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Submission – Review of Charities Act 2005 & Non-Government Organisations (NGOs)

Posted on 01 May 2019

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Introduction1. The Council for International Development (CID) would like to thank the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) for the opportunity to provide a written submission. This submission outlines the thoughts...
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New Zealand NGOs respond to humanitarian crisis in Mozambique

Posted on 03 April 2019

New Zealand’s aid agencies are urgently responding to the Mozambique crisis, following the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai.PDF

Cyclone Idai made landfall during the night of 14th March in  Mozambique, before...
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A challenging year ahead for New Zealand’s aid organisations

Posted on 24 January 2019

Intractable conflicts, natural disasters, refugees, climate change and growing inequality will continue to be the focus for New Zealand’s international Non-Government-Organisations (NGOs).

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Humanitarian crises are on the riseThe number of crises...
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Unplug, wait 5 minutes and start again! The Pacific Reset challenge

Posted on 29 October 2018

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If you’re a New Zealand government department or an NGO doing the same thing you were doing in the Pacific twenty years ago - and nothing’s changed - it’s probably...
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New Zealand NGOs support Indonesia – Cash is the best way to help

Posted on 02 October 2018

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New Zealand’s international charities are working directly with their partners based on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia, to get vital supplies to people in the aftermath of the devastating...
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NGOs call for more support for refugees on World Refugee Day

Posted on 19 June 2018

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19 June 2018 (World Refugee Day is Wednesday June 20)

There are more people displaced by conflict, hunger or persecution than ever before, and New Zealanders want to help.

“By the time...
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Increase in aid backs New Zealand to make a difference in the world

Posted on 09 May 2018

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An increase in aid is long overdue and strengthens our ability to help in humanitarian emergencies, and work with some of the most vulnerable communities in an increasingly insecure world,...
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New Zealand NGOs respond to challenges

Posted on 22 March 2018

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New Zealand’s international ‘mission-driven’ organisations are changing the way they work, devolving decision-making to in-country partners, and working with a wider range of organisations in both the private and public sectors.

“Collaborations...
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New Zealand NGOs come together to respond to humanitarian crisis in Bangladesh and Myanmar

Posted on 22 November 2017

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New Zealand’s aid agencies and the government are coming together to respond to the world’s fastest-developing refugee emergency on the Myanmar border of Bangladesh.

“We welcome the announcement from Foreign Minister...
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