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Bishop of Auckland to highlight social justice week with own migration story

Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 10:30

At a time when the number of international migrants is growing faster than the world’s population (according to the UN), the theme of migration for the New Zealand Catholic Bishops’ annual Social Justice Week is very pertinent.

Singing out for justice wins national prize for Hato Pāora student

Friday, July 22, 2016 - 17:15

Standing out from a record number of entries, Hato Pāora College student, Nikau Te Huki’s song Now or Ne

Exciting opportunities for Catholic volunteers in the Pacific

Monday, July 11, 2016 - 13:30

From carpenters rebuilding schools in Solomon Islands to nurses helping manage community clinics in Tonga, Catholic volunteers have been making an important contribution to development projects around the Pacific for decades.

'Peace is possible in Syria', says Pope Francis in support of Caritas campaign

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 15:30

Pope Francis is urging governments to find a political solution to the war in Syria as part of the Caritas Internationalis ‘Syria: Peace is Possible’ campaign.

No bricks and mortar in Budget’s new housing spend

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 10:00

Despite Budget 2016 taking small steps to invest in the wellbeing of families and individuals, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand says there is a noticeable lack of investment in building new homes – an important requirement to ensure all families can f

ETS subsidy removal one small step on long road

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 09:15

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand welcomes today’s Budget announcement of a long-overdue phase out of the two-for-one subsidy in the Emissions Trading Scheme allowing some businesses to pay one emissions unit for every two tonnes of pollution they emit

Other media releases

Bishop of Auckland to highlight social justice week with own migration story

At a time when the number of international migrants is growing faster than the world’s population (according to the UN), the theme of migration for the New Zealand Catholic Bishops’ annual Social J

Singing out for justice wins national prize for Hato Pāora student

Standing out from a record number of entries, Hato Pāora College student, Nikau Te Huki’s song

Exciting opportunities for Catholic volunteers in the Pacific

From carpenters rebuilding schools in Solomon Islands to nurses helping manage community clinics in Tonga, Catholic volunteers have been making an important contribution to development projects aro

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