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Posts Tagged ‘ Homelessness ’

Central city Wet House looking more likely

Nov 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Wellington is on track to get its first wet house. City Councillor Brian Dawson says council’s hoping the wet house will go some way towards solving the city’s homeless problem. AIMEE EASTWOOD reports.



The annual accommodation squeeze goes on

Feb 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



Sallies encouraging New Zealanders to think before they vote

Feb 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

The latest Salvation Army State of the Nation report raises questions that need answering ahead of the election due to entrenched child abuse and poverty, alarming housing conditions and an exploding prison population. SHAR DAVIS reports.



Food from the heart for Wellington’s homeless

Oct 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Community group seeks help online

Oct 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



A call for new council to adopt a housing first policy

Oct 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Wellington has deep pockets and big heart

Oct 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Top Picture

The capital city gave over half of what the country raised sponsoring people to sleep rough for the night. SHAR DAVIS joined the event, and spoke to participants.



Homelessness and housing an increasing issue for Wellington

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington’s mayoral candidates answer questions on Wellington’s issues



Street poll: Wellington has a heart, and so should councils

Aug 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections, Most Popular, News

Homelessness, housing and social issues concern people in the coming council elections



Homelessness and living costs for students dominate housing debate

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

People sleeping on the street and tertiary students struggling to pay the rent are big issues.



Homelessness hot election issue

Sep 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



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”.



Teacher lights up California kids’ lives the Kiwi way

Mar 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Dyer-Kelly Elementary – its children are high achievers, thanks to its Kiwi principal.



Harawira will use court case to highlight homelessness

Mar 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Twenty people turn out to Mana Movement hui in Newtown to hear Harawira’s plans for 2013.



Women walk from Parliament to Civic Square for peace

Mar 13th, 2013 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Wellington women came together to celebrate international Women’s day with a peace walk.



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.



Vulnerable US families lose whoever wins the White House

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout

JEAN ELTRINGHAM, ERIN KAVANAGH-HALL and MELISSA WASTNEY ask questions about America’s most vulnerable.



Stories celebrate effects of positive change

Oct 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

A nationwide film contest tells young Kiwis to get involved in their communities to make a difference, reports VICKY COTTERELL.

This year’s entries explored the theme, ‘Young Kiwis making a difference’ and were particularly impressive.



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.