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10 October 2016 - Te Ao O Te Kainga Kore - World Homeless Day - Auckland Rough Sleepers Initiative

An event to understand homelessness

World Homelessness Day on Monday 10 October will be marked by an event in Aotea Square. … more »

Homelessness – What can the Mayor do?

Homelessness: What can the Mayor do? –

Every Mayor wants to do something they will be remembered for. Could Auckland’s new one become famous for ending chronic homelessness?… more »

Lifewise CEO Moira Lawler met with Auckland mayoral candidates (

Auckland mayoral candidates discuss Housing First

A special Housing First briefing for mayoral candidates was held at Lifewise Merge Cafe, … more »

Rotorua Big Community Sleepout

The Lifewise Big Community Sleepout Rotorua

This year, the Big Sleepout in Rotorua has a new name, new location, and a new date, and everyone’s invited!… more »

Lifewise Rotorua are one of the finalists for the Matua Raki Workforce Innovation Award!

Matua Raki Workforce Innovation Award

Lifewise Rotorua are one of the finalists for the Matua Raki Workforce Innovation Award.… more »


Community Services

Community Services

Lifewise Community Services include The Hub in Auckland CBD and Family Services in New Lynn.… more »

Community Services
Community Projects

Community Projects

Besides being a social service provider, Lifewise also looks at new ways of supporting local communities.… more »

ECE Royal Road Preschool (13)
Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

The first five years of every child’s life shape each child’s future health, happiness, and achievement.… more »

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Health & Disability Services

Health & Disability Services

The Health and Disability Services team assist older people and those with a disability to live independently in their own homes… more »

Community Services
Mental Health & Addiction Services

Mental Health & Addiction Services

Lifewise in Rotorua offers Mental Health and Addiction Supported Accommodation Services.… more »

Upcoming Events


World Homeless Day: Auckland

Lifewise together with Auckland's social and govt agencies will observe World Homeless Day… more »


The Lifewise Big Community Sleepout Rotorua

Join local groups and communities in Rotorua to raise awareness and funds to end homelessness.… more »


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