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Kiwi Artists join Pearl Jam to launch Global Citizen Tickets

Monday, 13 January 2014, 10:31 am | Global Poverty Project

Global Poverty Project offers tickets to see Pearl Jam at ‘The Big Day Out’ in Auckland More >>

Fresh and local to get through poverty challenge

Tuesday, 24 September 2013, 4:18 pm | Global Poverty Project

As hundreds of Kiwis embrace a spartan diet of lentils and rice for the Live Below the Line challenge this week, Ella Rose will be enjoying a wide variety of nutrient rich, locally sourced meals for her 5 days of living on just $2.25 a day. The artist, ... More >>

Haapu adds to the canon of Global Citizen protest songs

Friday, 2 August 2013, 12:43 pm | Global Poverty Project

Auckland-based musician Seth Haapu today released a new song entitled "One Billion Reasons" as part of the Global Citizen Album. The original song is a personal reflection on extreme poverty and the urgency to make a difference. More >>

'Global Citizen' honours Mandela, NZ movement gathers steam

Wednesday, 17 July 2013, 2:31 pm | Global Poverty Project

The Global Poverty Project (GPP) calls on all New Zealanders to celebrate International Nelson Mandela Day on Thursday. GPP cites Mandela as an example of someone who transcends national loyalties. More >>

Polio Eradication Push: Remember The 'Heroic Vaccinators'

Friday, 25 January 2013, 11:15 am | Global Poverty Project

For Immediate Release 25/01/2013 Polio Eradication Push Calls For Kiwis To Remember The ‘Heroic Vaccinators’ The Global Poverty Project turned up the intensity in it’s efforts to mobilize public and political support for The End of Polio campaign ... More >>

NZ Charity Part of Final Push for Polio Eradication

Monday, 3 December 2012, 5:32 pm | Global Poverty Project

The Global Poverty Project (GPP) is launching a new phase of it’s ‘The End of Polio’ campaign in Auckland today. The charity is spearheading a national effort to highlight the challenges and achievements of polio eradication globally over the ... More >>

Engagement and funds flow from Poverty Challenge

Friday, 5 October 2012, 8:55 am | Global Poverty Project

Live Below the Line created a focal point for a nationwide discussion about extreme poverty. The 5 day challenge provided a structure for hundreds of kiwis to live below the extreme poverty line, spending just $2.25 a day for food and drink. The participants ... More >>

NZ Continues To Neglect Pacific Neighbours

Saturday, 26 May 2012, 5:43 pm | Global Poverty Project

New Zealand is continuing to neglect our Pacific neighbours at the time they need it most, says the Global Poverty Project, an international development NGO. More >>

Kiwis live on $2.25 a day to fight poverty

Monday, 18 July 2011, 1:23 pm | Global Poverty Project

For five days this August, thousands of Kiwis will be living below the international poverty line of $2.25 a day to cover their food budget. This difficult challenge is part of a new fundraising campaign called Live Below The Line, aimed at combating ... More >>

Global Poverty Project

Thursday, 12 May 2011, 9:16 am | Global Poverty Project

NZ Director Will Watterson has just finished 6 weeks touring around the South Island, having delivered the 1.4 Billion Reasons presentation 33 times to over 2450 people. He’s now gearing up for a 9-week leg around the North Island, bringing even more ... More >>

1.4 Billion Reasons ....

Monday, 24 August 2009, 10:32 am | Global Poverty Project

New Zealanders will be shown practical ways they can help alleviate extreme poverty around the world when the New Zealand chapter of the Global Poverty Project launches next week. More >>




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