irn philippines aid

As well as giving aid to Samoa and Fiji - New Zealand is providing further assistance to the storm-ravaged Philippines.

Two weeks ago, Typhoon Bopha killed over a thousand people and left 800 more are missing.

Homes and livelihoods have been destroyed with over six million people affected.

Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully has announced New Zealand's giving an additional $1.5 million in aid, taking our support so far to $2 million.