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An open letter to the new Government

Friday, 22 September 2017, 9:51 am | Auckland City Mission

Tomorrow, millions of New Zealanders will step inside their local halls, schools, hospitals and sporting clubs to vote for the candidates and party they feel best represent their values and aspirations for this country. We as a nation may debate ... More >>

$18 million funding for City Mission redevelopment project

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 9:51 am | Auckland City Mission

The Ministry of Social Development has announced it’s allocating $18 million towards the construction of supportive housing for the homeless on the Auckland City Mission’s Hobson Street site. More >>

Auckland City Mission at capacity

Monday, 10 July 2017, 9:51 am | Auckland City Mission

The Auckland City Mission says its social services are “at capacity,” and staff members are exhausted by the level of desperate need pouring through the charity’s doors. More >>

What kind of a mum visits the Mission for a food parcel?

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 10:48 am | Auckland City Mission

The average mum visiting the Auckland City Mission for a food parcel has $23.75 left in her bank account to spend per person, per week on grocery items. That’s just $3.39 per person, per day. This is after rent, utilities and any debt repayments ... More >>

Auckland City Mission to Host 2,000 Guests

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 11:14 am | Auckland City Mission

The Auckland City Mission is busy finalising preparations for New Zealand’s largest Christmas Lunch. The iconic Auckland event will be held this Sunday, December 25th, at the Viaduct Events Centre. More >>

Auckland City Mission Desperate for Financial Support

Monday, 19 December 2016, 11:02 am | Auckland City Mission

The Mission started distributing Christmas emergency food parcels and gifts on the 7th of December and up to 300 families have come to their Hobson Street Drop-in Centre for assistance each week day since then. This week, traditionally the Mission’s ... More >>

What a ‘Typical’ Mission Client Looks like

Friday, 16 December 2016, 9:32 am | Auckland City Mission

Brianna* has been sitting on the footpath outside the Auckland City Mission since 4:30am this morning. She’s 35 years-old, a full-time caretaker for her severely disabled brother and is doing her best to raise two young nieces. More >>

Mothers And Grandmothers Seeking Mission’s Support

Monday, 5 December 2016, 12:22 pm | Auckland City Mission

Mothers, grandmothers, aunts and other female caregivers make up the majority of those who need the Auckland City Mission’s support in December. More >>

Something wonderful is cooking at Pt Chevalier School

Friday, 4 November 2016, 10:01 am | Auckland City Mission

Each week for the past few months, teachers from Point Chevalier School have delivered delicious, freshly-prepared pots of soup to the Auckland City Mission. Every pot is carefully prepared by students, who also contribute the bulk of the ingredients. ... More >>

Auckland World Homeless Day commemorations ‘biggest ever’

Monday, 3 October 2016, 1:49 pm | Auckland City Mission

Auckland World Homeless Day commemorations ‘biggest ever’ as city’s housing crisis reaches critical level More >>

Business delivering fresh produce to Aucklanders in need

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 3:24 pm | Auckland City Mission

Penrose-based social enterprise Ooooby has provided fresh, local produce to the Auckland City Mission since its inception in 2010. More >>

ACM making homelessness a reality for everyone

Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 8:59 am | Auckland City Mission

Auckland City Mission making homelessness a reality for everyone The Auckland City Mission is making homelessness a reality for everyone – at least in a virtual sense. Today, the organisation is launching “ Harsh Reality ,” a 360 film that allows ... More >>

Auckland’s rough sleeper population reaches record high

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 2:34 pm | Auckland City Mission

Final figures have just been released following the 2016 Auckland City Street Count of Central Auckland’s rough sleepers, with this year’s total topping 200 for the first time since the Count started in 2004. More >>

Kicking them when they’re down

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 11:22 am | Auckland City Mission

The Auckland City Mission is urging the public to remember that there is a difference between “rough sleepers,” “beggars” and “criminals.” More >>

The record no one wants to break

Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 11:01 am | Auckland City Mission

The number of people coming to the Auckland City Mission for emergency food support is on the rise. More >>

Auckland City Mission to Host 2,000 to Christmas Lunch

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 9:55 am | Auckland City Mission

• The Auckland City Mission’s annual community Christmas lunch takes place on Friday, 25 December 2015, at the Viaduct Events Centre on the Waterfront More >>

Auckland City Mission Desperate for Financial Support

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 10:08 am | Auckland City Mission

The Mission started distributing Christmas emergency food parcels and gifts on the 7th of December and up to 300 families came to their Hobson Street Drop-in Centre for assistance each day last week – a total of 1,500 families last week alone. More >>

Auckland City Mission Needs Your Support

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 10:10 am | Auckland City Mission

Over the next three weeks, thousands of struggling Auckland families will come through the doors at the Auckland City Mission. The weeks leading up to Christmas are the Mission’s busiest period, and the organisation needs your support in order to meet ... More >>

Auckland City Mission seeks volunteers for key events

Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 9:27 am | Auckland City Mission

Auckland City Mission is seeking volunteers to help with two key events this December. More >>

Flying Pigs give big to Auckland City Mission

Wednesday, 14 October 2015, 2:42 pm | Auckland City Mission

A charity-based team building program delivered by Corporate Challenge Events has provided the platform for more than 20 New Zealand high school students to help some of Auckland’s most needy. Corporate Challenge Events delivered its ‘Big Give’ ... More >>

 

 

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