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Housing First – hope in the headlines

Housing First – hope in the headlines

Homelessness is a significant political issue. And leading up to this election, rarely a day went by without a headline about homelessness in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Sometimes they were success stories – about the many people who have been helped and supported by...

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Homelessness costs us dearly, so let’s end it

Homelessness costs us dearly, so let’s end it

Homelessness already costs us dearly as a nation, and not just fiscally. Based on overseas evidence, Otago University researcher Dr Nevil Pierce has estimated it costs New Zealand taxpayers around $65,000 a year,

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Unite against COVID-19: We are at Alert Level 2

At Alert Level 2, our service is operating but entry is by appointment only. Please use our FREEPHONE numbers and call us before coming to our offices. In HAMILTON phone 0800 437 348 or TAURANGA phone 0800 198 010. If you have a runny nose, sore throat or cough, please do not come in - get tested and self-isolate until you are cleared by a doctor. The Government has now made it a requirement to wear a face mask or covering when using public transport. You will be asked to observe physical distancing in our offices and may be asked to wear a face mask (which we will provide). Thank you.