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Press Release: New Zealanders urged to donate responsibly following Cyclone Yasa

Posted on 18 December 2020

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Tropical Cyclone Yasa has caused havoc overnight across Fiji, at the end of a year when the COVID pandemic has already devastated the tourism industry and disrupted…
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Press release: a plea to Kiwis, banks and businesses - send cash not stuff!

Posted on 09 December 2020

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The Council for International Development has launched a roadshow, plus a media campaign to encourage the New Zealand public to send cash,…
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2020 Aid Sector Survey Launched

Posted on 12 November 2020

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Access the Aid Sector Survey 2020 here

 

CID recently released its annual survey of the sector – ‘Bracing for COVID-19’. It covers CID members for their last…
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NZ, Pacific and Australia call for united action on COVID in our region

NZ, Pacific and Australia call for united action on COVID in our region

Posted on 28 October 2020

ACFID, CID, and PIANGO Joint Statement to mark the start of the Oceania Connect Regional Conference 2020Access a PDF copy of the Joint Statement here

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Today, we…
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Health of the Sector report released

Posted on 08 September 2020

Aid sector at risk post COVIDAccess the press release as a PDF here

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Register for the launch panel event 24 September here

The impacts of COVID on aid…
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Global Giving Day - Kiwis Support the World's Most Vulnerable

Posted on 19 August 2020

Today is World Humanitarian Day. New Zealand’s aid charities have come together to ask our ‘team of five million’ to consider those who are not only fighting COVID, but also…
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Increase in aid budget welcomed, as Pacific faces crisis

Posted on 14 May 2020

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14 May 2020

Aid charities welcomed the government’s decision to increase the aid budget today with an
additional $55.6 million.

“Government budgets across the world are under huge stress, and it reflects the…
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Covid-19 CID update April 30

Posted on 30 April 2020

News and ResourcesCID and 13 other NZ aid agencies signed an open letter to call NZ Government for global action on the pandemic. Read the press release and open letter…
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No one safe until we are all safe: NZ aid agencies call for global action on pandemic

Posted on 29 April 2020

Fourteen leading New Zealand aid agencies have today called on the New Zealand government to step in with immediate humanitarian assistance to save millions of lives in the world’s worst…
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Covid-19 CID update April 16

Posted on 16 April 2020

News and ResourcesYesterday, CID hosted a webinar with finance guru and Chair of Fred Hollows Foundation, Craig Fisher, on the financial implications of COVID-19 for New Zealand charities. You can…
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