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Innovative Design To Address Youth Homelessness Wins Prestigious Award

Thursday, 3 June 2021, 6:30 am | Visionwest

James Widgery and Brook Turner at the NZIA Local Architecture Awards Dinner Visionwest Community Trust and Strachan Group Architects (SGA) have joined forces in a youth housing project that has seen the creation of quality sleepout accommodation to provide ... More >>

Putting A Face To New Zealand’s Homeless – Part 2

Tuesday, 25 May 2021, 9:52 am | Visionwest

Onokura and Ana Ono and Ana want only the very best for their seven children but something seemingly as simple as finding a house has been a monumental challenge for them. They are part of an ethnic group that experiences homelessness or severe ... More >>

Visionwest Waka Whakakitenga – Response To Budget 2021

Saturday, 22 May 2021, 5:34 am | Visionwest

On May 20th, the Government released its 2021 Budget which included a number of initiatives to help vulnerable whānau as we seek to recover from the effects of COVID and its financial ramifications which have impacted so many New Zealanders. ... More >>

Putting A Face To New Zealand’s Homeless – Part 3 | Kamron And Nisa’s Story

Saturday, 22 May 2021, 5:28 am | Visionwest

Kamron and Nisa Housing suitability has an impact on a person’s wellbeing. Data from the 2018 GSS (General Social Survey) showed that people who thought their housing was unsuitable or very unsuitable rated their life satisfaction worse, on average, ... More >>

Mirwais And Jamilla: The Face Of Homelessness – Part One

Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 6:17 am | Visionwest

About 1% of New Zealanders are homeless. That makes our homelessness rate the highest among the 35 high-income countries in the OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) (* The Borgen Project – September 2020). In March 2018, home ownership More >>