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  1. Video for Calling for a pokie-free Tairāwhiti
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    Calling for a pokie-free Tairāwhiti

    Elizabeth Crawford, chairperson of Kapai Kaiti in Gisborne, wants to rid Tairawhiti of pokie machines because of the harm they inflict on Māori whānau.  This follows the closure of problem-gambling service Te Ara Tika which Crawford says leaves people with gambling problems without support.

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    New Pātaka Kai offers MSD, Oranga Tamariki services

    A new South Auckland community Pātaka Kai is offering MSD and Oranga Tamariki services along with free food and personal essentials.  Co-founder Liz Kiriona says they are the first to do so, to meet the multiple needs of their community.

  3. Video for Calls for govt central fund to address child Poverty
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    Calls for govt central fund to address child Poverty

    The General Manager of Feed the Need is calling on the government to establish a central school food programme fund to address Child Poverty.  The food in schools advocate Laurie Wharemate-Keung has been honoured with the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to children.

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    Financial mentoring aims to get whānau out of debt

    This year the Salvation Army is focusing on strengthening the financial literacy of Māori families to help get them out of debt and reduce poverty.

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    Unprecedented demand for Sallies Xmas emergency aid

    Te Puea marae chair Hurimoana Dennis is not surprised at the unprecedented demand for Salvation Army emergency aid this Christmas. Sallies have helped a nearly 16,000 children with parcels during the festive season, and Dennis says it’s the result of multiple issues.

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    Debt and housing major concerns for Māori

    A new survey shows that financial debt and insecurity alongside housing affordability and homelessness are the two main concerns for Māori. Te Puea Marae frontman Hurimoana Dennis isn't surprised and says these are the same issues affecting whānau they help through their homelessness programme.

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    Top five concerns among Māori in 2018

    The top five things that kept Māori awake at night during 2018 have been released in a new study

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    Nearly 16,000 children seek emergency aid over Christmas

    A total of 15,795 New Zealand children received emergency aid including, food, clothing and shelter, from The Salvation Army this Christmas.

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    What’s on the menu for City Mission Christmas lunch

    More than 2000 guests and 600 volunteers are expected to fill Spark Arena tomorrow as part of the Auckland City Mission’s annual Christmas lunch.

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    Whānau Ora minister fronts Ngā Whare Waatea marae

    Whānau Ora Minister Peeni Henare has fronted up to last Xmas parcel distribution at Ngā Whare Waatea marae in South Auckland at the invitation of MUMA Whānau Ora. Manager Veronica Henare says she wants the government to do more to support struggling families at Christmas.

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