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Posts Tagged ‘ Downtown Community Ministry ’

Wellington’s charities and council struggle to manage homeless

Sep 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

Homeless numbers in Wellington are increasing. NICOLE ADAMSON talks to those dealing with the issue.



Book fair raises $100,000 and they are planning a 20th birthday

Aug 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Downtown Community Ministry’s annual event in Wellington draws generous crowds.



Rare Beatles album snapped up before book fair even starts

Jul 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

More than 90,000 books, CDs, DVDs, vinyl, puzzles, games await buyers, and more are welcome.



Stephanie McIntyre knows the many colours of homelessness

Mar 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

Homelessness is right on our back doorsteps and one local woman is doing all she can to help, writes BETHANY PEARSON



Homeless and poverty issues separate mayoral candidates

Sep 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, Most Popular, News

One hopeful Nicola Young says people chose to live an “unconventional life”.



New solutions needed for the homeless, concludes think-tank

Nov 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article

Homelessness is on the rise, and not all of it is visible on the street. KRISTEN PATERSON reports on new ideas on how to deal with it.



Blanket Man’s back story – what’s really going on with our homeless

Mar 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Student Features

We are quickly falling behind other western countries when it comes to helping the homeless, reports TENNESSEE MANSFORD.



Capital housing shortage worse for singles

Mar 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Council pinged on plan to provide fewer one-person units.



Wellington is streets ahead in soccer

Nov 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Sport

City team easily wins football tournament



Wet house decision angers Island Bay

Nov 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

They continue campaign to keep alcoholics out of their suburb.



Thousands turn out for second-hand book fair

Sep 9th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Funds raised at fair go towards community work in Wellington.



Woman with a big heart for Wellington’s homeless

Mar 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Student Features

JESSICA DIXON finds a Wellington Good Samaritan organisation that tries to keep the hurt, the abused and the needy off the city’s streets at night.



Food bank has taste of its own medicine

Sep 26th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Staff try novel way to improve food parcels – by eating them.