Posts Tagged ‘Virus lockdown’

We have been seduced – NZ Bishops

Thursday, April 16th, 2020

In their Easter Pastoral Letter, the Catholic Bishops of New Zealand say that during the lockdown New Zealanders have realised that they have been seduced by busyness, the pursuit of trivial things and of taking for granted the important things of life. They hope and pray that post lockdown people will work together to build Read more

Government’s action in terms financial hardship quite muted

Thursday, April 16th, 2020
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The Government has responded swiftly and robustly with various economic packages, health advice, new measures and health-based restrictions that have created a new normal in Aotearoa. But action in the area of debt and financial hardship has been quite muted and lacks strategy the Salvation Army says. In a report published last Thursday, they say: Read more

Concerns raised about Gloriavale complying with lockdown

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Concerns have been mounting that members of the Gloriavale Christian community are not adhering to the nationwide lockdown. Those close to the exclusive, controlling Christian community 67km east of Greymouth told the Gloriavale Leavers’ Support Trust the rules were being ignored. Police said they were working with the Gloriavale community to make sure its members Read more