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Standing up for what's right

Leading up to the Day of Prayer for Refugees and Migrants, we reflect on our 2016 report on migrant worker exploitation in New Zealand.

Time to show some Kiwi hospitality to migrant workers

As we approach the Day of Prayer for Refugees and Migrants, Caritas Engagement Manager Roger Ellis reflects on the need for "Kiwi hospitality" toward migrant workers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

A bridge for migrant workers during the COVID-19 lockdown

In this week leading up to the Day of Prayer for Refugees and Migrants on Sunday, 21 June, 2020, we share a story of hope from the Filipino Chaplaincy of the Wellington Archdiocese.

“Let us sing as we go”: Looking forward with hope

In this sixth post of the Laudato Si’ blog series, we share songs of lament, hope and love for the earth as we look to the future of our common home.

Caring for land, caring for people in the urban environment

In the fifth post of our Laudato Si' Week blog series, we profile the work of Earth Promise Gardens/Papatūānuku ki Taurangi in Ellerslie, Auckland.

Youth and environmental justice

In the fourth post of the Caritas blog series marking Laudato Si’ Week 2020, Mareta Tana, Communications Assistant for Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, reflects on the importance of young people in the fight for environmental justice.

Farming for sustainability in Fiji

In the third post of the Caritas blog series for Laudato Si' Week 2020, Martin de Jong, coordinator for the State of the Environment for Oceania report series, shares on the work of Tutu Rural Training Centre in Fiji.

Old ways and new blend together in work of restoration

The second post of the Caritas blog series for Laudato Si' Week 2020 reflects on the long-term restoration of people and forest in Northland, Aotearoa New Zealand.

Caring for our Common Home in Oceania

This first post of the Caritas blog series marking Laudato Si'  Week 2020 reflects on the connection between our region and the global call to care for our common home.

Relationship is Key in Cambodia COVID-19 Response

Our partners in Cambodia, Development and Partnership in Action (DPA), are using their relationships with rural communities and authorities to respond to the pandemic.

COVID-19 Awareness in Kiribati: A Multi-Level Partnership

The Kiribati Health Champions are going out into their communities to raise awareness of COVID-19.

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Tutu ana te puehu - Stirring up the dust