Media Releases

A boy lights a candle in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand to provide aid for Gaza humanitarian response
Fri 25 July 2014
Caritas Jerusalem is providing medical assistance, food and other necessities to the thousands of... Read More »
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Living the faith: Catholic social teaching is focus for Social Justice Week
Thu 24 July 2014
With Social Justice Week set to begin on September 14, the annual awareness campaign will this year... Read More »
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Caritas’ SingOut4Justice song writing competition winners announced
Fri 23 May 2014
Over 30 young song writers from around New Zealand composed lyrics and performed songs on ways to... Read More »
The seat of government in New Zealand, the Beehive.
Support for families welcomed, but Government in denial about inequality
Fri 16 May 2014
The Budget’s $500 million package of support for families is welcomed by Caritas, as a first step... Read More »
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 »




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