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Auckland City Centre Housing First wins Community Star Award

The Auckland City Centre Housing First team is one of the winners of Foundation North’s Tohu Autaia Community Stars Award. The Awards recognise people who have made a significant contribution in the not-for-profit sector.… more »

Join the Lifewise Big Sleepout Rotorua

Join the Lifewise Big Sleepout Rotorua!

Join us at Rotorua's Pukuatua Street Carpark Building on 5th September to fundraise to end homelessness while experiencing what it's like to “sleep rough” in the middle of winter. … more »

Among this year’s participants at the Lifewise Big Sleepout is Sir Bob Harvey, who at 78 years old, is returning for the 9th time.

“I’ve managed to fall under The Big Sleepout’s spell.”

Among this year’s participants at the Lifewise Big Sleepout is Sir Bob Harvey, who at 78 years old, is returning for the 9th time.… more »

There is still no central government strategy for rough sleepers, who are the most visible faces of homelessness. The Lifewise Big Sleepout supports the development of new ways to solve challenging social issues. This year’s event is on 20 June 2019 at Eden Park. Find out more and sign up to “sleep rough” at www.bigsleepout.org.nz 

Ban on homeless a symptom of a wider problem

The most visible victims of homelessness, that many of us see every day, continue to fall through the cracks.… more »

“I want to give back,” says Hono

Hono has been working alongside Lifewise for two years. Now he wants to “give back more to the place that gave me that start”.… more »

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