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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern references our Family 100 research

May 1, 2019 Posted in Uncategorised by Auckland City Mission

Yesterday on TVNZ’s ‘Breakfast’, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern discussed the reasons why more families are needing help, and referenced the Mission’s own Family 100 research project.

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ONE CAN – TWO CAN

April 30, 2019 Posted in Uncategorised by Auckland City Mission

One Can – Two Can is an annual appeal held by the Mission, which encourages schools, churches and businesses to collect non-perishable food items and funds for the Mission’s emergency food parcels. Last year 130 organisations participated and collected around 30,000 cans for the Mission. The official appeal runs from Monday, 17th June to Friday, 28th June.  Distribution Drivers…

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Mission News: March-April 2019

March 18, 2019 Posted in Uncategorised by Auckland City Mission

In this edition we meet Tangi, our onsite Work and Income Case Manager, Debbie, our new Kitchen Manager, and Kelsey, our new Outreach Mental Health Nurse. We also take a look at some of the ways our supporters are helping fellow Aucklanders and we get an update on Project HomeGround. Download the full newsletter

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Government Announcement Synthetic Drugs

December 13, 2018 Posted in Uncategorised by Auckland City Mission

  MEDIA RELEASE: AUCKLAND CITY MISSION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 13th December 2018   CITY MISSION WELCOMES GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENT  ON MEASURES TO TACKLE SYNTHETIC DRUGS   The Auckland City Mission welcomes the government’s announcement today that it will crack down on suppliers of synthetic drugs while investing in drug related health interventions. Auckland City Missioner, Chris Farrelly,…

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Mission HomeGround Project – Contractor Announced

October 11, 2018 Posted in Uncategorised by Auckland City Mission

Thursday 11th October Auckland City Mission HomeGround contractor announced. For immediate release. The Auckland City Mission’s transformational new development, HomeGround, has just taken an important step forward with the naming of the construction company to deliver the project. Built Environs, part of the McConnell Dowell group, has been selected to develop HomeGround on the Mission’s…

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Ira Mata, Iri Tangata: Auckland’s Homeless Count

October 9, 2018 Posted in Uncategorised by Auckland City Mission

“800 people sleeping rough in Auckland is 800 too many…” says mayor Phil Goff about the initial figures released from Ira Mata, Iri Tangata: Auckland’s Homeless Count. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12139566&ref=NZH_fb

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Our temporary home and HomeGround Redevelopment

September 25, 2018 Posted in Uncategorised by Auckland City Mission

Auckland City Mission CEO Chris Farrelly, Mission clients and architects share their thoughts on the Mission’s temporary home and HomeGround redevelopment.

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Number of families requesting food parcels highest in City Mission’s history

August 7, 2018 Posted in Uncategorised by Auckland City Mission

Our Missioner Chris Farrelly discusses the reasons why more families are needing help, including insufficient wages, high fuel prices and interest rates. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/national-video/news/video.cfm?c_id=1503075&gal_cid=1503075&gallery_id=196716

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Help our Winter Warriors

July 2, 2018 Posted in Uncategorised by Auckland City Mission

Today is the first day of our Winter Appeal. Through the appeal we are celebrating the incredible work of our ‘Winter Warriors’, who like Simon from our Crisis Care & Community Services team provides social work support and emergency assistance to people in crisis. Simon can only do this because of the support from the…

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Warm support for new investment in addiction treatment facilities

June 13, 2018 Posted in Uncategorised by Auckland City Mission

The key agencies involved in today’s Government announcement of a $16.7 million investment in new addiction treatment facilities for Aucklanders have warmly welcomed the initiative. The new funding will see extra space added to Auckland City Mission’s HomeGround development, paving the way for the relocation of the city’s only dedicated inpatient medical detoxification service to…

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