Oxjam is New Zealand's biggest month of music with a message: that together we can help bring an end to extreme poverty by making trade fair!
New Zealand band Evermore left the limelight of the stage today and took to the streets in Auckland with open guitar cases to busk in front of hundreds of fans for Oxjam - Oxfam New Zealand’s month of music to Make Trade Fair.
This October New Zealand’s best known musicians have joined together to urge music fans to get involved with Oxfam’s month-long, New Zealand-wide party against poverty.
The challenge to end world poverty takes on a new rock’n’roll twist this Friday. Auckland’s St Matthew’s in the City is hosting New Zealand’s first U2Charist – a service featuring the guitar driven political melodies of U2, heightening awareness of the international campaign Make Poverty History and raising funds for Oxfam and the Auckland City Mission.
Shocking world poverty statistics became a reality for 400 students and teachers at Kowhai Intermediate today at New Zealand’s inaugural Oxfam School Hunger Banquet.
Oxfam New Zealand is proud to announce the launch of the first, the biggest, the longest, the most ambitious nationwide party against poverty New Zealand has ever seen - Oxjam.