New Zealand News http://www.thp.org/where_we_work/New%20Zealand/news en New Zealand: Live Below the Line with The Hunger Project http://www.thp.org/news/latest_news/new-zealand-live-below-the-line <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>From April 28-May 2, join us in spending $1.50 a day on food and beverage for five days to change the way people think about extreme poverty – all while supporting The Hunger Project’s work in villages worldwide.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-2876" style="width: 70px;"><a href="/news/latest_news/new-zealand-live-below-the-line"><img src="http://www.thp.org/files/images/logo_vertical_lbl_2014.thumbnail.png" alt="logo_vertical_lbl_2014.png" title="logo_vertical_lbl_2014.png" class="image image-thumbnail " width="70" height="70" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-content"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>From April 28-May 2, join us in spending $1.50 a day on food and beverage for five days to change the way people think about extreme poverty – all while supporting The Hunger Project’s work in villages worldwide.</strong></p><p>Thousands of people around the world are taking the <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tf7RgJ-cAsY">Live Below the Line</a> challenge to raise funds and awareness for the 1.2 billion people in our world who live in extreme poverty. The Hunger Project is partnering with this campaign in the U.S. and the U.K.</p><p>You can be a&nbsp;supporter of our colleagues in the U.S and U.K by <a href="http://www.thp.org/where_we_work/partner_countries/new_zealand/apa_form">investing in&nbsp;The Hunger Project</a> during this time.</p><p>The Hunger Project’s Live Below the Line campaign can be followed on Twitter <a href="https://twitter.com/HungerProject" target="_blank">@HungerProject</a> with the hashtag <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23belowtheline&amp;src=typd" target="_blank">#BelowtheLine</a>&nbsp;or in the UK <a href="https://twitter.com/HungerProjectUK" target="_blank">@HungerProjectUK</a></p><p><strong><a href="/live-below-the-line">Find out more about the campaign.</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> New Zealand Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:44:10 +0000 jkr 2920 at http://www.thp.org We Want to Hear from You! http://www.thp.org/node/2918 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>At the beginning of 2013, The Hunger Project-New Zealand embarked on a strategic journey to expand our community of investors, inform more Kiwis of our work to empower people to end chronic hunger, and inspire our young people to join us as they find their voice and their dignity in this world. As part of this journey, we would like to invite you to have your say on how we could together reach this goal. <a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VLQMTKG">Please complete this survey</a> as part of a wider evaluation to inform our strategic direction.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-2917" style="width: 70px;"><a href="/node/2918"><img src="http://www.thp.org/files/images/thp-_hands-nz.thumbnail.jpg" alt="thp-_hands-nz.jpg" title="thp-_hands-nz.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="70" height="70" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-content"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>At the beginning of 2013, The Hunger Project-New Zealand embarked on a strategic journey to expand our community of investors, inform more Kiwis of our work to empower people to end chronic hunger, and inspire our young people to join us as they find their voice and their dignity in this world.</p><p>As part of this journey, we would like to invite you to have your say on how we could together reach this goal. Please complete this survey as part of a wider evaluation to inform our strategic direction.</p><h2><a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VLQMTKG"><strong>Take the survey now!</strong></a></h2><p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> New Zealand Tue, 15 Oct 2013 04:00:00 +0000 jkr 2918 at http://www.thp.org Young New Zealand Activist Goes Global http://www.thp.org/learn_more/news/latest_news/young_new_zealand_activists_goes_global <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Tanisha Singh, a second-generation activist and investor is representing The Hunger Project-New Zealand as part of a Hunger Project delegation joining 180 young people from organisations around the world attending the 13th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-2766" style="width: 70px;"><a href="/learn_more/news/latest_news/young_new_zealand_activists_goes_global"><img src="http://www.thp.org/files/images/Tanisha Singh - CV (2)Sept13.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Tanisha Singh - The Hunger Project-New Zealand" title="Tanisha Singh - The Hunger Project-New Zealand" class="image image-thumbnail " width="70" height="70" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-content"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Tanisha Singh, a second-generation activist and investor is representing <a href="/where_we_work/partner_countries/new_zealand">The Hunger Project-New Zealand</a> as part of a Hunger Project delegation joining 180 young people from organisations around the world attending the <a href="http://www.nobelforpeace-summits.org/" target="_blank"><strong>13th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates.</strong></a> A senior consultant with Deloitte, and a graduate in development economics from the London Schools of Economics, Tanisha offers thoughtful leadership on the issues of peace, human rights and poverty from a young professional Kiwi's perspective.</p><p>Tanisha heads for Warsaw, Poland in mid-October. "I am very excited to be representing The Hunger Project-New Zealand in Warsaw," says Tanisha. "There are many emerging young, professional Kiwis who like myself are keen on making a sustainable change in the lives of others around the globe. I look forward to sharing my experiences of the summit with The Hunger Project community in New Zealand on my return."</p><p>&nbsp;</p><h2>Learn More</h2><ul><li><a href="http://www.3news.co.nz/Young-NZer-to-meet-Nobel-Peace-Prize-winners/tabid/423/articleID/316653/Default.aspx" target="_blank"><strong>Watch a clip of Tanisha on Firstline TV3 National News</strong></a></li><li><a href="http://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/east-bays-courier/9293922/Taking-action-to-end-world-hunge" target="_blank"><strong>Read a feature on Tanisha in East &amp; Bays Courier</strong></a></li><li><a href="/blog/review_world_summit_nobel_peace_2012"><strong>Meet last year's Nobel Summit delegates!</strong></a></li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> New Zealand Mon, 14 Oct 2013 22:07:40 +0000 Sara Wilson 2767 at http://www.thp.org