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Operational changes in response to the COVID-19 Alert Level 4

Operational changes in response to the COVID-19 Alert Level 4

We want to assure everyone that at this time our service continues to operate. Business continuity is incredibly important to us and the people we are here to serve. However, at 11.59pm, Wednesday, 25 March and until further notice, our offices in Hamilton and...

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Aotearoa New Zealand Homelessness Action Plan

Aotearoa New Zealand Homelessness Action Plan

The Government has released Phase One of the Aotearoa/New Zealand Action Plan (2020-2023). This is the first time in New Zealand that a comprehensive central government-led and cross-agency plan has been developed to prevent and reduce homelessness.

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A home is the best medicine – reflections on 2019

A home is the best medicine – reflections on 2019

As we come to the end of the year, we look back at the highlights and what has been achieved for the people we are here to serve. This year Housing First has continued to change communities for the better in Hamilton and Tauranga because we believe everyone must have a home to live in and everyone has the right to live their best life.

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Unite against COVID-19: We are at Alert Level 1

Our service is open but entry to our offices 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.