Neighbours angry at church plans to house ex-prisoners in suburban Otaki

A plan to rehabilitate ex-prisoners in a church house in Otaki has angered neighbours, some of whom have gone as far as threatening to torch buildings.

Te Whare O Te Redeemed Fellowship has gained the lease for a building in suburban Waerenga Rd, near a kindergarten and a retirement village, and is planning to make it a house where ex-prisoners can learn life skills and reintegrate. Continue reading

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