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Transparency, accountability and what people say about Mercy Ships

At Mercy Ships we believe strongly in faithfully using the support you give to do the maximum good in the world. We are accountable to you, our supporters. Individuals, corporates, churches, schools etc, partner together with volunteers serving on our ships to achieve amazing transformations.
Below you can find more about Mercy Ships and read about how we are achieving these transformations.

Hope & Healing Newsletters

Hope & Healing
May 2024

Hope & Healing
October 2023

Hope & Healing
May 2022

Thoughtful management of donations received

In 2022, the efficiency of Mercy Ships New Zealand support of beneficiaries is 81%, while administrative costs as well as marketing and fundraising costs amount to 19% of donations received.

Learn more about the projects our donors have supported and how we manage donations in our annual report.

Use of funds


Annual Reports

  • Mercy Ships New Zealand (MSNZ) is a registered charity in New Zealand which exists to support the work of Mercy Ships International. Linked through an Association Agreement.
  • Mercy Ships New Zealand (MSNZ) is a registered charity under the Charities Act 2005 (#CC26854). Our charity registration details can be viewed on the NZ Charities Register.
  • After rigorous examination, the New Zealand government awarded Mercy Ships NZ Schedule 32 Tax Status. Few NZ charities have attained the levels of credibility, accountability and transparency required that allow private donors, companies and corporates to receive tax-deductible receipts for all funds donated to the charity.