Posts Tagged ‘Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’

Hong Kong national security trial names two former New Zealand MPs

Thursday, May 16th, 2024
Kiwi MPs

A national security trial in Hong Kong has dredged up two former New Zealand MPs names. They are former National MP Simon O’Connor and ex-Labour MP Louisa Wall. Jimmy Lai and Andy Li Catholic entrepreneur and democracy activist Jimmy Lai is on trial. He founded the popular pro-democracy Hong Kong newspaper Apple Daily. He was Read more

Catholic diocese meets select committee on UK Free Trade Agreement

Monday, August 29th, 2022
select committee

A parliamentary select committee heard the Catholic Diocese of Auckland’s views on the UK Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Legislation Bill last week. The diocese’s Peace and International Justice Committee (PIJC) told the Committee they opposed the FTA. “Our submission is based on the recognition of human dignity and the rights of all society members to Read more

Five year partnership between Caritas and MFAT

Monday, August 2nd, 2021
Caritas NZ

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is leading a new five year programme – He Oranga Taurikura – A Thriving Life. The programme works with local communities in the Pacific and South East Asia. It aims to continue to reduce the impact of poverty with a focus on girls and women, refugees and migrants, and indigenous peoples. Read more