Posts Tagged ‘Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand’

Caritas Aotearoa NZ Lent Appeal funds down 30 per cent on past years Comments 0

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

Amid the pandemic, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand managed to raise some $683,000 during its 2020 Lent Appeal, a figure that is more than 30 per lower than the amounts they raised in recent years. Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand director Julianne Hickey said, in the past, the Lent Appeal raised $1million. Read more in NZCAtholic Related Read more

We must not look away but take special care to see and hear Comments 0

Thursday, June 18th, 2020
migrant workers

Thousands of migrant workers caught out in New Zealand by the spread of Covid-19 have found themselves in challenging circumstances. On Sunday, the Catholic bishops of New Zealand want Catholic communities to reflect on the plight of these migrant workers. 21 June, is the annual Day of Prayer for Refugees and Migrants and the theme Read more

Caritas announces competition winners Comments 0

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, the Catholic agency for justice and peace, is proud to announce the winners and finalists of the 2020 Kaitiaki2Share creative competition. Kaitiaki2Share encourages New Zealand students of all ages to consider how we can care for all creation, both people and the environment. Students were asked to send in a creative Read more

Catholic agencies: Budget gets a small tick Comments 0

Monday, May 18th, 2020
budget

Caritas the Catholic Justice and Peace Agency, welcomed the 2020 Budget, saying it provides a foundation of hope on which we can build a fairer society in which all can flourish. The Justice and Peace Commission of the Catholic Diocese of Auckland says that while the Government has made an encouraging effort to meet the Read more

Cyclone relief for Pasifika nations in the COVID-19 era Comments 0

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
cyclone relief

The relationship Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand (CANZ) has developed through long-term communication and close cooperation with the Diocese of Port Vila has enabled to provide quick and effective cyclone relief after Harold hit Vanuatu. The possibility of introducing COVID-19 in the Pacific has complicated efforts to provide efforts to get support on the ground in Read more

Lockdown prevents Kiwis from supporting Pacific cyclone victims Comments 0

Monday, April 20th, 2020
cyclone

Tropical Cyclone Harold has presented the challenge of how to respond to two over-lapping emergency responses; COVID-19 and Harold. The executive director of the Council of International Development, Josie Pagani, said that during the lockdown the charities aren’t able to fundraise and the public can’t donate. She said the international aid charities typically get about Read more

Caritas: Supporting Pacific nations prepare for COVID-19 Comments 0

Monday, April 6th, 2020

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand’s relationships with their partners on the ground allows the aid agency to help Pacific nations respond to their unique needs in the context of their communities. Read more Related Posts:Caritas launching 2019 Oceania environment reportCaritas makes submission on Zero-carbon BillGet artistic and creative to show support for…50 Years of Caritas celebrated Read more

Caritas participates in international conference on migration Comments 0

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

This week, Julianne Hickey, the Director of Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, is attending a conference in Bangkok to discuss issues surrounding child protection, human trafficking and labour migration in Asia and Oceania. The conference focused on “The Future of Work,” is hosted by the International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC), an organisation working in over 40 Read more

Measles epidemic in Samoa – Caritas provides helping hands Comments 0

Monday, December 2nd, 2019
measles

In Samoa, fifty-three people are now dead, after having contracted measles. More than 3000 people have now been infected with the disease and doctors say the death toll is likely to rise. George Fa’alogo, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand’s (CANZ) humanitarian coordinator, is in close contact with Caritas Samoa. He says, “We’re at a loss to Read more

Caritas launching 2019 Oceania environment report Comments 0

Monday, September 30th, 2019

This week, Caritas Director Julianne Hickey will launch their 2019 report:  State of the Environment for Oceania: Seeds of Hope. On Thursday, 3 October at 7 pm: there will be the launch of the report at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Papakura, followed by Liturgy for the eve of St Francis Day. The next day, Friday, Read more