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Making an impact on benefits

St Joseph's parish in Upper Hutt will welcome beneficiaries to an Archdiocesan “Benefit Impact” event being hosted by the parish from 10-13 May.

Caritas challenges students and youth to spend 24-hours in solidarity with those less fortunate

A multi-sport challenge, a dance party/rally and a hikoi are just a few of the events being run by Catholic schools and youth groups around the country today and tomorrow to launch the annual Carit

Innovative project to rebuild cyclone-safer houses in Fiji

As people in Fiji rebuild their communities and homes following the destruction caused by Cyclone Winston, an innovative Caritas recovery programme is aiming to ensure homes fare better in the face

Getting the washing done: Fiji life after Cyclone Winston


Written by Mark Mitchell - Humanitarian Programmes Coordinator, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand

Caritas invitation highlights opposition to Easter Sunday trading bill

An invitation to meet with Caritas on Easter Sunday and discuss the social justice agency's opposition to the Shop Hours Amendment Bill has been extended to members of the Commerce Select Committee

Cyclone Winston devastation in Fiji: “worse than we could ever have imagined”

In Fiji, Cyclone Winston reached wind speeds of 325km/hour overnight on Saturday, 20 February.

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