Posts Tagged ‘Otara’

David Tua plays Santa for Ōtara schoolchildren’s Christmas

Monday, December 11th, 2017
David Tua plays Santa to Ōtara children

David Tua has decked himself out as Santa to help children in Ōtara experience Christmas. He was supporting a team of businesses and volunteers. They wanted children of low-income families to know the excitement of receiving presents at Christmas. Tua’s appearance happened at Ōtara’s St John the Evangelist Catholic School. He was taking part in Read more

Catholics and Salvation Army agree: NZ Pacificans ‘hardest hit’ by recession

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

More government action is needed to address high unemployment and a widening income gap for Pacific people according to a Salvation Army report, “More Than Churches, Rugby and Festivals”. The report claims Pacific people now have the highest unemployment, the lowest incomes and a widening income gap that could mean they’re left behind when the economy Read more