Welcome to MotiVate – the New Zealand office of Missionary Ventures International.

Be encouraged and inspired as you read our stories of lives transformed through the power of God’s love.

Super-Typhoon Rai (Philippines) - State of Calamity Declared

Our National Leaders in the Philippines are dealing with the aftermath of Super-Typhoon Rai (aka Odette). Almost 400 people have died, and over 630,000 have been displaced across the affected areas, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
Damaged roads, power outages, severed communication lines and lack of government assistance continue to hamper relief efforts, and people are pleading for food, water, and shelter.

For more info, see the stories below from our National Leaders.

Stories from the Mission Field


Transportation Programme

From our MotiVate office here in New Zealand, and through our global partnership with the Christian Motorcyclists Association, we’ve provided this year more than 60

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Our heart is to see the Good News of Jesus, and the life transformation he brings, spread among all the peoples.
Our ministry initiatives provide a framework for our missionary activity.
Through personal relationships, intentional projects and strategic ministries, we are able to achieve maximum impact on lives for the glory of God’s Kingdom!


Where is God calling you? We mobilise ordinary people, just like you, in impactful ministry opportunities and for varying lengths of cross-cultural service—including short-term trips, internships and full-time missionary placement.

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Church Planting

We are committed to spreading the Gospel in some of the most remote parts of the world—where the Church has yet to reach. We seek to foster and support the advancement of church planting movements around the world.

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Health & Community Development

We seek not only to see individuals become followers of Jesus but also to see families lifted out of cycles of poverty and disease. Our strategy includes contextualised community health training, medical centres, vocational training, re-nutrition centres and clean water initiatives.

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Bible Training

One of our greatest joys is to equip pastors and Christian leaders with the knowledge and skills they need to be effective disciple makers. Well-trained, visionary leaders are key to a healthy and growing church.

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Christian Education

We partner with local churches around the world to develop healthy Christian education programs. We invest in and empower Christian schools to form active disciples of Jesus Christ, equipped to impact society through their spiritual discernment, moral courage, and academic excellence.

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Disaster Relief

Although we’re not primarily a relief organisation, we will raise funds for relief assistance through our co-workers and ministry partners, where they are already on the ground and able to distribute supplies.

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