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Life in Tonga - The lasting effects of Cyclone Gita

When storms pass over the island of Tongatapu, Tonga there are no areas that are particularly protected, no big hills that might offer shelter from the prevailing wind.

World Indigenous Peoples Day

As Caritas commemorates the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples today, we recognize the challenge we all have

Everyone has a role to play to enable inclusion

People with disabilities want to be treated as people first rather than by being defined by impairment, and everyone has a role to play

Zero Carbon Bill - An Important Step Forward on Climate Change

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has published its submission on the government’s Zero Carbon Bill.

Breaking Bread to Build Community

Every year Caritas marks Day of Prayer for Refugees and Migrants – established by the NZ Catholic Bishops—by creating liturgical resources and inviting schools and communities to join us in prayer

On hope, fear and journeying to Bangladesh

A blog by Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand's Mark Mitchell on 25 May 2018

Prior to settling at Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, Mrs Akter had a prosperous life in Myanmar where she raised cattle and li

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Tutu ana te puehu - Stirring up the dust