To deliver the Church's mission for justice, peace and integral human development in accordance with Catholic social teachings.
To raise and distribute funds for programmes of justice, peace and integral human development.
To be a voice for the Catholic Church on matters of justice, peace and development.
Note: The main sectors, activities and beneficiaries are bolded.
Makes grants to organisations (including schools or other charities)
Sponsors / undertakes research, Provides advice / information / advocacy, Provides religious services / activities
Education / training / research, Emergency / disaster relief, Religious activities, International activities, Fund-raising
Other (please state)
(impoverished communities), Children / young people, Other charities, Voluntary bodies other than charities, General public, Migrants / refugees, Religious groups
Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand ("Caritas") is an agency of the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference ("NZCBC"), established by the NZCBC as the national Catholic agency for justice, peace and development and accountable to the NZCBC for this work.
Catholic Bishops Conference Securities Limited ("CBCSL") has been incorporated to provide the Conference with an entity that has separate civil legal status.
As an agency of the NZCBC Caritas must abide by the Norms of the NZCBC.
Annual Returns are due within 6 months of a charity’s balance date (financial year-end), or a longer period if an extension has been granted.
Here is a list of all the details changed by the charity, for example adding or removing officers, amending rules, changing balance dates or updating address details.