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    Auckland Action Against Poverty claims budget boost for low-income families not enough

    Auckland Action Against Poverty (AAAP) says every week they assist hundreds of people who queue outside the Clendon Work and Income offices looking for Emergency Assistance. They believe the boost for low-income families in this year's Budget  wont do enough to help struggling families. 

  2. Video for Te Puea marae chair concerned over continuing cries for help
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    Te Puea marae chair concerned over continuing cries for help

    Te Puea Marae chairman Hurimoana Dennis says homelessness and poverty are still major problems in the region nine months after the Manaaki Tangata programme was closed at the marae.

  3. Video for Māori candidates for Tāmaki Makaurau to focus on ending homelessness
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    Māori candidates for Tāmaki Makaurau to focus on ending homelessness

    Candidates for the Māori Electorate seat of Tāmaki Makaurau and Te Puea Marae Chairman Hurimoana Dennis appeared on Kawe Kōrero tonight to highlight some of the biggest issues plaguing the extended Auckland community.

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    Salvation asks New Zealanders to end poverty through Red Shield Appeal

    The Salvation Army head of social services Major Pam Waugh says New Zealand has a reputation as a beautiful and prosperous country that’s a great place to live and raise children. However for thousands of families living in poverty, the reality is very different.

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    Salvation Army in need of more support ahead of Appeal week

    The Salvation Army is expanding its search for collectors for its annual Red Shield Appeal week at the start of May. 

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    Community and business leaders sleep rough to end youth homelessness

    Social development agency Lifewise wants business and community leaders to sign up and take part in the event which will see them experience life on the streets and raise critical funds to tackle homelessness. 

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    Salvation Army report highlights alarming rates of child poverty and homelessness

    Child Poverty, the rising prison population and homelessness are three major issues highlighted in the Salvation Army’s 2017 State of the Nation Report.

  8. Video for Love Soup in Rotorua appeals for more emergency housing
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    Love Soup in Rotorua appeals for more emergency housing

    An urgent plea for emergency housing has been issued by Love Soup Rotorua.  15 families are in need of assistance following eviction notices. Some have been in the same house for six years, now they are faced with being homeless.

  9. Video for Kai in schools aims to help students achieve
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    Kai in schools aims to help students achieve

    A secondary school in Otahuhu is able to provide free meals to students under its functions as a Partnership school. It allows educators to partner with community organisations to raise achievement among Māori and Pasifika students from low socio-economic backgrounds.

  10. Video for Papakura & Manurewa marae provide Christmas lunch for families in need
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    Papakura & Manurewa marae provide Christmas lunch for families in need

    Papakura Marae is set to join forces with Manurewa Marae tomorrow to provide a Christmas lunch for hundreds of South Auckland families in need. Te Kāea caught up with some of the 50 volunteers as they prepare for the big feast.

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