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Latest Caritas Media Releases & News

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

Thursday, June 17, 2021 (All day)


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

Friday, May 21, 2021 - 16:00

Caritas today welcomed the government’s increase in welfare benefits to help vulnerable households who are struggling in the post Covid world.

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

Aftermath of previous bombing of Gaza in 2014
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 15:00

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. 

Easter message: Make post-COVID future a new beginning – Caritas

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 17:15

With Easter approaching, this year can mark the end of the old normal and the beginning of a new ‘normal’ that includes and provides for all, Caritas told Parliament today in its submission on the Budget Policy Statement.

Caritas remembers Sr Senolita Vakata rsm, President of Caritas Oceania

Thursday, February 11, 2021 (All day)

Kua tangi mai tētere ō te ārai ki a koe e te wāhine toa

Tēnei te mihi mamao mai Aotearoa

Rere tōtika, rere pai, rere runga rawa rā e.

Caritas remembers founding Director - Manuka Henare

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 (All day)

Media Statement 

Other media releases

‘Severe’ outlook says Caritas in Statement on the Oceania environment

Caritas has shifted the dial to ‘severe’ for four of its five environmental indicators, while climate finance for the poor has remained stubbornly at ‘woefully inadequate’ for seven years.

Caritas welcomes Supreme Court Dismissal on Taranaki seabed mining appeal

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has welcomed the Supreme Court’s dismissal of Trans-Tasman Resources’ (TTR) appeal on an applic

Caritas responds to need in Haiti and Afghanistan

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