Feb
21

NZCEH Conference 2018

Where: AUT - Sir Paul Reeves Building - WG Building, Auckland, New Zealand

When: 8:00, 21 Feb 2018  -  17:00, 21 Feb 2018

The New Zealand Coalition to End Homelessness (NZCEH) is honoured to invite you to attend the 2018 ‘He whānau whare kore, he kai mate hau/Addressing whānau homelessness’ hui/conference to be held on 21 February at AUT City Campus, Conference Centre, Sir Paul Reeves, WG Building.

NZCEH extends a warm invitation to service providers, academics, researchers, government agencies and community practitioners. We encourage you to sponsor members of your homelessness community to attend the conference.

Nau mai, haere mai, piki mai koutou katoa

The title of the conference ‘He whānau whare kore, he kai mate hau/Addressing whānau homelessness’ incorporates a broader understanding of whānau/family to include whānui and all communities of support.

It is from an understanding of our interconnectedness that we can work together to address the struggles impacting the diverse communities that we belong to.

Workshops are being presented under the following themes:

  • The lived experiences of homelessness whānau
  • The forgotten stories of whānau experiencing homelessness
  • Persistent challenges to addressing whānau wellbeing
  • Strategic ideas of addressing homelessness in Aotearoa

Presenters include the Auckland City Centre Housing First Team, led by Lisa Roberts. “Housing is a basic human right and ending homelessness in Auckland is my commitment to the people we serve,” says Lisa.

Click on the poster below to visit the NZCEH website and to register for the event.

Registration Fees for NZCEH Conference

Corporate/Local or Central Government: $345.00

Community/NGOs: $230.00

Students : $100.00

If you require an invoice to pay your registration fee, send an email to Iris Pahau at info@nzceh.org.nz.

 

The New Zealand Coalition to End Homelessness (NZCEH) seeks new ways of working with street and community whānau to find solutions for persistent challenges

 

The NZCEH Coalition believes every person has inherent dignity and value. Human rights recognise our freedom to make choices about our life and develop our potential as human beings. Owing to a range of circumstances and barriers, homeless people are excluded from these fundamental rights. Often their dignity and mana is diminished and they are not able to enjoy the benefits (economic, spiritual, social and cultural rights-education, employment good health and affordable, healthy housing) that underpins a fair and just society and are vital to the dignity, equality and security of each individual.

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