ShelterBox NZ on Today FM

Listen to Brent Eddy chat with Lloyd Burr about our Pakistan response.

Pakistan Floods

We are deploying a team to Pakistan to support those affected by flooding.

Horn of Africa Drought

We are providing aid to 13,000 displaced people affected by the drought in Ethiopia.

Bangladesh Flooding

We are sending a team to Bangladesh to see if we can help those affected by flooding.

Rotary Partnership Renewal

Our partnership with Rotary International has been renewed for another 3 years.

World Refugee Day Challenge

We are challenging people around NZ to help refugees find hope for brighter days.

ShelterBox NZ on Breakfast TV

Watch ShelterBox Response Team Member, Steph Christensen, on TVNZ’s Breakfast.

ShelterBox NZ on Radio NZ

Listen to ShelterBox Response Team Member, Martin Strutton, on Radio NZ.

ShelterBox NZ on Radio NZ

Listen to our Board Chair, Dr Claire Achmad, on Radio NZ.

Ukraine Crisis

ShelterBox is responding to the Ukraine crisis, which has displaced 12 million people.

Tonga Volcanic Eruption and Tsunami

We’ve been monitoring the situation in Tonga since news of the volcanic eruption and tsunami emerged.

Typhoon Rai Emergency

ShelterBox is responding in the Philippines after Super Typhoon Rai caused widespread devastation.

Typhoon Rai Help ShelterBox NZ

The Conflict in Yemen

Learn more about the world’s worst humanitarian crises, and see how we’re helping.

ShelterBox NZ International Disaster Relief Yemen

The Conflict in Mozambique

Learn more about one of the world’s fastest growing displacement crises, and see how we’re helping.

ShelterBox NZ Conflict in Mozambique

Burkina Faso Conflict

See how we’re supporting families affected by Burkina Faso’s growing displacement crisis.

ShelterBox NZ Conflict in Burkina Faso

The Crisis in Tigray

Read about the escalating crisis in Ethiopia, and see how we’re helping.

Haiti Earthquake

See how we’re supporting families affected by Haiti’s magnitude 7.2 earthquake.

View Our Latest E-Newsletter

Read our latest monthly email newsletter, featuring heartwarming stories from the field.

ShelterBox NZ August Newsletter

View Our Latest Rotary Club Update

Read our latest monthly email updates for Rotary Clubs, looking into World Refugee Day.

ShelterBox NZ May Rotary Updates

The Conflict in Syria

As the conflict in Syria enters into its tenth year, we reflect on what has been described as the worst humanitarian crisis of the decade. We’ve been working in Syria since 2012 – making this our largest and longest response to date.

ShelterBox NZ The Conflict in Syria

Sacrifices in Syria

As the conflict in Syria enters into its tenth year, we look into what life is like for aid workers in Syria.

ShelterBox NZ Syria Sacrifices

World Water Day

March 22nd marks World Water Day. Discover how our water filters enable recovery after disaster.

ShelterBox NZ World Water Day

International Women's Day

Women are disproportionately affected by disasters. This International Women’s Day, we ask you to stand with us, and help us empower women all around the world.

ShelterBox NZ International Women's Day

Building Peace, One Family at a Time

Discover how our work keeps families together during a time of unprecedented global conflict and displacement.

ShelterBox NZ Building Peace


Thanks to your generous support, throughout 2020, ShelterBox transformed the lives of 40, 000 families worldwide.

Super Typhoon Goni Update

Discover how we’re supporting families devasted by Typhoon Goni in the Philippines.

Hurricanes Eta and Iota Update

See how we’re supporting families in Honduras who were devastated by Hurricanes Eta and Iota.

ShelterBox NZ Hurricanes Eta and Iota Update

20 Years of Impact

2020 marked 20 years of ShelterBox. Join us, as we look back on how it all began, and how far we’ve come.

ShelterBox NZ 20 years of impact

Cyclone Harold Update

See how we’re supporting families in Vanuatu affected by Category 5 Cyclone Harold.

ShelterBox NZ Cyclone Harold Update

Coronavirus: How Shelter Saves Lives

Learn more about how shelter is playing a vital role in slowing the spread of the virus.

ShelterBox NZ Coronavirus How Shelter Saves Lives

Coronavirus: A Crisis within a Crisis

Discover the potential impact of coronavirus in makeshift settlements and overcrowded displacement camps.

ShelterBox NZ Coronavirus is a Crisis within a Crisis

Coronavirus: Our Response

Learn how we’re helping people protect themselves from coronavirus.

ShelterBox NZ Our Response to Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Four things to Know

Here are 4 facts about how coronavirus affecting families devastated by disaster and conflict.

ShelterBox NZ Four Things to Know about Coronavirus

Climate Change

Natural disasters and climate change are inextricably linked, with the unprecedented rate at which climate change is growing is having dramatic effects on our environment, and increasing the risk of extreme disasters.

ShelterBox NZ climate change and natural disaster

Our Response Criteria

Our decision to respond criteria helps us ensure we’re prioritising the world’s most vulnerable.

ShelterBox NZ Response Criteria


In times of emergency, families are resourceful. Find out how communities can rebuild their lives with just a small number of versatile tools and materials.

ShelterBox NZ Innovation

Rotary Partnership

We are proud project partners with Rotary International. By working together, we are able to combine resources to ensure we can support more families in need of shelter after disaster.

ShelterBox NZ Rotary Partnership

Frequently Asked Questions

Discover the answers to some of our frequently asked questions.

ShelterBox NZ Frequently Asked Questions