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Methodist Mission decide on collaboration over ownership

Friday, 27 March 2015, 3:29 pm | Methodist Mission

Following government plans to transfer more responsibility for housing low income and vulnerable tenants by selling a portion of its housing stock to community providers, Methodist Mission Aotearoa have also chosen not to participate in the transfer, instead ... More >>

Hubs get families off to good start

Friday, 7 December 2012, 11:09 am | Methodist Mission

The South Dunedin Early Years Hub features prominently in a new book released by the Ministry of Social Development. More >>

Drug Testing Beneficiaries - The Methodist Mission

Wednesday, 29 August 2012, 10:14 am | Methodist Mission

“Watch for the law of unintended consequences” says Mission Chief Executive Laura Black when asked about Government moves to drug test beneficiaries. More >>

Wonky Donkey man to get Christchurch pre-schoolers singing

Monday, 14 May 2012, 11:02 am | Methodist Mission

Best-selling writer/musician Craig Smith is set to deliver a series of action-packed concerts to Christchurch pre-schools. More >>

Methodists & Play It Strange: Ukulele Orchestras for schools

Monday, 26 March 2012, 11:30 am | Methodist Mission

Former Split Enz star Mike Chunn is set to help Christchurch Methodist Mission brighten the spirits of Christchurch kids affected by the earthquakes. Mike heads up the Play It Strange Trust, which is working with the Methodist Mission and local musicians ... More >>

Civic awards honour Methodist Mission’s earthquake response

Monday, 20 February 2012, 4:01 pm | Methodist Mission

The Methodist Mission will receive four civic awards during commemorations marking the first anniversary of the February 22nd Christchurch earthquake. More >>

Minimal pay increase a tragedy – The Mission

Friday, 10 February 2012, 12:50 pm | Methodist Mission

“The tragedy is that so many people will be affected by this. Too many working people have to rely on the legal minimum, which will be increased to $28,800 a year from April. More >>

Concentrate on job creation, not 'fixing' welfare

Wednesday, 2 November 2011, 10:47 am | Methodist Mission

The welfare system isn't broken and it is working as intended. Government focus should instead be on the other half of the equation: job creation, says Methodist Mission chief executive Laura Black. More >>

Youth Day today, ironic eh?

Friday, 12 August 2011, 9:16 am | Methodist Mission

Today (12 August) is International Youth Day - a good opportunity to look at the lessons for Dunedin and New Zealand decision-makers from the UK riots. More >>

Benefit numbers up, youth unemployment up – answers needed

Friday, 5 August 2011, 3:44 pm | Methodist Mission

Benefit numbers up, youth unemployment up – answers needed The Methodist Mission media release – Dunedin, 5 August 2011 More >>

When Facts Must Get In The Way Of Debate

Monday, 21 February 2011, 12:01 pm | Methodist Mission

The Welfare Working Group was appointed by Government in April 2010 to conduct a fundamental review of New Zealand’s welfare system. It is due to release its final report to government tomorrow, Tuesday. More >>

What future for Dunedin’s young people?

Friday, 18 February 2011, 11:02 am | Methodist Mission

Recently released unemployment figures show that more than 1 in 3 of the people receiving an Unemployment Benefit in Dunedin is under the age of 25. On top of this, both the Otago Polytechnic and University are expecting to limit enrolments. The normal pathways ... More >>

Benefit dependency? What Benefit Dependency?

Thursday, 13 January 2011, 1:56 pm | Methodist Mission

An independent international comparison undermines recent claims that New Zealand has a long-term 'benefit dependency problem', The Methodist Mission says. New Zealand has the 11th lowest unemployment rate and the 5th lowest long-term unemployment rate ... More >>

Putting Homlessness In Focus

Sunday, 8 June 2008, 11:26 am | Methodist Mission

"Bringing together the ideas of those who have worked with, researched, and lived homeless, PUTTING HOMELESSNESS IN FOCUS explores the impact of this hidden problem on the many New Zealanders who experience it, and on the society that fails ... More >>

Charity plans to break cycles of dependency

Tuesday, 7 August 2007, 10:02 am | Methodist Mission

A New Zealand charity with a 150 year history of providing support for homeless people has today announced plans to implement a bold new client service model designed to break the cycles of ‘homelessness’. More >>

City Charity Appoints New Leadership

Tuesday, 13 February 2007, 1:28 pm | Methodist Mission

Methodist Mission Northern’s new Superintendent and Executive Director, Reverend John Murray, is being inducted this evening at the Mission’s Aotea Chapel. More >>

Support For Auckland's Homeless This Christmas

Thursday, 22 December 2005, 11:26 am | Methodist Mission

Click for big version Chef and owner of Vinnie's restaurant, Geoff Scott (far right), volunteers to cook for the homeless people attending the Airedale Community Centre Christmas Lunch on Monday 12 December. More >>

Methodist Mission Support For Auckland's Homeless

Tuesday, 13 December 2005, 5:38 pm | Methodist Mission

With the number of homeless people continuing to rise in this city, as well as in smaller communities across the country, Auckland’s Methodist Mission, based on Queen Street, stresses the need for more community support than ever this Christmas. More >>

Methodist Mission To Lead Australian Mission

Friday, 18 November 2005, 2:01 pm | Methodist Mission

One of New Zealand’s oldest charitable trusts leads mission across the Tasman to gain insight for addressing the growing issue of ‘homelessness’ in this country More >>

Mayor lunches with homeless at Methodist Mission

Wednesday, 22 June 2005, 3:50 pm | Methodist Mission

Mayor of Auckland, the Hon. Dick Hubbard, council members and officials joined Mission workers and their clientele at the central city Methodist Mission Northern for lunch on Monday. More >>





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