We Are Expanding!

We are expanding! This is going to be one of the most exciting years for Marine Reach as we not only invest another year in a Pacific nation but look to extend the reach of the ministry. Instead of making the long trip back to New Zealand at the end of the 2017 tour where…

Cyclone Report

01 June 2017: Report on Cyclone Relief. In partnership with the Vanuatu Government and the World Health Organisation, the Pacific Hope was privileged to be the first ship to respond with supplies following Category 5 Cyclone Donna. We headed to the northern Torres group dropping off supplies to several islands along the way. Our final…

Pacific Hope Sails for Vanuatu

01 May 2017: Outreach Begins On Schedule! Last week the Pacific Hope quietly left her berth here in Tauranga, New Zealand and sail once again for the South Pacific. Her cargo hold was full of everything from medical supplies, food, equipment for our new Regional Training and Medical Centre and one hundred soccer balls! After a…

One precious life

The Pacific Hope lay quietly off the coast of Emao Island in Vanuatu. Noel Jeffery was not doing well. His small frame now weighed in at just 6 kilos, and his 17 year old mother didn’t know what to do. Malnutrition and dehydration had taken its toll over the last two months and his life…