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NZ aid charities channel funds direct to Tongan partners

Posted on 21 January 2022

Needs assessments are now coming in, following the Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai eruption in Tonga.

New Zealand aid charities are already responding and running appeals to support the work of their Tongan partners…
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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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New Zealand NGOs ready to assist with Tonga eruption response

Posted on 17 January 2022

Following the eruption of Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano on Saturday evening, New Zealand NGOs are still waiting for official damage reports. The re-establishment of communications with their partner organisations and colleagues…
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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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Sign for Freedom campaign wins award for collaboration

Posted on 16 December 2021

The Council for International Development (CID) has announced the winner of the CID Collaboration Award 2021.

The Collaboration Award recognises and celebrates the importance of effective relationships, partnership, and collaborative thinking…
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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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