Posts Tagged ‘Orange Sky Charitable Trust’

Soaring inflation means many of us can’t make ends meet

Thursday, July 28th, 2022
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A new study says one in four New Zealanders struggles at least once a month to make ends meet. Inflation has hit 7.3 percent in the June quarter, the highest increase since 1990. What people need and who’s seeking help is changing. There’s an increase in demand for food parcel services. There’s been an “influx” Read more

Warm shower, clothes washed and a chat; restoring dignity in hard times

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

A new Orange Sky hybrid laundry and shower van began operating on Auckland’s streets on Wednesday. It is a second service for the city which accounts for nearly half the country’s homeless population. Orange Sky’s NZ Operations Manager Eddie Uini says many New Zealanders are continuing to face hard times in order to endure the Read more