Crew Stories

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DR NEIL THOMPSON

Surgeon from Nelson. Surfer, botanist, ENT surgeon. After volunteering four times with Mercy Ships in West Africa, Dr Neil Thomson…

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Robyn Ferguson

Ward Nurse from Lower Hutt. To the long term crew onboard Robyn is affectionately known as a ‘repeat offender’. This…

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Esther Harrington

Receptionist from Taupō. At home she’s a commercial pilot and flight instructor, onboard she works in reception where, under the…

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Miriam White

Radiologist from Epsom Miriam White heard about Mercy Ships during her training as a radiographer. She dreamed about volunteering for…

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Emma Lattey

Physiotherapist from Hawkes Bay As a sports therapist with 17 years’ experience, Emma has many high profile clients including an…

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Janine Boyes

Purser from Matamata. We meet Janine as she drives Dr Neil Thomson from the Mercy Ship to Alya’s village. She had…

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Steph & Jonny Clark

Wound Care Nurse and IT Specialist from Mt Eden. Steph’s previous experience serving onboard the hospital ship as a ward…

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Lindsey Sun

Operating Theatre Nurse from Glendene. She was still in nursing school when the Mercy Ship bug first bit Lindsey. ‘I…

Filips Jansons, Electronics Technician, working on one of the lifeboats.
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Electronics tech from Lyttleton. ‘I wanted to combine my skills and find a practical way I can serve God and…

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Vivien Welch

Screening nurse from Auckland. You won’t see Vivien in the SUNDAY programme because she was indispensable in another location. Vivien serves…

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Jessica and family

via Wellington. Jessica lives on the Mercy Ship with her parents. She is nine years old and she attends school…