The latest news from Fairtrade Australia New Zealand

  • Helen Clarke saluting Fairtrade on 10 years in New Zealand
    21 Mar 2016

    Fairtrade at 10

    Fairtrade is celebrating its tenth anniversary in New Zealand this year, by educating Kiwis on the impact of Fairtrade over the last decade, in the Pacific and around the world.

  • Pacific producers gather to talk with Fairtrade
    21 Mar 2016

    Farmer support: Pacific Producers launch Fairtrade Pacific Sub-Network

    As the number of Fairtrade producers organisations in the Pacific grows, so does their participation and influence in the global Fairtrade system. 

  • A woman carries a basket of goods
    21 Mar 2016

    Stepping into the limelight: Female cocoa farmers share their experiences

    Strengthening women's place in the communities where Fairtrade works begins with understanding the challenges they face.

    Female members of ECOOKIM, a Fairtrade certified cocoa cooperative in the Ivory Coast, are stepping up to share their stories on film. But in this project, they're not just subjects – they are producing and directing the short films.

  • Fairtrade celebrates the Sign with Mary Easter campaign
    21 Mar 2016

    Support Fairtrade Cocoa Farmers this Easter

    Support Fairtrade cocoa farmers like Mary Appiah this Easter, by buying Fairtrade Certified chocolate eggs, bunnies and bars.

  • Join us in fighting poverty through fair trade
    21 Mar 2016

    Ten years of making trade fair

    Christian World Service's Pauline McKay writes about how far Fairtrade has come in the last 10 years.

  • A smiling woman
    21 Mar 2016

    Gender Equality: Good for Business, Women and Development

    Encouraging women's involvement in primary production can have massive financial benefit, a new study by the Fairtrade Foundation has found.

  • A smiling Tongan farmer holds handfuls of vanilla beans
    21 Mar 2016

    Vanilla farmers first to bring Fairtrade Certification to Tonga

    Fairtrade ANZ is pleased to announce that the Vanilla Growers Association of Vava’u have achieved Fairtrade certification, making it the first farmer association in the small island state of Tonga to meet Fairtrade Standards for social and environmental performance, as well as business accountability and transparency.

  • A woman holds Fairtrade cotton
    21 Mar 2016

    Fashion Revolution Day calls Global brands to account

    Today for Fashion Revolution Day, tens of thousands of people across 68 countries will join in a mass global action to challenge fashion brands to do better for the farmers and factory workers who make their clothing.

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