The Catholic Agency for Justice, Peace and Development

Bi-monthly e-newsletters

Our bi-monthly e-newsletter features current news, videos and photos from all areas of our work, previews upcoming social justice events and highlights issues of poverty and injustice both in Aotearoa New Zealand and around the world.

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June 2017

JUNE ISSUE - Food crisis in East Africa, Caritas Director presents at the UN, rebuilding in Vanuatu, Caritas Volunteer Overseas Doug Tennent, Parihaka reconcilliation, Mufti Mania and a prayer for East Africa.

April 2017

APRIL ISSUE - Food crisis in East Africa, New Zealand Government matched funding for donations to East Africa, thanks for Lent donations, Caritas Challenge, Justice Leadership Days in schools, development in the Philippines, stewardship of the Pacific Ocean, Caritas Gifts for Mother's Day and a prayer for South Sudan.

February 2017

FEBRUARY ISSUE - Lent 2017, South Sudan famine, supporting Papua New Guinea after El Nino, Caritas Challenge 2017, Justice Leadership Days, Timor Leste and our submission on the Budget Policy Statement.

January 2017

JANUARY ISSUE - This newsletter covers 2016 in review including: Syria, Cyclone Winston in Fiji, South Sudan, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Cambodia, the State of the Environment Report for Oceania, the Migrant Worker Research Report, Caritas Challenge and the Benefit Impact.

December 2016

DECEMBER ISSUE - Thousands displaced in Aleppo, Syria, Kaikōura earthquake and partnership, Lent 2017, Caritas Volunteers Overseas and farewell to long-time employee Lisa Beech.

October 2016

OCTOBER ISSUE - State of the Environment Report for Oceania 2016 was launched at Parliament, Pope Francis calls for global prayer for peace in Syria, supporting those fleeing from Mosul in Iraq, helping Haiti recover from Hurricane Matthew, land rights in Cambodia, Caritas submission opposing deep sea mining off shore of Taranaki.

September 2016

SEPTEMBER ISSUE - State of the Environment Report for Oceania 2016 will be launched in October, Kiribati - impacts of a changing environment and deep sea mining concerns, displaced people in South Sudan, rebuilding in Vanuatu and a wrap-up of Caritas Challenge 2016.

August 2016

AUGUST ISSUE - Social Justice Week focus on welcoming migrants, civil conflict in South Sudan, World Youth Day in Poland, 
Solomon Islands trialling wind power and the Migrant Worker Research Report.

July 2016

JULY ISSUE - Solidarity with Syria Campaign, SINGout4JUSTICE winners, Mufti Mania, South Sudan update, Kiribati development programmes and the Easter Trading Bill.

June 2016

JUNE ISSUE - Solidarity with Syria Appeal,  Mufti Mania coming up on July 8, Caritas Australia First Australians programme meeting attended by Lisa Beech and tangata whenua partners from Parihaka and Kaikōura, development and flooding in Tonga, Catholic Volunteers Overseas and a prayer for Syria.

May 2016

MAY ISSUE - Fundraising for Syria will be matched one to one by the Government until 1 August, Day of Prayer for Refugees and Mirgrants coming up, no new homes in the 2016 Budget's housing spend, development in Peru, SINGout4JUSTICE, Benefit Impact in Wellington and a call for migrant workers to be interviewed for a Caritas research project. 

April 2016

APRIL ISSUE - Cyclone Winston response in Fiji, Nepal one year on from earthquakes, Caritas Challenge, Benefit Impact in Wellington, development in Afghanistan, SINGout4JUSTICE and a prayer for the Year of Mercy.

March 2016

MARCH ISSUE -Cyclone Winston, development in Solomon Islands, Caritas Challenge, new Caritas website, a visit from Caritas Australia First Australians programme team and zero hours submission success.

February 2016

FEBRUARY ISSUE - Lent information, Cyclone Winston in Fiji, SINGout4JUSTICE, Justice Leadership Days, development in the Philippines and increasing the refugee quota.

January 2016

JANUARY ISSUE - Caritas introduces its 2016 Lent Appeal and looks at Justice Leadership Days, Caritas Challenge, development in Fiji, Benefit Impact in Auckland and resilience in Vanuatu following Cyclone Pam.

December 2015

DECEMBER ISSUE - Caritas network welcoming Syrian refugees to Europe, supporting refugees in Jordan, Justice Leadership Days, Caritas Challenge 2016, and SINGout4JUSTICE.

November 2015

NOVEMBER ISSUE - Director's preparations for speaking at Paris Climate Conference, El Nino effects around Pacific, recovery work in Vanuatu, development in Kiribati, and sea rise in Aotearoa New Zealand.

October 2015

OCTOBER ISSUE - The People's climate march, a Syrian refugee's personal story, the El Nino crisis in PNG, development work in Solomon Islands, and submissions on employment law.

September 2015

SEPTEMBER ISSUE - Syrian refugee crisis, our 3 Hours for Syria campaign with schools, programmes in Nepal, and the release of our inaugural State of the Environmnent in Oceania report.

August 2015

AUGUST ISSUE - Social Justice Week 2015 focus on family poverty in New Zealand, our Peace in the Middle East campaign, the growing El Nino emergency in PNG, Timor Leste programmes, and our submission on the Easter Trading Bill.

July 2015

JULY ISSUE - Ongoing work in Sudan (Darfur and Nuba Mountains), the continued recovery in Nepal, Mufti Mania, programmes in Papua New Guinea, and our submission on the Child Hardship Bill.

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