Posts Tagged ‘social problems’

Strong support in Auckland for curbing gambling Comments 0

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Nine out of every 10 people in Auckland want cuts to the number of poker machines in the poorest and most vulnerable parts of the city. A Curia poll found support from 87 per cent of respondents as lawmakers prepare to set new rules governing the availability of poker machines. Across the Auckland region there Read more

Churches need to address social problems in Samoa Comments 0

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Churches in Samoa need to adapt so that they can tackle social problems in Samoa. The Chairman of the National Council of Churches (NCC), Reverend Kasiano Le’aupepe, says the churches must play a more active role in addressing social problems in Samoa. He says one of the biggest social problems in Samoa is the love Read more