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Samoa Measles Epidemic – Cash the best way to support

Monday, 2 December 2019, 4:01 pm | Council for International Development

“It has been heartening to see again, the generosity of the New Zealand public during a crisis, but it is key that support matches the immediate needs in Samoa”, says CID’s Humanitarian Coordinator, Aaron Davy. More >>

New stories, new partners, new ways of working needed

Friday, 18 October 2019, 8:36 am | Council for International Development

If we want to grow support for New Zealand’s aid, we need to get better at partnering with the ‘unlike-minded’ as well as the ‘like-minded’, and much better at telling people what we do with the money they give, says Josie Pagani, Executive ... More >>

Signs of a new way of working, as public donations static

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 7:13 pm | Council for International Development

New Zealand’s ‘mission-driven’ charities working in international aid are showing early signs of changing the way they work, in particular prioritising building the capacity and resilience of local communities to do their own development. More >>

NGOs respond to humanitarian crisis in Mozambique

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 9:35 am | Council for International Development

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

A challenging year ahead for New Zealand’s aid organisations

Friday, 25 January 2019, 9:13 am | Council for International Development

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). Humanitarian crises are on the rise · The number ... More >>

Are we getting hysterical about geo-politics in the Pacific?

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 7:16 pm | Council for International Development

Are we getting hysterical about geo-politics in the Pacific? 27 November 2018 Should we be worried about geo-politics in our region, or are we all getting unnecessarily hysterical? The Lowy Institute in Australia and New Zealand’s Council for International ... More >>

The Pacific Reset challenge

Monday, 29 October 2018, 3:19 pm | Council for International Development

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 time to stop and do something else. More >>

Beyond aid – Changing our relationship with the Pacific

Friday, 19 October 2018, 12:23 pm | Council for International Development

Government, community and business leaders from New Zealand and across the Pacific will gather in Wellington to help ‘reset’ the relationship between New Zealand and the Pacific. More >>

NGOs support Indonesia – Cash is the best way to help

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 10:57 am | Council for International Development

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 earthquake and tsunami. More >>

Record numbers of civilians and aid workers killed in 2018

Friday, 17 August 2018, 4:54 pm | Council for International Development

A high number of civilians continue to be killed or injured by conflict, including civilian humanitarian personnel from International NGOs such as those based in New Zealand. More >>

Will today’s NGOs become tomorrow’s social enterprises?

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 4:22 pm | Council for International Development

9 August 2018 ‘Social enterprise’ is the buzz word right now, and new ones are popping up everywhere. Some are getting amazing results, from Eat My Lunch delivering lunches to kids in schools, to Indigo & Iris working with Fred Hollows, Trade ... More >>

NGOs call for more support for countries hosting refugees

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 3:20 pm | Council for International Development

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

NGOs call for more support for countries hosting refugees

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 4:51 pm | Council for International Development

NGOs call for more support for countries hosting the most refugees - World Refugee Day 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. ... More >>

Increase in aid backs NZ to make a difference in the world

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 11:24 am | Council for International Development

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, says Director of the Council for International Development (CID), ... More >>

New Zealand NGOs respond to challenges

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 1:24 pm | Council for International Development

New Zealand NGOs respond to challenges 22 March 2018 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 ... More >>

Government ‘re-set’ for the Pacific welcomed

Friday, 2 March 2018, 8:06 pm | Council for International Development

The Government’s commitment to increase the aid budget and improve economic and social performance in the Pacific is welcomed by the Council for International Development, the umbrella organisation of New Zealand’s international Non-Government-Organisations ... More >>

New Zealand aid charities have zero tolerance for abuse

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 4:53 pm | Council for International Development

New Zealand aid charities have zero tolerance for abuse 20 February 2018 It is deeply shocking to read of cases overseas where some aid workers have taken advantage of the people their organisations exist to help. More >>

The best thing you can do to help Tonga - send cash

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 10:54 am | Council for International Development

New Zealanders wanting to support the people of Tonga who are waking up to the damage from Cyclone Gita this morning can get in touch with any of the New Zealand international charities listed below, says CID’s Humanitarian Coordinator, Nik Rilkoff. More >>

Cyclone Gita hits Pacific – Cash is the best way to help

Saturday, 10 February 2018, 11:37 pm | Council for International Development

New Zealand’s international charities are working alongside local non-government organisations in countries potentially affected by Cyclone Gita – a category 2 cyclone that is intensifying as it moves towards Niue tonight. More >>

Back New Zealanders to do good in the world

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 1:24 pm | Council for International Development

The international charity sector is calling on the new government to back New Zealand’s humanitarian and development work in the Pacific and across the world, and urgently increase funding for aid and development in today’s mini-budget. More >>

 

 

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