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the Global Mercy

Kiwis making a lasting difference in a world of need

Come on board the Global Mercy as we're introduced to the Kiwis, young and old, who live on the world’s largest – and newest – civilian hospital ship. These are just some of the New Zealanders who fill a wide variety of roles in the Mercy Ships volunteer crew, dedicated to serving Africa’s marginalised and vulnerable, in Jesus’ name.

Volunteer Pollard family

Pollard family - Morrinsville

This family of 6 are key players in the school on board the Global Mercy, where Jeremy serves as Principal.

Volunteer Andrew Clark

Andrew Clark - International Chaplain

After serving moe than 30 years, Dr Andrew is full of insider stories as he hosts us on board the Global Mercy

Volunteer Juda Harding

Judy Harding – Dargaville

Spending 3 years teaching the crew children on our hospital ships is a remarkable second career for Judy.

Volunteer Carter family

Sinclair & Cathy Carter - Coromandel

Volunteering once wasn’t enough for this Second Engineer and Technical Administrator – now onto their 4th tour-of-duty.

Volunteer Huber family

Huber family - Titirangi

Kylie, Dan & Hannah are on board together making it possible for Kylie to serve as the operating theatres clinical manager.

Volunteer Rebakah Wilson

Rebekah Wilson – Rotorua

Intro text on the huber Family

Volunteer Ella Hawthorne

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

Michele Knubley - Rotorua

Using her nursing skills in a different way to help those most in need was Michele’s inspiration for volunteering for  6 months 

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