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  1. Video for Rotorua homeless families raise concern over temporary accommodation
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    Rotorua homeless families raise concern over temporary accommodation

    Josephine Wharerahi and her two children have been living in a government-funded, temporary accommodation unit for nearly two weeks. She says since moving in her children's health has deteriorated.

  2. Video for My future sits well under the guidance of Te Puea - Hurimoana Dennis
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    My future sits well under the guidance of Te Puea- Hurimoana Dennis

    Hurimoana Dennis who was found not guilty of kidnapping a 17-year-old says he will continue to help the homeless after he retires next year. The frontman of Te Puea marae's Manaaki Tangata programme says the role is as a police liaison officer, but for Dennis, there are fewer restrictions in the Te Puea role.

  3. Video for Plans for temporary accommodation and staff training at Te Puea Marae
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    Plans for temporary accommodation and staff training at Te Puea Marae

    South Auckland's Te Puea marae have some big plans on the horizon to better improve their care of the homeless. It includes training development of Ministry of Social Development (MSD) and Housing New Zealand staff, employment opportunities and also building new housing accommodation.

  4. Video for Tauranga homeless receive gifts from good samaritan
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    Tauranga homeless receive gifts from good samaritan

    A Tauranga woman has parcelled over 150 gift packs to give to homeless whānau living in emergency accommodation. 

  5. Video for Te Puea Marae guests and volunteers celebrate Christmas
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    Te Puea Marae guests and volunteers celebrate Christmas

    Te Puea Marae Manaaki Tangata hosted the first Christmas at the Pā event this weekend in an effort by the marae to spread Christmas joy to struggling families living in South Auckland.

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    Healthy Homes Guarantee Act a huge leap forward for public health- Phil Twyford

    The Minister of Housing and Urban Development Phill Twyford says every New Zealander deserves to live in a warm healthy home, and the Health Homes Guarantee Act will help make that happen.

  7. Video for Beauty pagent runner-up defies odds of homelessness
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    Beauty pagent runner-up defies odds of homelessness

    Ngāpuhi and Tainui descendant Rangi Barnett takes home the title of the first runner-up at this year's Mrs New Zealand pageant, but life for this beauty queen hasn't always been glitz and glam.

  8. Video for Rotorua couple made to vacate drop-in centre for needy
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    Rotorua couple made to vacate drop-in centre for needy

    A Rotorua good Samaritan couple have had a hiccup in their quest to provide free meals and social services to the community's most needy. Lara Northcroft and Wetini Mitai-Ngatai recently opened a drop-in centre in the city but will need to vacate the premises at the end of this month.

  9. Video for Small Rotorua community oppose homeless shelter
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    Small Rotorua community oppose homeless shelter

    A small Rotorua community is opposing the establishment of a shelter home for homeless women and children in their neighbourhood.  Some of the opposing residents say they are concerned about the noise the shelter may bring to their quiet street.

  10. Video for Former rough sleepers help feed Rotorua's most vunerable
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    Former rough sleepers help feed Rotorua's most vunerable

    Some former rough sleepers are now helping feed Rotorua's homeless thanks to the selfless generosity of good samaritans Percy Poharama and his wife. The couple cook kai after their day jobs which they then feed to the homeless.

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