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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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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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COVID-19: The People's Project is operating at Alert Level 1

We are open, but our office remains closed to 'walk ins'. You will need an appointment, so please phone us first before you head into our office. In HAMILTON phone 0800 437 348 or in 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 Ministry of Health encourages people to wear a face mask or covering when using public transport. You may be asked to wear a face mask or covering in our office. Thank you.