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Latest Caritas Media Releases & News

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand supporting Philippines in Typhoon Aftermath

NASSA/Caritas Philippines staff member inspecting damages on a farm in Ilocos Sur (image courtesy of NASSA/Caritas Philippines)
Monday, September 17, 2018 (All day)

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is accepting donations towards a Rapid Response Appeal to support Caritas Philippines

Life in Tonga - The lasting effects of Cyclone Gita

Mark Mitchell
Saturday, September 8, 2018 (All day)

When storms pass over the island of Tongatapu, Tonga there are no areas that are particularly protected, no big hills that might offer shelter from the prevailing wind.

World Indigenous Peoples Day

Logo courtesy of the United Nations
Thursday, August 9, 2018 (All day)

As Caritas commemorates the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples today, we recognize the challenge we all have

Everyone has a role to play to enable inclusion

Nicky and Mykal at the Social Justice Week workshop in Taupo
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 (All day)

People with disabilities want to be treated as people first rather than by being defined by impairment, and everyone has a role to play

Zero Carbon Bill - An Important Step Forward on Climate Change

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 (All day)

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has published its submission on the government’s Zero Carbon Bill.

Breaking Bread to Build Community

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 10:30 to 14:30

Every year Caritas marks Day of Prayer for Refugees and Migrants – established by the NZ Catholic Bishops—by creating liturgical resources and inviting schools and communities to join us in prayer and reflection.

Other media releases

Climate change – the ultimate intergenerational issue

Caritas welcomes a new report, Stepping stones to Paris and beyond: Climate change, progress and predictability published by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Dr Jan Wrig

Powering remote Pacific communities with renewable innovations

While we in New Zealand are fortunate enough to have electricity at the flick of a switch, hundreds of remote communities around the Pacific have little access to electricity and must rely on small

Caritas calls for halt to deep sea mining

Speaking in New York at an event associated with a United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Goals, Director of Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, Julianne Hickey, called for

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