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The Power of One - and the Power of Many

Caritas Advocacy Advisor Martin de Jong reflects on the power of individual and collective action on the path to climate justice.

Success in Bitokara, Papua New Guinea

By Phil Brass, Programmes Team, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand (November 2021)

Spotlight on Poverty: World Day of the Poor

Spotlight on Poverty: World Day of the Poor

By Sophie Lee (November 2021)

Navigating COP26 online – faith and action

Navigating COP26 of the United Nations climate convention can be confusing and overwhelming, whether in person or on-line.

COP26 for Dummies - a Caritas view

In the first of a series of blogs following COP26 in Glasgow, Martin de Jong looks at what it's about and what the key issues are from a Caritas perspective.

 Girls standing among tree branches on the coast - from Lujan Home for Girls, Vanimo, Papua New Guinea.

Poverty and Inequality in Aotearoa

Poverty and Inequality in Aotearoa

by Roger Ellis (October 2021)

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand support for Season of Creation 2021

A home for all? Renewing the Oikos of God

In memory of Bishop Paul Mea Kaiuea

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is saddened to hear of the passing of Bishop Paul Mea Kaiuea, MSC, former Bishop of Tarawa and Nauru, whose funeral is today.

The case against seabed mining

Seabed mining proponents are promoting mining the seafloor as ‘necessary’ to meet demand for metals and minerals for renewable energy components in the ‘green transition’ away from fossil fuels.

Pope's message for World Day of Poor: Prayer inseparable from solidarity with poor

Pope calls on people to keep their gaze fixed on the poor, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic, and warns against succumbing to a “

Accessing Safe Water in Samoa

Karen Anaya, Programme Coordinator for Caritas Samoa, reports on a range of water access and quality issues in Samoa and Caritas Samoa’s response.

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Tutu ana te puehu - Stirring up the dust