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Latest Caritas Media Releases & News

How Caritas is working through the COVID-19 pandemic

Friday, March 20, 2020 (All day)

We live in rapidly changing times. The COVID-19 coronavirus continues to impact people all over the world. At times like this we keep in our prayers those who are sick, those caring for them and those who are facing fear, doubt or loneliness.

Caritas response to Government measures for COVID-19

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 (All day)

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, the Catholic agency for Justice, Peace and Development, welcomes the government’s newly announced $12.1 billion package to support New Zealanders during the COVID-19 crisis, with its intent to support healthcare, the

Risk that child poverty is becoming ingrained

Thursday, February 27, 2020 (All day)

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, the Catholic Bishops' agency for justice, peace and development, is concerned that the latest child poverty numbers show that there has been an increase in material hardship, with 4100 more children living in homes th

Caritas participates in international conference on migration

For the Global Week of Action 2019, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand shared the stories and images of refugees and migrants around Oceania in front of the Parliament building in Wellington.
Monday, December 2, 2019 (All day)

This week, Julianne Hickey, the Director of Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, is attending a conference in Bangkok to discuss issues surrounding child protection, human trafficking and labour migration in Asia and Oceania.

Caritas supports Samoa in the face of measles outbreak

Photo: Caritas Samoa
Friday, November 29, 2019 (All day)

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is reaching out to help our partners in Samoa as they work to fight the ongoing measles epidemic in their country.

Statement about Central African Republic

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand logo
Monday, November 25, 2019 (All day)

We are shocked and deeply saddened to learn that a convicted child abuser was appointed as the Country Director for Caritas Central African Republic (CAR).

Other media releases

How Caritas is working through the COVID-19 pandemic

We live in rapidly changing times. The COVID-19 coronavirus continues to impact people all over the world.

Caritas response to Government measures for COVID-19

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, the Catholic agency for Justice, Peace and Development, welcomes the government’s newly announced $12.1 billion package to support New Zealanders during the COVID-19 c

Risk that child poverty is becoming ingrained

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, the Catholic Bishops' agency for justice, peace and development, is concerned that the latest child poverty numbers show that there has been an increase in material ha

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