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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 »

Communities around the world are exemplifying what it means to stand together, and today we want to take the time to highlight some of them.

We Stand Together: Communities Creating Change Around the World

Communities around the world are exemplifying what it means to stand together, and today we want to take the time to highlight some of them.… more »

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How Paying it Forward is Changing the World

The recent trend of people “paying it forward” brings a new meaning to generosity in the modern world, and we’re joining in. Learn more here.… more »

The Lifewise Big Sleepout is back! Our biggest annual fundraiser will take place on one of the coldest, longest nights of winter – 20th June 2019.

Sleeping rough to end homelessness

The Lifewise Big Sleepout is back! Our biggest annual fundraiser will take place on one of the coldest, longest nights of winter – 20th June 2019. … more »

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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.

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