Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) has expressed “deep concern” and “its heartfelt prayers” for the people of Tonga following the eruption of a massive underwater volcano, which triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific on Saturday. In a statement released on 18 January, PCANZ said that it is working collaboratively with Christian World Service and partner churches in New Zealand to assist Tongans in practical ways by providing food, water, and other necessities. Please visit for more information on how you can help.