Marae ‘in for the long haul’ with homeless

Last week, Te Puea Marae offered shelter to the homeless and now they have launched a support programme, Manaaki Tangata, for those looking for help.

Marae board chair Hurimoana Dennis said they had approached the Ministry of Social development for financial aid but had yet to hear back.

“It isn’t cheap but at the same time we are in it for the long haul so we are looking for the resources to keep us going.” Continue reading

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