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DCM Fest Brings Wellingtons Top Musical Talent Together

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 10:10 am | Downtown Community Ministries

2017 DCM Fest Brings Wellingtons Top Musical Talent Together to Raise Funds & Awareness for DCM More >>

Musical event to raise funds for DCM

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 3:00 pm | Downtown Community Ministries

“Musicians for DCM” is a musical event featuring some of Wellington’s top musicians who are lining up to raise funds for DCM. More >>

Vote for DCM - and we could win $10,000!

Thursday, 31 October 2013, 4:09 pm | Downtown Community Ministries

DCM has been nominated for the Dominion Post's Readers' Choice Charity. We now need your votes to be in to win $10,000, which we really need after what has been a very tough year. The on-going uncertainty over our building has meant we have had to put ... More >>

Think Of Poor When You Vote - Downtown Community Ministries

Thursday, 24 November 2011, 11:57 am | Downtown Community Ministries

“When you cast your vote, please think of the impact on poorer New Zealanders” urges Downtown Community Ministry’s (DCM) Director Stephanie McIntyre. More >>

A Time for New Beginnings

Thursday, 15 September 2011, 2:18 pm | Downtown Community Ministries

An alternative court system aimed at rehabilitation and support of people who are homeless has been established in Auckland. The New Beginnings Court operates out of the central city, to provide more positive outcomes for those caught in a cycle ... More >>

Wellington: Recycle Your Craft Stash!

Wednesday, 7 September 2011, 3:06 pm | Downtown Community Ministries

Spring is finally here, so it is a great time to clean out those cupboards full of extra or unwanted items, and pass them on to someone else. If you have fabric, yarn, or other craft items that you’re looking to recycle, there is a new community craft ... More >>

A Fundraising Story Wednesday 24 August

Thursday, 25 August 2011, 11:29 am | Downtown Community Ministries

The latest filmmaking experiment from New Zealand director Florian Habicht, already being hailed as a classic, will be shown as a fundraiser for Downtown Community Ministry (DCM). The Rotary Club of Courtenay Place are hosting the event on Tuesday 13 September, ... More >>

Downtown Community Ministry Book Fair 2011

Friday, 22 July 2011, 1:38 pm | Downtown Community Ministries

Bag yourself a bargain at Wellington’s biggest book fair on 23-24 July 2011. Books of all sorts, both new and secondhand, await you at the 2011 DCM Book Fair. Get in quick to grab the best. More >>

Bookfair Bargains!

Wednesday, 20 July 2011, 4:10 pm | Downtown Community Ministries

This weekend is Wellington’s biggest annual Bookfair, with over 80,000 books, cds, dvds, videos, vinyl records and magazines on sale. All start at the low bargain price of just $2! More >>

Call for Prison Reform

Thursday, 14 July 2011, 3:25 pm | Downtown Community Ministries

With New Zealand’s rate of imprisonment second only to the United States, Downtown Community Ministry (DCM) is backing calls for reform of our prison system. The changes urgently required include: placing the role of Corrections within social service ... More >>

Spare Time? Volunteer!

Wednesday, 29 June 2011, 3:32 pm | Downtown Community Ministries

If you love books, and want to support your community, volunteering at the Downtown Community Ministry (DCM) Bookfair on 23-24 July is just the thing for you. More >>

C'mon Stacey, let's tackle debt!

Wednesday, 22 June 2011, 4:00 pm | Downtown Community Ministries

Debt-free Newtown is launching their campaign “C’mon Stacey, let’s tackle debt!” on Friday 24 June at lunchtime. More >>

Conferring on Welfare

Wednesday, 15 June 2011, 4:18 pm | Downtown Community Ministries

Two forums on Welfare and Social Policy reform will be held early next week. The Welfare and Social Sector Policy and Reform Conference, on Monday and Tuesday in Wellington, is described by organisers as providing an opportunity to debate and ... More >>

Bringing Us Closer Together

Thursday, 2 June 2011, 4:12 pm | Downtown Community Ministries

The NZ Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) launches Closer Together Whakatata Mai at the Downtown Community Ministry (DCM) offices this morning. More >>

Downtown Community Ministry Bulletin: Underfunded Housing

Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 1:24 pm | Downtown Community Ministries

The twelve new housing projects to receive Government funding will barely make a dent in the level of housing urgently needed. More >>

DCM Bulletin - Leisurely Activities

Wednesday, 4 May 2011, 3:31 pm | Downtown Community Ministries

Wednesday 4 May With winter well on the way, Downtown Community Ministry (DCM) service users are signing up for Leisure Cards so they can enjoy indoor activities at a discounted rate. More >>

Collecting for a Cause

Wednesday, 30 March 2011, 2:20 pm | Downtown Community Ministries

The Rugby World Cup’s impact has spread to the Downtown Community Ministry (DCM) Bookfair. “With Rugby World Cup fever hitting Wellington in September, the Bookfair has been shifted to the much earlier date of July 23-24 to fit in with this event,” ... More >>

Gambling to Donate

Thursday, 10 March 2011, 2:33 pm | Downtown Community Ministries

While the generosity of donations for the people of Christchurch is very heartening, Downtown Community Ministry (DCM) questions the appropriateness of the role played by NZ Lotteries. Stephanie McIntyre, director of DCM, says, “On this sad occasion, ... More >>

DCM Bulletin Get a Real Job

Wednesday, 23 February 2011, 4:44 pm | Downtown Community Ministries

Downtown Community Ministry (DCM) endorses the response by Welfare Justice to the Welfare Working Group’s final review, presented to the Government yesterday.   Stephanie McIntyre, director of DCM says, “There is a desperate desire among our ... More >>

Celebrating Christmas at DCM

Wednesday, 15 December 2010, 4:28 pm | Downtown Community Ministries

Christmas is just around the corner, and here at Downtown Community Ministry (DCM) we are doing a few extra things to make the season special for those who often miss out. Stephanie McIntyre, director of DCM, says “We want to make Christmas special ... More >>





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