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Bringing help, hope & healing to the world's most isolated people.

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Millions of people cannot access medical care, clean water, schools, or receive the Good News of God’s love simply because it’s too time-consuming or dangerous to reach them.

Landen Kelly

Landen Kelly

In 1945, MAF started as the dream of two Kiwis. Today, Mission Aviation Fellowship is the world’s largest humanitarian air operator. For over 75 years, we have been flying light aircraft over jungles, mountains, deserts and hostile areas to bring help, hope, and healing to the world’s most isolated people.

Each year, MAF flies...

(2022 MAF International Worldwide Statistics)

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News & Stories

Evacuating Refugees from Renk, South Sudan

On Tuesday, 4 July, 16 refugees fleeing the conflict in Sudan arrived in Juba on a MAF flight from Renk organised by Citizens Call -Emergency Response Rehabilitation Initiative (ERRI). For PilotRead more

Trevor Strong: MAF Founder

Trevor Strong is also a true gentleman, and the first thing this soon-to-be- centennial does when I meet him in his rest home on the North Shore of Auckland, New Zealand is to offer me his chair. HeRead more

Murray Kendon: MAF Founder

The Beginning Of MAF Born in Auckland in 1917, Murray Kendon became a Christian when he was 16 years old. He had a growing passion to share the truth of life in Christ, and soon became a passionateRead more

Zoë Davies

Zoë’s childhood years were spent on campus at EastWest College and WEC NZ with her parents as students and staff for over 10 years. The family dinner table was often surrounded with family friendsRead more

Cobus and Tronel van der Merwe

Cobus became interested in aviation during High School and maintained a keen interest in all things aircraft related. His other interest is alarms, and he installed his first system at the age ofRead more

The Groundwork for a Move of God

God is inviting us to prepare the soil for seeds of great blessing and impact. He has the seeds ready, but it is up to us to do the groundwork. The MAF Kagamuga Development in Papua New Guinea is ourRead more

When The Plane Doesnt Come

We love the stories along the lines of When the MAF Plane Comes. What is it like When the MAF Plane Doesn’t Come? When MAF is the only organisation making the difference between life and death? ARead more

Closing the Loop

Closing the Loop is a new initiative in MAF Timor Leste to provide more help for medevac patients, than just a flight out to medical care.  Country Director of Timor-Leste Nick Hitchins explainedRead more

Michael & Naomi Lindsey

Sent from Australia Michael and Naomi have always felt God’s call on their lives to serve Him. The Bible explicitly instructs all followers of Christ to reach out and help the marginalised andRead more

Give a gift that reflects the meaning of Christmas!

By purchasing a Jerrycan Christmas card, you are making it possible for MAF flights to continue. This means medical aid, education, essential resources and the Christmas message can get to those cutRead more

Abigail Vincent

Office Assistant Abigail was born in Hamilton as the youngest of five children. She was home-schooled for her entire primary and secondary school education. Her Year 13 studies were completed in JuneRead more

Amazing Stories!

An old proverb about making soup illustrates the importance of working together. Somebody brings a pot. Somebody else brings water, another wood, another matches, somebody else potatoes, carrots andRead more

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