The Future is Equal

Media releases

Children in a classroom, smiling at the camera with text 'media releases'

The latest news and media releases from Oxfam Aotearoa

civilians in Gaza queue for water and food

Famine risk increases as Israel makes Gaza aid response virtually impossible

Two-thirds of population now squeezed into less than a fifth of the Gaza Strip.Israel’s relentless air and land bombardment and …
people in Gaza filling up water bottles

Epidemic risk rising as Rafah invasion compounds lethal cocktail of over-crowding, sewage and hunger

Israeli military attacks since October caused at least $210m worth of damage to Gaza’s water and sanitation infrastructure.The destruction of …
staff members celebrate at the finish line

Oxfam Celebrates the Final Trailwalker event in New Zealand

Since 2006, over 21,000 New Zealanders have taken part in this incredible endurance team event while fundraising for Oxfam Aotearoa. The …
destroyed building in Ukraine

Oxfam reaction to attack on community center operated by Oxfam’s partner in Kharkiv

In reaction to Russia’s attack on a community centre operated by Oxfam’s partner “Peaceful Heaven of Kharkiv” yesterday, Nicola Bay, …

Global dividend payouts to shareholders rise 14 times faster than worker pay since 2020

Global dividend payouts to rich shareholders jumped by 45 percent in real terms between 2020 and 2023, while workers’ wages …
A family smiles

Oxfam reaction to the Global Report on Food Crises 2024

Today’s “Global Report on Food Crises” (GRFC), led by the Food Security Information Network (FSIN), says that 281.6 million people …
women in garden in Timor Leste

Oxfam Aotearoa Launches HAMRIIK Project to Strengthen Climate Change Resilience in Rural Timor-Leste

Oxfam launched the new HAMRIIK project in Oé-Cusse, Timor-Leste in April 2024. The project, named after the Tetum word meaning …
Area in Gaza with temporary shelters

People in northern Gaza forced to survive on 245 calories a day, less than a can of beans

People in northern Gaza have been forced to survive on an average of 245 calories a day – less than …