The Catholic Agency for Justice, Peace and Development

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is the New Zealand Catholic Bishops' agency for justice, peace and development.

 We are a member of the Caritas Internationalis network of 165 Catholic justice, peace and development agencies working in over 200 countries and territories around the world.

Where we work

Caritas advocates for change, supports community development projects and responds to emergencies around the world.


We produce a variety of resources throughout the year that correspond to important events on the Catholic calendar.

Get Involved

Find out how you can support Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand in our mission for justice, peace and development. 

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How can you help? See below


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Become a Volunteer

Join us in working for a world free of poverty and injustice.

Send a Donation

Your donation will help change lives around the world.


Tutu ana te puehu - Stirring up the dust