Come on board the Global Mercy in this inspiring documentary hosted by Dunedin's Dr Andrew Clark, as he introduces us to some of the Kiwis volunteering on board the hospital ship in Senegal, West Africa.
Broadcasting on SKY 201, and FREEVIEW 25
Tuesday, 7 November at 9 pm
Wednesday, 8 November at 2 pm
Saturday, 11 November at 5 pm
Meet just some of the New Zealanders who fill a wide variety of roles in the Mercy Ships volunteer crew. Medical, maritime and general volunteers take weeks, months and even years to dedicate their skills and experience. Together they are serving Africa’s marginalised and vulnerable, in Jesus’ name.
Andrew Clark - International Chaplain
OUR HOST – After serving more than 30 years, Dr Andrew is full of insider stories as he hosts us on board the Global Mercy
Pollard family - Morrinsville
The family of 6 has lived on 2 Mercy Ships as Jeremy served as the school Principal. Ruth serves as a nurse, and is a busy mum
Judy Harding – Dargaville
Spending 3 years teaching the crew children on our hospital ships is a remarkable second career for Judy.
Sinclair & Cathy Carter - Coromandel
Volunteering once wasn’t enough for this Second Engineer and Technical Administrator – now onto their 4th tour-of-duty.
Huber family - Titirangi
Kylie, Dan & Hannah are on board together, making it possible for Kylie to serve as the operating theatre clinical manager.
Rebekah Wilson – Rotorua
Rebekah teaches IT and Library in the ship’s school. She loves to bring interesting tech into her classes on board
Ella Hawthorne - New Plymouth
Setting up the brand new eye clinic on the Global Mercy was just one of Ella’s roles as Ophthalmic Team Manager
Michelle Knubley - Gisborne
Using her nursing skills in a different way to help those most in need was Michele’s inspiration for volunteering for 6 months