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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 >>

World Homeless Day in Auckland

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 10:22 am | Auckland City Mission

Statistics New Zealand defines homelessness as people living ‘without shelter, people in temporary accommodation, people sharing accommodation and people in uninhabitable housing’. ‘Rough sleeping’ is the term used to describe the most challenging ... More >>

St Cuthberts students sharing a cuppa for ‘ChariTea’

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 2:24 pm | Auckland City Mission

An entrepreneurial group of eight St Cuthberts College students have raised hundreds of dollars for the Auckland City Mission – simply by banking on kiwis’ love of a good cup of tea. More >>

Auckland City Missioner Leaving After 22 Years

Saturday, 12 September 2015, 10:46 am | Auckland City Mission

Dame Diane Robertson, Auckland City Missioner, today announced her resignation after 22 years of service to Auckland, but said she would stay on until after Christmas to assist the Mission through its traditionally busy Christmas period. More >>

Auckland City Mission ‘squatting’ on unused homepages

Thursday, 6 August 2015, 12:05 pm | Auckland City Mission

The Auckland City Mission is “cyber-squatting” on the .nz home pages of dozens of New Zealand organisations this week in an effort to raise awareness around homelessness in the city. More >>

Join Auckland City Mission’s Auckland Marathon team

Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 9:14 am | Auckland City Mission

Auckland City Mission is seeking motivated and passionate people to join its team for this year’s Auckland Marathon, to help raise funds for Aucklanders living in desperate need. More >>

Photography that views Auckland through an unexpected lens

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 9:52 am | Auckland City Mission

Photographer Jonathan Lyon has partnered with the Auckland City Mission to teach homeless people photography skills. The results of this incredible work will be on display as part of This Is My Voice , an exhibition at Studio One in Ponsonby running ... More >>

Community food bank partnerships a way forward

Friday, 1 May 2015, 11:29 am | Auckland City Mission

As part of its ongoing effort to improve the way in which its South Auckland food bank services reach those in desperate need, the Auckland City Mission has partnered with Manurewa’s Te Whare Awhina Community House (located within the Clendon Park ... More >>

Mission Calling for Runners to Join Round the Bays Team

Friday, 16 January 2015, 3:05 pm | Auckland City Mission

10 places Gold Charity entries left • 30 runners have joined the Mission Team to date • $25,000 fundraising goal to provide essential services for Aucklanders living in desperate need. More >>

Mission, Marae celebrate first year of food bank partnership

Friday, 24 October 2014, 4:06 pm | Auckland City Mission

For the past year the Papakura Marae, through its partnership with the Auckland City Mission, has been able to provide Papakura families in desperate need with nutritionally balanced food parcels. The Mission has also supported the marae with equipment, expertise ... More >>

Dynamic Duo going the extra mile to support those in need

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 10:15 am | Auckland City Mission

Auckland City Missioner, Diane Robertson and Auckland City Mission Foundation Chair, Rob Campbell are going the extra mile in their support of Aucklanders in desperate need by signing on as part of the Mission’s Auckland Marathon Team. Both Ms Robertson ... More >>

How You Can Help the Homeless

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 4:34 pm | Auckland City Mission

At any one time, there are an estimated 357 homeless people in Central Auckland alone, many enduring hardships beyond the rain, wind and cold of sleeping rough. October 10 is World Homeless Day when the public are invited to learn more about this pressing ... More >>

Working families under increasing pressure

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 12:08 pm | Auckland City Mission

The Auckland City Mission echoes the concerns raised by the heads of both Blenheim’s High Schools, Karen Stewart of Marlborough Girls College and deputy Principal Michael Heath of Marlborough Boys College, on National Radio’s Nine to Noon programme on ... More >>

 

 

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