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Caritas helps teachers and students think about questions of social justice, peace and development - and to act justly in a global world. Access the schools information you need here.

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Social Justice Week

Social Justice Week runs from Sunday 13th September until Saturday 19th September. This year's focus is family poverty in New Zealand.

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Challenge 2000 participants with Cardinal John Dew in Wellington.

Caritas Challenge

Caritas Challenge 2015 was held 27-28 March. This year the focus is on the Philippines and how to Build Back Better following natural disasters which have caused widespread destruction in the country. In 2016 the Challenge will begin on 1 April, start planning now!

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Justice Leadership Days

Early each year Caritas facilitates whole-day workshops around the country for secondary students responsible for raising awareness of justice and peace issues among their peers. Our next Justice Leadership Days wil be held in February 2016.

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Devon Wogan performing her winning song at the Catholic Education Convention in Wellington.

SINGout4JUSTICE

Congratulations to the winners of the 6th annual SINGout4JUSTICE song writing competition, and well done to all those who took part.

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A family in Davao Oriental, Philippines outside thier house which was built by Caritas following Typhoon Bopha in 2012.

Lent in schools

For Lent 2015 the theme is Light a fire in the heart of the world taken from Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation Evangelii Gaudium.

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Takwa Primary School, Auki, Solomon Islands.

Mufti Mania

Each year the New Zealand Catholic Primary Principals' Association (NZCPPA) organises a Mufti Mania day to raise money for poor and vulnerable communities.

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Guide to Caritas

The booklet, A guide to Caritas for schools, for teachers as a quick reference to Caritas and the work that we do.

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Parihaka and Warawara schools resources

As part of our tangata whenua workstream we have developed two teachers resources in consultation with Māori communities.

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St Joseph's Fairlie present Michael Stewart of Caritas with a cheque for the Nepal earthquake response.

Fundraising in schools

Caritas has a range of ideas and materials to help primary and secondary schools raise funds.

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