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Trade Aid Welcomes Next Step In Overdue Modern Slavery Legislation

Monday, 31 July 2023, 2:45 pm | Trade Aid

Trade Aid welcomes the Governments’ announcement that reform to modern slavery legislation will be imminent, and hopes that firm action on this commitment to introduce a bill to Parliament will be prioritised to the short-term. Trade Aid CEO Geoff White ... More >>

Trade Aid Is Saying No To Black Friday

Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 11:18 am | Trade Aid

Buying cheap allows big retail to squeeze the little guys and our local industries, who can’t compete with such big loss-leading sales. Fast consumerism leads to frivolous spending, and that leads to more wastage that has a huge environmental impact as ... More >>

Trade Aid Wellington celebrates World Fair Trade Day - 13th May 2017

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 5:24 pm | Trade Aid

New Zealanders have helped 511,520 talented people around the world improve their lives through fair trade over the last year, and Trade Aid is having a nationwide celebration to say Thank you. More >>

World Fair Trade Day celebrates power of the people

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 10:56 am | Trade Aid

This Saturday 14 May is World Fair Trade Day, an international event to celebrate fair trade. Trade Aid is encouraging consumers to be an ‘Agent for Change’ and learn more about global supply chains, and the impact of products we buy every day. More >>

Book celebrates forty years of Trade Aid Wellington

Friday, 7 August 2015, 9:59 am | Trade Aid

From the obscure location in a resistance bookshop, to campaigning against child slavery in the 90s and leading the way to a Fair Trade city in the 2000s, the Trade Aid Wellington shop turned forty last year. More >>

Creating Global Connections Locally

Wednesday, 11 April 2012, 1:50 pm | Trade Aid

Creating Global Connections Locally Connecting global producers and kiwi consumers in-store, just got easier at Trade Aid shops around the country. Throughout April, all Trade Aid shops will be installing touch screen computers that with a simple ... More >>

Annual Recycled Art Event Celebrates Justice

Thursday, 27 May 2010, 12:15 pm | Trade Aid

The annual Junk to Green Funk, recycled art exhibition - organised by Trade aid, called on Cantabrians to create a piece of art along the theme of 'Just Women'. The Prizegiving took place at Nothlands Mall lastnight. Event organiser, Rebekah Wyatt ... More >>

Will MPs put fair trade on the political agenda?

Wednesday, 5 May 2010, 10:35 am | Trade Aid

The nation’s MPs flocked to the Beehive today to share a cuppa and be inspired by a pioneer in the fair trade movement. Organised by Trade Aid, the fair trade afternoon tea was hosted by Tauranga National Party MP, Simon Bridges (aka. young gun politician ... More >>

Fair trade pioneer comes to town

Friday, 30 April 2010, 9:04 am | Trade Aid

People living in Wellington have the chance to be inspired by a leader in the fair trade movement on Wednesday 5 May at 6pm with Trade Aid Wellington hosting a visit from the founder of its Nepalese trading partner. More >>

Kiwis urged to act after fair trade report

Tuesday, 27 April 2010, 1:25 pm | Trade Aid

Women make up the large majority of people in absolute poverty and the global financial crisis has made their situation critical, warns Trade Aid as part of its ‘Just Women’ campaign marking this year’s Fair Trade Fortnight (1–16 May). More >>

International Women’s Day at Trade Aid

Friday, 5 March 2010, 9:28 am | Trade Aid

The global financial crisis has effectively wiped out economic gains made by women on a global level. This is the finding of the first global bottom-up report ‘Social Watch Report 2009’ on the social impact of the financial crisis. With International ... More >>

Put ‘spending power’ to good use this Christmas

Wednesday, 18 November 2009, 12:06 pm | Trade Aid

A fair trade campaign is being launched to urge Kiwis to spend their money wisely this Christmas and help disadvantaged food and craft producers who are feeling the effects of the recession world over. Trade Aid – New Zealand’s only fair trade ... More >>

Child slavery in NZ chocolate

Friday, 21 August 2009, 9:59 am | Trade Aid

Is chocolate leaving a bad taste in our mouths? New Zealand chocolate industry challenged to say it’s slave free The not-for-profit organisation Trade Aid is urging New Zealand consumers to challenge chocolate manufacturers over the use of cocoa made ... More >>

Industry challenged to say it’s slave free

Friday, 21 August 2009, 9:24 am | Trade Aid

The not-for-profit organisation Trade Aid is urging New Zealand consumers to challenge chocolate manufacturers over the use of cocoa made with child slave labour. More >>

Getting arty with ecology and the community

Wednesday, 1 July 2009, 2:18 pm | Trade Aid

Selected artists are about to share with Wellington their take on ecology and the community through various media at Trade Aid Wellington from 10 July. The artwork shows affects on the environment or inspires to engage our environment and local ... More >>

A cross-party fair trade coffee break

Tuesday, 12 May 2009, 11:27 am | Trade Aid

Trade Aid is delighted that MPs from both major political parties will be enjoying an afternoon cup of fair trade coffee together in Parliament on Wednesday afternoon. More >>

Christmas wish of freedom

Tuesday, 9 December 2008, 11:23 am | Trade Aid

A Christmas wish of freedom has come true for five young children recently released from detention centres in the Philippines. More >>

Textile exhiubition - Intertwined: a woven history

Monday, 8 September 2008, 12:06 am | Trade Aid

Exquisite textiles from some of the world’s most isolated communities are to be shown in New Zealand in a rare exhibition of handmade and decorated fabric items from India, Vietnam, Indonesia and Peru. More >>

Junk to Green Funk Winners

Thursday, 26 June 2008, 1:40 pm | Trade Aid

What does a green dinosaur made from coat hangers, toilet paper rolls, recycled wire, cardboard and newspaper have in common with the environment? It is one of the twelve national winners in Trade Aid’s Junk to Green funk art competition where junk has ... More >>

Lake House Carpet Exhibition – Tales From Tibet

Friday, 20 June 2008, 1:21 pm | Trade Aid

Illustrated with exquisite hand-knotted threads, the Tales from Tibet Exhibition and Sale features the traditional symbols and mythology of Tibetan refugee weavers and opens on Tuesday the 24th of June. More >>





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