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Impact of war in Ukraine on the most vulnerable

Posted on 16 February 2022

The ties between the conflict in Ukraine and the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region are complex. Regional states have a direct interest in preventing escalation and in minimising…
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How to change people's minds on vaccines - latest research

Posted on 16 February 2022

Dr Jess Berentson-Shaw, author of A Matter of Fact. Talking Truth in a Post-Truth World and Co-Director of The Workshop outlines how to be effective when countering misinformation.
 
Telling people they’re stupid and shouting…
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10% double wealth while Covid makes poorer worse off – new Oxfam report

Posted on 10 February 2022

This year’s Oxfam report, Inequality Kills, opens with the rise in wealth of the richest people over the pandemic, contrasting it with the fall in income for most of the world.
 
Then…
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How can I donate to Tonga?

Posted on 19 January 2022

The most urgent need in times of crisis is money, not stuff. No other type of donation can match its impact.

See below for information on how your donation to Tonga…
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A call on banks and business to drop fees in support of Tonga response

Posted on 18 January 2022

The umbrella organisation for New Zealand’s aid agencies, Council for International Development is calling on banks and money transfer businesses to drop (or reduce) any bank fees as Tongan New…
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Ban on foreign-funding in India

Posted on 18 January 2022

The Indian Government has a list of thousands of NGOs, according to media reports, whose license has not been renewed. Without the license, these organisations can only use donations and contributions…
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Public consultation on proposed modern slavery legislation

Posted on 12 January 2022

In 2021, Trade Aid and World Vision New Zealand launched a campaign calling for modern slavery legislation. Over 37,000 New Zealanders signed a public petition showing their support for the…
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Ongoing violence in Myanmar

Posted on 11 January 2022

On 24 December, two members of Save the Children staff were among at least 35 people, including women and children, who were killed in an attack by the Myanmar…
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Pacific response to Solomon Islands violence

Posted on 07 December 2021

Fiji is the latest regional country to announce it is sending security forces to Solomon Islands where major unrest rocked the capital. It will send 50 soldiers.
 
Days of rioting in…
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NZ govt announce $100m support package to Cook Islands and Fiji

Posted on 30 November 2021

The New Zealand government has announced a further $100 million package to support the Cook Islands and Fiji’s Covid response and recovery.

Foreign Affairs Minister, Nanaia Mahuta, said New Zealand remained committed…
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