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Caritas Director to speak at Paris Climate Conference
Mon 30 November 2015
Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand Director, Julianne Hickey, will bring the voices of Pacific peoples... Read More »
rising sea level NZ
Government needs to urgently prepare for rising seas
Fri 20 November 2015
The government needs to urgently prepare for the impact of rising sea levels, both in New Zealand... Read More »
Parihaka Day
Caritas encourages commemoration of Parihaka Day
Tue 3 November 2015
Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is encouraging communities to take the opportunity to learn about and... Read More »
People cleaning up following Super Typhoon Haiyan.
International humanitarian standards should guide New Zealand emergency responses
Thu 22 October 2015
New Zealand provisions for civil defence and emergency responses need to reflect internationally... Read More »
Cataret Islands, view from beach.
Climate finance 'woefully inadequate' at reaching those most in need
Wed 7 October 2015
Climate finance funding to help the most vulnerable Oceania communities adapt to climate change is... Read More »
A home in Ha’apai – once 80 metres inland.
Caritas says the time to act on climate change is now
Wed 30 September 2015
Urgent action must be taken to help communities in Oceania cope with the serious consequences of... Read More »




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