The Catholic Agency for Justice, Peace and Development

Inspiration & action

At Caritas we are working for a world that is free of poverty and injustice. We hope that teachers and students alike can use this page to be inspired and reflect on ways that they can take action to help the most vulnerable in our world who are experiencing poverty and injustice.

Taking action

In your community you can make a difference. Join the team working for a world that is free of poverty and injustice. An action menu is under development.

Recent school events

The '3 Hours for Syria' campaign is a project developed through the hard work of Year 10 students at St Mary’s College in Auckland to raise funds and awareness about the desperate plight of Syrian refugees in the Middle East.

Bands from all over New Zealand rocked Bluff for more than seven hours on the 25th of October to raise money for Nepal earthquake relief. St Teresa's School in Bluff organised the benefit concert.

St Catherine's College, St Patrick's College and St Mary's College, in Wellington, hosted a concert called Tumeke Poneke in mid-September 2015 to raise money for the Caritas appeal for Nepal.

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