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Caritas announces winners of 2021 SINGout4JUSTICE song writing competition

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, the Bishops’ agency for justice, peace and development, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 SINGout4JUSTICE song writing competition.

In memory of Bishop Paul Mea Kaiuea

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is saddened to hear of the passing of Bishop Paul Mea Kaiuea, MSC, former Bishop of Tarawa and Nauru, whose funeral is today.

Meeting in Wellington strengthens bilateral ties for Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand and Caritas Australia

 

The case against seabed mining

Seabed mining proponents are promoting mining the seafloor as ‘necessary’ to meet demand for metals and minerals for renewable energy components in the ‘green transition’ away from fossil fuels.

Caritas stands with the children of Gaza in the face of air bombardment

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is to provide $10,000 to the work of Caritas Jerusalem as it supports families in Gaza who are in desperate need following this week’s intense aerial bombardment. 

Budget a small step in the right direction but big challenges remain

Caritas today welcomed the government’s increase in welfare benefits to help vulnerable households who are

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Tutu ana te puehu - Stirring up the dust