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This Christmas, your gift can bring joy to children

This Christmas, your gift can bring joy to children

For some children, this could be their first ever Happy Christmas! … more »

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We are not helpless

With lived experience of homelessness comes a special kind of resilience.… more »

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Let’s end homelessness together

We encourage Minister Paula Bennett and others to engage in discussions about the homelessness inquiry. … more »

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Investing to end homelessness – Media release

Lifewise would like to urge government to invest where it will make a lasting difference. … more »


Kia ora, Rotorua!

On 20 October, for one cold, wet night, Kuirau Park became a home for participants of the Lifewise Big Community Sleepout Rotorua. … more »


Community Services

Community Services

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

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Community Projects

Community Projects

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

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 »

Health & Disability Services

Health & Disability Services

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

Mental Health & Addiction Services

Mental Health & Addiction Services

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

Upcoming Events


The Lifewise Big Sleepout 2017

Plans for the 8th annual Lifewise Big Sleepout are under way. Watch this space!… more »


A Huge Thank You To Our Wonderful Supporters

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  • Lion Foundation
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  • Skycity Auckland
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  • Tindall Foundation
  • Todd Foundation
  • Rotorua Trust
  • BNZ

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Your donation will, quite simply, turn lives around.

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Hungry to Make a Difference?

Lifewise encourages Aucklanders from all walks of life to come together over a meal at the Merge cafe.

Those who are hungry and those who hunger to make a difference; we encourage you all to eat from the same table, over great food and good company.

Merge Cafe

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