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Working together to connect communities

Working together to connect communities

Not having a home is an issue that affects the mental health and wellbeing of people and communities. In 2017, Kāinga Ora (formerly Housing New Zealand) approached The People’s Project in Hamilton with a proposal. Kāinga Ora would provide a small number of dedicated properties across several inner-city locations, mostly in areas of already-established high-density public housing, to be tenanted by The People’s Project’s clients.

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The People’s Project privileged to host Prime Minister Ardern

The People’s Project privileged to host Prime Minister Ardern

The Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern visited the Wise Group in Hamilton today to learn more about the vital work it is leading in mental health, homelessness, social justice and wellbeing for young people. Alongside Wise Group joint chief executive Julie Nelson, the Prime Minister spent time with The People’s Project’s service manager Kerry Hawkes and strategic analyst Carole McMinn to learn about the success the team has had in Hamilton using the Housing First approach.

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Unite against COVID-19 – We are on Alert Level 4

The People's Project is open but only available by phone - 0800 437 348 HAMILTON or 0800 190 010 TAURANGA. Please observe self-isolation rules as required by the Ministry of Health. Visit www.covid19.govt.nz.