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Kaitiaki2Share competition results are announced

Thursday, May 21, 2020 (All day)

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, the Catholic agency for justice and peace, is proud to announce the winners and finalists of the 2020 Kaitiaki2Share creative competition.

Celebrating Laudato Si’ Week: “everything is interconnected”

Friday, May 15, 2020 (All day)

Five years ago this month, Pope Francis launched his ground breaking encyclical “Laudato Si’ – On Care for our Common Home.” As the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the message of Laudato Si’, that all of life is interco

Budget: A foundation of hope on which all can flourish

Thursday, May 14, 2020 (All day)

Caritas, the Catholic justice and peace agency, welcomed the government’s Budget today, saying it provides a foundation of hope on which we can build a fairer society in which all can f

No-one is safe until we are all safe: An Open Letter from New Zealand International Aid Agencies

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 (All day)

 

Subsidiarity is the Key to Humanitarian Response in the age of COVID-19

Community members in Port Vila practice using a water filtration system in October 2019.
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 (All day)

The threat of introducing COVID-19 in the Pacific has to be considered in humanitarian efforts to get support on the ground in areas impacted by natural disasters.

Caritas responds to Cyclone Harold

Sister Pascaline and Yvannah Tagay (pictured with Finn, former Caritas staff) help with the management of pre-positioned emergency stocks in the Diocese of Port Vila in Vanuatu.
Thursday, April 9, 2020 (All day)

Extreme weather is adversely impacting Pacific communities even as they work to respond to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Other media releases

Kaitiaki2Share competition results are announced

Caritas is proud to announce the winners and finalists of the 2020 Kaitiaki2Share creative competition.

Celebrating Laudato Si’ Week: “everything is interconnected”

From 16 to 24 May, Caritas is encouraging Catholics and all people of goodwill to take greater steps to care for our common home to celebrate Laudato Si’ Week.

Budget: A foundation of hope on which all can flourish

Caritas welcomed the government’s Budget today, saying it provides a foundation of hope on which we can build a fairer society in which all can flourish.

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