Posts Tagged ‘Wellington City Mission’

Protein Desperately Needed With “Dramatic” Increase In Demand At Wellington City Mission

Monday, November 20th, 2023

A dramatic increase in demand at the Wellington City Mission is driving a plea to help bridge the gap to supply nutritious protein. Social Supermarket General Manager Jeremy Neeve said they see roughly 130 clients through the door a week, however that’s on the rise and numbers are growing every week. “We know the cost Read more

Transformative community hub will serve those in urgent need

Monday, October 9th, 2023
community hub

A ‘transformative’ community hub in Wellington city will soon open its doors to people in urgent need. Mana whenua gifted the new Wellington City Mission building its name – Whakamaru –  a symbol of shelter, safeguarding and protection reflecting the community hub’s purpose. Essential services Located near the Basin Reserve, the nearly complete five-storey Whakamaru Read more

City Mission opens new transitional housing facility

Thursday, July 8th, 2021
Waatea News

Wellington City Missioner Murray Edridge is excited about Te Pā Pori. It’s the Wellington City Mission’s new transitional housing facility. The Tory Street facility offers an opportunity to make a significant dent in a social issue in Wellington, the City Missioner says. As one of the City Mission’s team leaders, Dakota Tuari​, says: Te Pā Read more

Free-of-charge social supermarket opens

Thursday, March 18th, 2021

The Wellington City Mission has turned the way it provides food parcels on its head. Instead of making up parcels for clients, Wellington City Mission welcomed its first customers to pick their own items at its social supermarket on Tuesday. This move provides people who need support with choice. The social supermarket – the first Read more