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120,000 Messages calling for an end to poverty

Tuesday, 15 May 2007, 11:23 am | Make Poverty History

Two years of campaigning paid off today when Foreign Minister Winston Peters accepted a representative petition from members of the Make Poverty History (MPH) coalition. Representatives of the campaign, part of the largest global movement against poverty ... More >>

Beautiful Days for Make Poverty History

Wednesday, 29 November 2006, 9:53 am | Make Poverty History

With a little help from their most well-known campaigner, Make Poverty History Aotearoa collected over 11,000 signatures and a further 20,000 text petitions at this weekend's U2 concerts. More >>

Make Poverty History: ProBono

Tuesday, 26 September 2006, 8:43 pm | Make Poverty History

“What will our generation be remembered for? The internet, yes, the war against terror, yes . . . wouldn’t it be great if we were also remembered for being the ones who set about Making Poverty History!” Bono (British Labour Party Conference, ... More >>

Annie's Sweet Dreams Of New Purpose In Life

Tuesday, 26 September 2006, 8:42 pm | Make Poverty History

HER voice captivated millions of people around the world when she sang at the historic Live8 concerts in Edinburgh and London. More >>

Mandela, Miracles & How To Make Poverty History

Tuesday, 26 September 2006, 8:41 pm | Make Poverty History

A FEW years ago I was invited to take part in the launch of the first 46664 concert in Capetown. Nelson Mandela had volunteered his old prison number to be used as a logo to represent his new charitable organisation, working to bring attention and ... More >>

New Zealand Poverty in Focus

Tuesday, 26 September 2006, 8:40 pm | Make Poverty History

The gap between rich and poor in New Zealand is growing - and the people that suffer the greatest poverty in New Zealand are our children. The proportion of all children in severe and significant hardship in NZ has increased from 18% to 26% since 2000. More >>

MPH: Month Of Mobilisation

Tuesday, 26 September 2006, 8:39 pm | Make Poverty History

"If everyone who wants to see an end to poverty, hunger and suffering speaks out, then the noise will be deafening. Politicians will have to listen." Desmond Tutu More >>

Makepovertyhistory Goals

Tuesday, 26 September 2006, 8:37 pm | Make Poverty History

Overview of New Zealand Campaign Made up of 60 member organisations Started later than other international campaigns (coalition formed in May, launched 1 July 2005) therefore momentum and public awareness is still building – we are continuing the ... More >>

MPH The Debt Issue: A Summary

Tuesday, 26 September 2006, 8:36 pm | Make Poverty History

From its origins in the 1970’s, the burden of debt of the world’s poorest countries has become one of the single largest causes of poverty and exclusion in the world, it has drawn to action a vast array of individuals, movements, organisations, and ... More >>

NZ agencies band together for MakePovertyHistory

Monday, 20 June 2005, 11:39 am | Make Poverty History

"We are the first generation that can say: we have the cash, we have the drugs, we have the science - but do we have the will? Do we have the will to make poverty history? Some say we can't afford to. I say we can't afford not to." Bono, from ... More >>

Make Poverty History: G7 Ministers Could Do Better

Thursday, 10 February 2005, 11:44 am | Make Poverty History

Although finance ministers from the world ’s seven richest nations made no definite commitments to provide the cash or trade justice needed to eradicate poverty, the G7 did, for the first time agree that aid will need to be massively increased, and ... More >>




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