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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.

  2. Video for Unprecedented demand for Sallies Xmas emergency aid
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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.

  3. Video for Debt and housing major concerns for Māori
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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.

  8. Video for Minister to consider more 'satellite offices' on marae
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    Minister to consider more 'satellite offices' on marae

    The Minister of Social Development is considering the call from Papakura Marae CEO and the Manager of MUMA Whānau Ora Services to set up satellite offices at marae.  Tony Kake and Veronica Henare say the partnering with MSD staff on site to distribute emergency xmas parcels to hundreds of whānau has shown the potential of the idea.

  9. Video for Govt challenged to open xmas purse strings for needy
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    Govt challenged to open xmas purse strings for needy

    The manager of MUMA Whānau Ora says they are unable to meet the demand of whānau coming to Ngā Whare Waatea Marae in South Auckland to receive emergency food parcels.  Veronica Henare says hundreds will go without this festive season and is challenging the government to open its purse strings to help.

  10. Video for How's about housing our homeless?
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    How's about housing our homeless?

    Concerns have been raised around drugs, the housing crisis, lack of mental health services and economic support in a new Salvation Army State of our Communities report released today.

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