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  1. Video for Te Puea marae want slice of $100 million homelessness fund
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    Te Puea marae want slice of $100 million homelessness fund

    Te Puea marae is hoping to get a slice of the $100mil announced by the government to tackle homelessness.  Hurimoana Dennis,  spokesperson of the marae-based homeless programme, Manaaki Tangata, says they need on-going support for their current services and future housing plans.

  2. Video for Ministry of Social Development's $3.8mil mistake
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    Ministry of Social Development's $3.8mil mistake

    The Ministry of Social Development has wiped debt to clear up a pretty expensive mistake.  

  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 Rotorua’s needy find aid in new drop-in centre
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    Rotorua’s needy find aid in new drop-in centre

    A new drop-in centre has opened in the heart of Rotorua city to provide free meals, clothing, household and social services to the community's most needy. The centre opened on Monday and the response has been overwhelming.

  5. Video for Wellington homeless men feel ignored by WINZ
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    Wellington homeless men feel ignored by WINZ

    Troy and Joseph have been homeless for over 10 years. They say they're trying their best to get off the street but claim WINZ still won't help them.

  6. Video for Nationals  threat to halve benefits for Kiwis on drugs could result in people moving to harder drugs
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    Nationals threat to halve benefits for Kiwis on drugs could result in people moving to harder drugs

    NZ Drug Foundation and other addiction experts at this year’s Cutting Edge Addiction Conference say that National's latest announcement ignores the evidence of how to properly treat drug addiction.

  7. Video for Emergency housing grants for homeless
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    Emergency housing grants for homeless

    Te Puea Marae is backing a new non-recoverable special needs grant for families seeking emergency housing. The grants come into effect on July 1, and they won't need to pay back special needs grants to the ministry.  Marae spokesperson, Hurimoana Dennis says it will be a huge relief for many struggling families they've seen come through their doors. 

  8. Video for First of homeless families arrive at Te Puea Marae
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    First of homeless families arrive at Te Puea Marae

    A new support programme called Manaaki Tangata has been established by Te Puea Marae to provide relief, support, and comfort to those whanau who are homeless.  Marae spokesperson Hurimoana Dennis says they aim to bring some immediate short-term relief to Auckland's most needy.

  9. Video for Politicians oppose new gang action plan
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    Politicians oppose new gang action plan

    There is strong opposition to the government's new gang action plan which aims to tackle illegal gang activity. 

  10. Video for Gangs want in on Govt policy
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    Gangs want in on Govt policy

    A Black Power member is calling for more input by gang members into the government's Gang Action plan policy. Eugene Ryder spoke to Te Kāea after the government released two new initiatives that will thrust gangs under the government spotlight. 

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