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Rough night in” on AUT’s campus raises over $103,000

Friday, 8 July 2011, 2:16 pm | Lifewise

Organisers of the LIFEWISE Big Sleepout, now in its second year, are once again delighted by its success. Last night 75 business and community leaders as well as politicians slept rough outside on AUT University’s city campus. Together they have raised ... More >>

Business and community leaders sleeping rough on July 7

Wednesday, 29 June 2011, 4:59 pm | Lifewise

After launching the 2011 Big Sleepout campaign in mid-May, Lifewise is now delighted to announce that 75 business and community leaders have signed up to swap their creature comforts for cold concrete and ‘sleep rough’ for one night, raising much needed ... More >>

Call For People To 'Sleep Rough' For One Night On July 7

Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 4:28 pm | Lifewise

Calling Auckland’s business and community leaders to ‘sleep rough’ for one night on July 7, 2011 More >>

Welfare Working Group Report - A missed opportunity

Wednesday, 23 February 2011, 10:12 am | Lifewise

The final report by the Welfare Working Group released today has been described as "cruel, draconian and lacking in solutions that will properly deal with inter-generational poverty and its resulting social problems for NZ children and families" by John McCarthy, ... More >>

Alternative group’s call to raise welfare benefits

Friday, 10 December 2010, 4:25 pm | Lifewise

The community and social services agency Lifewise backs the Alternative Welfare Review Group’s call for the Government to raise welfare benefits substantially. Lifewise general manager John McCarthy says the alternative group’s detailed report, Welfare ... More >>

“Rough night in” raises $95,000

Friday, 15 October 2010, 1:02 pm | Lifewise

Organisers of the LIFEWISE Big Sleepout, an innovative fundraising campaign to tackle homelessness in Auckland, are delighted by its success. More >>

Government should act now to end homelessness

Thursday, 1 July 2010, 10:12 am | Lifewise

Homelessness is a growing problem in New Zealand and it’s time the Government took action to tackle it nationally, says John McCarthy, general manager of the community and social services agency LIFEWISE. More >>

Government should act now to end homelessness

Thursday, 1 July 2010, 9:24 am | Lifewise

Homelessness is a growing problem in New Zealand and it’s time the Government took action to tackle it nationally, says John McCarthy, general manager of the community and social services agency LIFEWISE. More >>

Homeless programme wins award for innovation

Friday, 4 December 2009, 3:35 pm | Lifewise

A programme run by the community agency LIFEWISE to house homeless people was recognised by the Australasian Housing Institute at an awards ceremony in Auckland yesterday evening, winning the team award for Leading Innovation. Based within the LIFEWISE ... More >>

Lifewise announces launch of Neighbours Day 2009

Monday, 14 September 2009, 5:03 pm | Lifewise

LIFEWISE, with the support of lots of organisations across Tamaki Makaurau, is taking the lead and encouraging all Aucklanders to mark a day on their calendar to knock on doors or lean over the fence and get to know their neighbours better. Saturday, ... More >>

Observance For Victorian Bushfire Victims

Wednesday, 11 February 2009, 3:39 pm | Lifewise

LIFEWISE, the Community Services division of Methodist Mission Northern, will pay tribute to the Australian bushfire victims with a special reading and prayer observance at their Aotea Chapel in Queen Street on Friday, 13 February. More >>

Tragic death reminds of realities of homeleness

Monday, 18 August 2008, 1:25 pm | Lifewise

LIFEWISE, Auckland’s leading social service agency working with homeless people, believes that the death over the weekend of one of its clients highlights the stark realities of homelessness. More >>

Charity launches collaborative homeless programme

Friday, 11 April 2008, 9:55 am | Lifewise

Auckland-based charity LIFEWISE, formerly Methodist Mission Northern, known for its work with the homeless community, has just launched a groundbreaking new service delivery model at its city shelter which is based on working in collaboration with ... More >>

 

 

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