Oxfam New Zealand believes one of the best ways to make poverty history is to campaign and advocate against the root causes of poverty.

Oxfam New Zealand believes one of the best ways to make poverty history is to campaign and advocate against the root causes of poverty.


Photo: Tom Greenwood

Oxfam's campaign for a future where everyone on the planet has enough to eat, always.

Latest news

Open letter from chefs, activists, musicians

April 1, 2014

Climate change is already making it harder for millions to feed their families. We will not stand by and watch this happen.

World “woefully unprepared” for climate impacts on food, warns Oxfam

March 25, 2014

Climate change could put back the fight against hunger by decades but our global food system is woefully unprepared to cope with the challenge, said Oxfam today

Northern Mali on the brink of a new food crisis

February 4, 2014

Bamako, Mali: Ahead of the Sahel Appeal to be launched by the United Nations on the 3rd February 2014 in Rome, 11 humanitarian agencies warn that northern Mali is set to face another serious food crisis unless funds are rapidly mobilised.

Latest blogs

Could you make it as a farmer?

October 14, 2014

Families are leading the way to feed people and fight climate change

General Mills sees the big picture on climate change

July 30, 2014

Food company will implement industry-leading measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions from its supply chains.

Why the system for managing the world’s food and climate needs to be more like my car

March 28, 2014

When I get into my car, I step into a system designed to get me safely from A to B. It has seat belts, airbags, and an increasing number of electronic warning devices. The traffic system has rules – speed limits, highway codes, traffic lights, enforced by cameras and cops. In countries that have introduced such systems, the result is falling casualty rates, despite rising traffic volumes.

Latest stories

July 10, 2013

To celebrate the launch of the GROW campaign in Papua New Guinea, Oxfam released two new short films that show how local activities in the Highlands are changing lives for the better.

November 15, 2012

Solid financial reporting and processes are critical to a programme’s success.

September 4, 2012

Two groups of women in Tongatapu have taken their first steps into the world of market gardening, earning their own money for the first time in their lives.

Wealth: Having it all and wanting more

Global wealth is increasingly being concentrated in the hands of a small wealthy elite. These wealthy individuals have generated and sustained their vast riches through their interests and activities in a few important economic sectors, including finance and pharmaceuticals/healthcare. Companies from these sectors spend millions of dollars every year on lobbying to create a policy environment that protects and enhances their interests further. The most prolific lobbying activities in the US are on budget and tax issues; public resources that should be directed to benefit the whole population, rather than reflect the interests of powerful lobbyists.

Stop the TPPA

Event dates: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014

Join the protest rallies all over New Zealand on Saturday November 8, calling for an end to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA).

Fight climate change and hunger

Sign the petition to Prime Minister John Key

Tell Prime Minister John Key that we urgently need a low emissions plan, backed by specific policies to make deep cuts in New Zealand's greenhouse gas emissions, shift to a fair green future and help stop climate chaos for the poorest and most vulnerable people in the world.

A table for nine billion

Event dates: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 5:30am

Soon there'll be nine billion of us on the planet. But almost a billion go to bed hungry.