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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

A community of welcome and integration

A blog by Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand's Joanna Viernes on 25 May 2018

In this year’s Message for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees, Pope Francis encourages us to respond to every stra

World Environment Day – “beating plastic pollution”

This year’s World Environment Day is fast approaching. 5 June 2018 will be the UN's most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and local action for the protection of our environment.

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Tutu ana te puehu - Stirring up the dust