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Parihaka Day
Living with the legacy of Parihaka As many communities around the country prepare to commemorate Parihaka Day (5 November), members of... Read More »
Training Hygiene Promoters in South Sudan.
Caritas supports people displaced by civil conflict in South Sudan Caritas has sent $150,000 to South Sudan where a humanitarian crisis has been unfolding since... Read More »
Warawara forest.
Warawara Forest stewardship Caritas has developed a new guide for teachers in ways to nurture kaitiakitanga (stewardship) of... Read More »
Peace in the Middle East Campaign
Caritas aids Iraqi minorities fleeing fighting Story courtesy of Caritas Internationalis Thousands of Iraqis have fled their homes to escape... Read More »
A little girl takes a drink from a refurbished tap in Auki, Solomon Islands.
Clean water – a fundamental human right Growing up in New Zealand fresh, clean, drinkable water was a seemingly endless resource. During... Read More »
Women wearing jewellery they have made themselves as part of thier own small business.
Proud to be a woman on International Women’s Day This International Women’s day Caritas programmes coordinator Anna Robertson reflects on the... Read More »
Mrs. Hou Sokvanny and her vegetable crops
Improving food security in Cambodia Caritas partner Development and Partnership in Action (DPA) report on how their Integrated... Read More »
Emily Benefield offers up an artichoke in offertory time
Launching the Food Campaign in Aotearoa New Zealand Caritas staff and some Board members began the One Human Family – Food for All campaign with an... Read More »
Teresa Homan of Upper Hutt helps a beneficiary at Benefit Impact, New Lynn September 2013.
Resolving food insecurity in a rich country If there was just one hungry household in a wealthy country, we might feel entitled to consider it... Read More »
Funaki at work in plantation among taro
Kumara and giant yams sustaining life and livelihoods in Tonga There is a saying in Tonga that ‘the measure of a man’s wealth is not in monetary value but by his... Read More »
Mokai Kainga gardens in Owhiro Bay, Wellington.
Feeding hungry children in school Food security is the ability to legitimately access safe and nutritionally adequate food. Food... Read More »

 

 

 

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As many communities around the country prepare to commemorate Parihaka Day (5 November), members of...
Caritas has sent $150,000 to South Sudan where a humanitarian crisis has been unfolding since...
Caritas has developed a new guide for teachers in ways to nurture kaitiakitanga (stewardship) of...
Story courtesy of Caritas Internationalis Thousands of Iraqis have fled their homes to escape...
Growing up in New Zealand fresh, clean, drinkable water was a seemingly endless resource. During...

The spring issue of Caritas Update looks at what is happening during Social Justice Week this, year, our Peace in the Middle East Campaign and work...

A foundational Caritas report, Small yet strong: Voices from Oceania on the environment identifies the key environmental issues and associated human...

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has a close partnership with Solomon Islands. This year we began a new five-year programme to strengthen Rural...

In 2013 a new organisation structure and a planned transition period was announced for Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand. Following an exercise in 2012 we...