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Powering remote Pacific communities with renewable innovations

While we in New Zealand are fortunate enough to have electricity at the flick of a switch, hundreds of remote communities around the Pacific have little access to electricity and must rely on small

Caritas calls for halt to deep sea mining

Speaking in New York at an event associated with a United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Goals, Director of Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, Julianne Hickey, called for

Solomons partner Billy Mae receives OBE

Hard work in education has paid off for Caritas partner Billy Mae of Solomon Islands. He received an OBE recently for his dedication in the field of tertiary education.

Cyclone-safer houses in Vanuatu

When Cyclone Winston hit Vanuatu in March 2015, the Port Vila suburb of Anamburu was one of the worst affected.

Doug Tennent: Standing against injustice

*Pictured above on his return to New Zealand.

Our oceans, our future

This World Oceans Day (8 June) we celebrate the Oceans as one of the most integral sources of life on earth. By preserving the oceans, we preserve integral human development, which is a key principle of Catholic social teaching.

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Tutu ana te puehu - Stirring up the dust