Posts Tagged ‘Street people’

Auckland City Mission relocated to allow redevelopment Comments 0

Monday, September 24th, 2018
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The Auckland City Mission has begun relocating its entire operation. It is shifting to a temporary site so the existing building in Hobson St can be upgraded. Its accommodation, food bank, medical centre and other services will be located a few blocks away at 23 Union Street until a $90 million redevelopment is completed. The Read more

Giving money to beggars makes the problem worse Comments 0

Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Stephanie McIntyre has a radical solution for solving the growing number of people begging on the street: Don’t give them a cent. McIntyre is the director of Downtown Community Ministry (DCM) in Wellington. DCM’s main focus is on ending homelessness and supporting people to get access to income, but she says putting money in the hat Read more

Wedding couple’s gifts go to night shelter Comments 0

Monday, March 20th, 2017

A Tauranga couple decided to forgo wedding gifts, instead asking their guests for a donation for the Tauranga Moana Night Shelter. The couple were gifted just over $2000 for the shelter and said they already had plenty of household appliances and cutlery sets. Continue reading Related Posts:Mercy Sisters organise rally outside parliament…Fast growing Tauranga population Read more