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Shelter Gives Homeless Women a Safe Place to Sleep This Winter

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 9:29 am | Auckland City Mission

This winter, some of Auckland’s homeless women will have a warm, safe place to sleep. The Auckland City Mission’s Te Whare Manaaki Wāhine women’s shelter provides safe, welcoming, and temporary accommodation for women starting from Sunday 1 July. More >>

Auckland Business Leaders Cooking for a mission

Monday, 5 March 2018, 10:34 am | Auckland City Mission

On Wednesday March 7th, 12 of Auckland’s top business leaders will don chef jackets to prepare a meal for 150 special Auckland City Mission guests at the inaugural Auckland City Mission CookOff being held at St Matthews in-the-city. The guests are a mix ... More >>

Auckland City Mission Provides NZ’s Biggest Christmas Lunch

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 10:17 am | Auckland City Mission

Christmas is only a few days away, but at the Auckland City Mission, staff and volunteers have been preparing to put on New Zealand’s biggest Christmas lunch for several months. More >>

Helping Aucklanders in Need at Christmas And Beyond

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 10:10 am | Auckland City Mission

When you’re wrapping gifts to go under the Christmas tree this year, remember the thousands of Aucklanders who will spend the festive season in poverty – and consider making a donation to the Auckland City Mission in the name of a loved one ... More >>

3,200 Women Queue for Hours for Food And Christmas Gifts

Monday, 18 December 2017, 1:07 pm | Auckland City Mission

Women living in poverty are coming to the Auckland City Mission in overwhelming numbers this Christmas. More >>

Families Package Will Make a Difference to Children

Friday, 15 December 2017, 1:30 pm | Auckland City Mission

The Government’s announcement of the $5.53 billion Families Package yesterday will have a significant impact on the lives of many of New Zealand’s most vulnerable people – our children, says Auckland City Missioner Chris Farrelly. More >>

Children in Poverty Deserve Christmas Presents Too

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 10:05 am | Auckland City Mission

8,000 children living in poverty would not receive Christmas presents this year if not for the Auckland City Mission. More >>

City Mission Needs to Raise $1.3 Million This Christmas

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 1:23 pm | Auckland City Mission

The Auckland City Mission needs to raise $1.3 million this Christmas in order to provide food parcels, medical care, advice, and other essential services that many Aucklanders need now and into 2018. More >>

Auckland Boy Wants to Send Struggling Kids to Rainbows End

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 9:01 am | Auckland City Mission

Glen Eden Intermediate School student, Josh Korte, wants to send struggling local families to Rainbows End for free. Josh, 12, came up with the idea as part of a school project around poverty. More >>

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 >>