The Catholic Agency for Justice, Peace and Development

Latest Caritas Media Releases & News

Caritas Welcomes Stronger Focus on Vulnerable in First Wellbeing Budget

Friday, May 31, 2019 (All day)

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand welcomes a stronger focus on New Zealand’s most vulnerable people

Caritas welcomes community refugee sponsorship evaluation

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand staff participate in the Share the Journey campaign welcoming refugees and migrants.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 (All day)

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand welcomes an evaluation report released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) on Community Organisation Refugee Sponsorship (CORS).

Environment Aotearoa 2019 report a wake-up call to protect for future generations

Taranaki Coast - (CC)
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 (All day)


Cyclone Idai - Emergency Relief Efforts

Caritas Internationalis
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 15:45

The coastline of Mozambique was struck by Cyclone Idai on the 14th March, leaving devastation and heavy loss of life in its wake.

Christchurch - Solidarity and Support

Kairaki Beach - Christchurch (cc) Creative commons free
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 12:15

Support for Christchurch - Standing with NZ in solidarity and love 


Global problem needs a global solution

Global Solidarity Walk to support the Share the Journey campaign
Monday, December 10, 2018 (All day)

On December 10-11, the United Nations will convene at an intergovernmental conference in Marrakech, Morocco to sign the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration

Other media releases

Caritas takes its 50 years celebration to Auckland

This Saturday, Bishop Patrick Dunn will celebrate a special Mass for the Auckland Diocese to mark 50 years since New Zealand’

Caritas announces 2019 winners of SINGout4Justice

Winners of the 2019 Caritas SINGout4JUSTICE song writing competition have been announced

Caritas celebrates 50 years working for justice, peace and development

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is celebrating its ‘Jubilee Year’ this year, representing 50 years since national bodies were e

Sign up to the Caritas regular e-newsletter:

Tutu ana te puehu - Stirring up the dust