Elodie Berthe

Elodie Berthe is a communications advisor at the New Zealand Red Cross.

Society
Jun 20, 2020

Essential Kiwi Legend: The Afghan refugee helping vulnerable NZers access the benefit

The journey fleeing home in search of safety and settling in Christchurch has led former refugee Masood Chakari to be an advocate for New Zealanders in need.

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Society
Jun 18, 2020

Essential Kiwi Legend: The Myanmar refugees turned bus driver and caregiver

Husband and wife Lin and Lian Thuam Cin are former refugees from Myanmar turned essential workers. This is their story of wanting to help a nation in need after having been helped themselves.

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Society
Jun 17, 2020

Essential Kiwi Legend: The Syrian refugee turned Dunedin grocery store worker

A former refugee, supermarket assistant, passionate cook and Covid-19 essential worker, Nedal Ebrahim has become an important and valued member of his new community.

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Society
Jun 16, 2020

Essential Kiwi Legend: The Afghan refugee who became an emergency nurse

A former refugee, avid traveller, cancer survivor and Covid-19 essential worker, Sabira Nouri has been defying the odds her whole life.

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Society
Jan 24, 2020

After the flight: The spirit of the Myanmar people perseveres in Bangladesh

One million people from Myanmar live in 34 camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. They are considered some of the largest and most densely populated camps in the world. New Zealand Red Cross’ international delegate Elodie Berthe shares some of their stories.

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