Tag: social justice week 2013

St Peter’s student addresses work meeting in te reo

Schools October 2013 St Peter’s College student Te Rangioinga Karatea-Goddard spoke in Māori from the floor of the Social Justice Week seminar in Palmerston North: From a Māori point of view, I came to learn that for my work to be meaningful it would consist of three main aspects: To consistently learn something new; For

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The social justice of work for youth

Palmerston North October 2013 A Social Justice Week seminar in Palmerston North on 14 September was an attempt to get politicians and others to walk alongside young people in looking at the issue of meaningful work for the young worker. A Tongan student who came to New Zealand when she was five, said her parents

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Archbishop meets young people over work

Feature October 2013 Cathy Bi, Caritas From balancing the costs of study and living to finding a job that is fulfilling, young people from around the archdiocese came together in Archbishop John Dew’s lounge during Social Justice Week, to share their stories and thoughts on work. Resident students from Kohanga – Wellington’s Catholic Tertiary Chaplaincy

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Areas of deprivation shock

Archdiocesan News Isabelle Carbonatto October 2013 This country’s high rates of such preventable diseases as rheumatic fever, bronchiolitis and skin infections were highlighted in a Social Justice Week seminar in Sacred Heart Cathedral parish on 10 September. Paediatrician Dr Brendon Bowkett’s Powerpoint presentation showed how such diseases are a significant health burden for New Zealand

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Caritas: Social Justice Week 2013

Social Justice Week, 8-14 September, 2013 September 2013 Unemployment – the local face of a global concern Unemployment affects everyone, particularly young people whose ability to find work has been hindered by the loss of jobs after the 2009 economic recession. Four years on, youth unemployment remains high throughout the world. In New Zealand, 75,000

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Walking alongside young job seekers

Archdiocesan News Martin de Jong – Caritas September 2013 Young people entering the workforce are at risk of being seen as ‘disposable’ in a disposable society, Caritas Social Justice Week Coordinator Cathy Bi told a Wellington seminar looking at young people and work last month. ‘Young people as much as anyone else need meaningful work

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