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A bridge over the Matanikau River, Honiara, was completely washed away during the flood.
Eight dead and 15,000 flee as floods hit Solomon Islands
Mon 7 April 2014
The worst flooding in 28 years to hit Solomon Islands has resulted in eight deaths and 15,000... Read More »
Students participate in the 2014 Caritas Challenge.
Over 6,000 youth take part in timely fundraiser for Solomon Islands
Mon 7 April 2014
A nationwide awareness and fundraising event for Solomon Islands, which was over a year planning,... Read More »
Lent Reflection Programme - Te reo version.
Caritas publishes its first Te Reo Māori resource for prayer and reflection during Lent
Mon 3 March 2014
Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has published its first Te Reo Māori version of the Lenten reflection... Read More »
Bethlehem University.
New Zealand head of Bethlehem University to speak in Wellington
Thu 13 February 2014
The New Zealander who heads Bethlehem University in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, is... Read More »
Mele‘ana and ‘Ana Kofe return to their home at Koulo village, Lifuka Island, Ha’apai after Cyclone Ian.
Disaster continues for cyclone hit communities in Tonga
Mon 27 January 2014
The director of Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, Julianne Hickey, says the disaster continues for... Read More »
Damage to properties caused by Cyclone Ian in Ha'apai.
Caritas pledges $40,000 to Tonga in wake of Tropical Cyclone Ian destruction
Mon 13 January 2014
Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has pledged $40,000 in support of Caritas Tonga’s response to Tropical... Read More »




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