB Bank. You need the following details to make a deposit.

Account name: NZRC Fundraising

Account number: 12-3192-0043737-00

Particulars (Limited to 12 characters): Your first name or initials and surname or organisation name.

Code: Donation

Reference: Your supporter ID number if known. You will find this number on correspondence from Red Cross, it starts with “RE"


Include your phone number if you don’t have a supporter ID number.

Tax Receipts

Via ASB Bank: 

  1. Ask the teller for a stamped deposit receipt if you want us to post or email you a tax receipt.
  2. Post your stamped deposit receipt to:
    New Zealand Red Cross – Supporter Services, PO Box 12140, Thorndon, Wellington 6144.
  3. Or scan your deposit receipt and send via email to
  4. Tell us your name, email address, postal address, and phone number.

Via Internet Banking

  1. To receive a tax receipt email after you have made the donation.
  2. Tell us your name, email, phone number, amount donated, and date deposited.
  3. We will email you a receipt.
  4. If you need us to post you a receipt, please tell us your address.

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