About us

We have been caring for New Zealanders for more than 137 years and our impact is huge. Through our programmes and support, we’re helping to build strong, resilient communities for the wellbeing of all, and supporting everyone in Aotearoa to live healthier, happier, and longer lives.

About us

Making life-changing differences within our communities.
Making life-changing differences within our communities.

The Order of St John

The Order of St John dates back nearly a thousand years to 1095, and we’ve been in New Zealand since 1885.
The Order of St John dates back nearly a thousand years to 1095, and we’ve been in New Zealand since 1885.

Our strategy

Manaaki Ora is our roadmap for the future, guiding us on our journey as we make life-changing differences with our communities.
Manaaki Ora is our roadmap for the future, guiding us on our journey as we make life-changing differences with our communities.

Our journey to Hato Hone St John

Find out more about the journey we’re on to even more strongly support all New Zealanders
Find out more about the journey we’re on to even more strongly support all New Zealanders

Health equity for Māori

Te Aka captures our kaupapa around achieving equity for Māori health in Aotearoa New Zealand. It is a pillar of our wider strategy, Manaaki Ora.
Te Aka captures our kaupapa around achieving equity for Māori health in Aotearoa New Zealand. It is a pillar of our wider strategy, Manaaki Ora.

Diversity and inclusion

We're proud to be the only emergency service in New Zealand with Rainbow Tick certification.
We're proud to be the only emergency service in New Zealand with Rainbow Tick certification.

Our people

We are run and staffed by people who are passionate about serving their communities.

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Join us

We have a range of exciting volunteer and career opportunities across New Zealand.

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