• WANTED Tui Ridge Park Volunteers

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Apr 14 2015

    Tui Ridge Park is currently seeking 7 volunteers for the following roles (5 x outdoor, 1 x grounds, 1 x kitchen). These roles are mainly suited to 18 - 23 year old volunteers. Their intake this year is from July 31 - Mid June.

    Tui Ridge Park (TRP) is Nestled in 170 hectares of beautiful New Zealand forest. Tui Ridge Park (TRP) offers the very best activities and facilities ideally suited for school groups church groups, clubs and corporate team building events. It is a place where you can experience the "real" New Zealand.

    They have a range of onsite activities including Archery, Orienteeering, Mountain biking, Indoor Rock Climbing, Abseiling, High Ropes, Giant Swing, Flying Fox, Air Rifles, BMX and a Confidence Course. They also have a 40,000 sq ft indoor events centre which is the size of 3 Basketball Courts.

    They can accommodate up to 246 people in our cabin and dormitory accommodation. They can also camp up to 2000 people overnight.

    For more information please contact Belynda on or call 07 282 2161.

    (we need 1 for 31 July 2015 - Mid June 2016)
    This volunteer would work with our Property manager on maintaining our grounds.
    Tasks would include things like:
    1. Weed eating (Whipper Snippering)
    2. Mowing
    3. Gardening
    4. General grounds cleanup
    5. Sweeping walk ways
    6. Clearing cobwebs from buildings
    7. Water blasting
    8. Assist with ‘setup’ for large events
    9. Assist with cleaning of the facility
    Training will be provided for the above tasks

    KITCHEN VOLUNTEER (we need 1 for 31 July 2015 - Mid June 2016)
    This volunteer would work with our head chef in the camp Kitchen
    Tasks would include:
    1. Food prep
    2. Dishes
    3. Cleaning of Kitchen equipment
    4. Assist kitchen staff with ‘setup’ for large events
    5. General Kitchen Duties
    6. Assist with cleaning of the facility
    Training will be provided for the above tasks

    OUTDOOR VOLUNTEER (we need 5 for 31 July 2015 - Mid June 2016)
    This volunteer would work with our Outdoor director with running outdoor activities. Previous instructing or outdoor education experience would be helpful.
    Tasks would include:
    1. Instructing Activities
    - Mountain Biking
    - BMX
    - Indoor Rock
    There is potential for instructing other activities depending on volunteers capabilities
    2. Outdoor Ed maintenance
    - Assisting with maintenance for all activities
    - Assisting with maintenance of Mountain Bikes
    3. Assist with cleaning of the facility
    Training will be provided for the above tasks

  • Teaching Position: Christchurch

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Apr 14 2015

    Christchurch Adventist School. Visual Arts Teacher: Fixed-term / Part-time for 12 hours per week until the end of August 2015. Position commences Term 2 to teach Visual arts learning area across Years 9 – 13. We seek applicants with enthusiasm, collegial spirit and a commitment to excellence with visual art design experience. A willingness and ability to take part in religious instruction appropriate to the special character of the school shall be condition of appointment.

    Applications close 5:00 pm Friday 24 April 2015. Please apply by sending a covering letter and current CV with 3 referees to

  • Revive Cafes - Operations Manager

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Apr 10 2015

    Revive Cafes serves healthy hot meals, a salad bar and smoothies to 3000+ office workers a week across 2 inner Auckland city stores.
    We are after an Operations Manager who will take responsibility for managing the Revive Cafe operation at a high level.

    The position:

    • Half of the role is running the business in key weekly disciplines (including setting menus, reporting, team meetings, recruiting, training, secret shoppers, marketing)
    • Half of the role is implementing some key projects over the next 12 months (systems documentation, new food offerings, marketing, IT, cafe improvement)
    • Based in Auckland CBD at the Wyndham St store - some flexibility in working hours but most during operational hours.
    • Market Salary (discussed upon application)
    • Reporting to the founder/director - would have 3 managers reporting to them, with a total team of 14 people across 2 branches
    • Would be involved in the hands-on details of the business and work on the floor in 1 serving or kitchen shift per week

    The ideal applicant would have:

    • Experience in management particularly in managing and leading a team, with excellent people skills
    • A passion for healthy food and the mission of Revive
    • The ability to work in the cafe with customers and the team
    • Good organisation and project skills, be very lean and efficient in the way they operate
    • Basic IT & computer skills and be confident using basic packages and web based systems with training supplied (eg. mailchimp, excel, word)
    • Comfortable with details, numbers, budgets and setting targets

    To apply please send your CV in confidence to
    Applicants will be short listed and interviews held
    More details at
    Position ideally would start early May 2016

  • Call to Pray for 100 Days

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Mar 24 2015

    Imagine millions of Seventh-day Adventists around the world praying for 100 days for the same thing! From March 25 through July 11, 2015, you are encouraged to pray with millions of others for the presence and power of the Holy Spirit to be fully experienced by our church members during the General Conference Session, July 2-11, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas.

    “We realize that major decisions need to be made at General Conference Session and different opinions need to be heard,” says Jerry Page, General Conference Ministerial Association Secretary. “We are praying that these vital meetings will be a time when God breaks through in the hearts of individuals and, as in the Book of Acts, ignites a passion for sharing the Good News with everyone in the world.” You are invited to register at, and receive a daily blog and specific items to pray for each day.

    What Might Have Been
    After the 1901 General Conference Session, Ellen White had a vision in which she witnessed those in the meetings responding to the Holy Spirit to be reconciled through humility, confession of sins and removal of barriers between each other. This was followed by earnest prayer, songs of praise, and the evident presence of the Holy Spirit. (See Testimonies, Vol. 8, pp. 104-106.)

    When she woke from the vision, Mrs. White realized this breakthrough had not happened as God intended. Hardhearted participants prevented the unity God so desired. Deeply disappointed, she understood that the Lord could have come in their lifetime! But His people did not surrender their thoughts and opinions to the leading of the Holy Spirit. You can see a 28-minute video reenactment of the vision at

    It Still Can Be!
    “What might have been” for 1901, still can be for 2015! Jesus invites us to unite together, and pray for His power to break through the hearts of individuals and usher in His Second Coming. Will you invite your family, friends, and church members to join in 100 Days of Prayer, seeking God’s will for the General Conference Session?

    Jackie Ordelheide Smith - Communication Manager, Ministerial Association
    General Conference - World Headquarters

  • Family Conference: Effective Parents Positive Teens

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Mar 06 2015

    29th National Christian Family Conference: Effective Parents Positive Teens

    Raising Emotionally Healthy Teenagers

    When: 20-21 July 2015 (Applications Close July 13, 2015)

    Venue: Fox Valley Community Centre, 183a Fox Valley Road, Wahroonga, NSW (on the grounds of the Sydney Adventist Hospital)

    Adolescence can be an exciting but challenging time for teens and their parents/care-givers! It demands new ways of relating to changing rules and divergent opinions. It can often be a time of turmoil, confusion and broken friendships. The counselling room can also be a challenging place for the adolescent and the therapist.

    The 29th National Christian Family Conference will focus on key issues facing teens and those who care for them. Australian specialists will present the latest research in the fields of parenting, adolescent mental health, and the digital age and cyberspace-safety, as well as sharing important strategies that might assist teens and their carers in negotiating these potentially difficult years.

    Mood Disorders in Adolescents
    Adolescents in a Digital Age
    Brain Health & Behaviour
    Adolescent Depression
    Adolescent Self-Image
    Raising Resilient Teens

    For more information contact Jan -

    Download Poster - A4 pdf

    Download Application - pdf

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  • Great Places Tour - September 2015

    Announced by North NZ Coordinator on Mar 03 2015

    On this tour you will see:

    Rome, Capri, Sorrento, Turkey, Ephesus, Gallipoli, Pammukale, Laodice, Greece, Parthenon, Philippi, Corinth... and many more great places of historical and biblical significance!

    Enjoy a fun-packed Great Places Tour for four weeks in September 2015. Have a fascinating week in Rome and the Isle of Capri. Then explore the best of Turkey - everyone wants to revisit if they’ve been there before! - and follow in the steps of Paul in Greece.

    See six of the seven churches of the Book of Revelation and spend a special Sabbath on the Isle of Patmos.
    If you are interested in joining this tour, please contact Pastor Harold Harker by email at or phone +61 2 4385 8282.


WANTED Tui Ridge Park Volunteers

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