Associate Housing Minister Marama Davidson has announced a last round of the Local Innovation and Partnership Fund of $6.8 million for community groups working with the homeless but a leading housi
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Te Puea Marae hopes to transform approach to transitional housing
Photo / Supplied Te Puea Marae is setting a new standard of delivery in transitional housing.
Homeless-helping Te Puea Marae chair honoured
By Trenton Doyle, Te Rito journalism cadet.
Housing provider at the forefront of solving Māori housing crisis
It may be a hammer to the nail as Te Puea Marae gears up to build accommodation for whānau in need and the marae has begun to look at expanding its housing initiatives.
Not all 'homeless' are actually homeless- Hurimoana Dennis
Te Puia marae manaaki tangata facilitator Hurimoana Dennis says some whānau whocome to his marae for emergency shelter are flouting the system.
Te Puea Marae sees the changing face of homeless
Throughout COVID-19 Te Puea Memorial Marae in Auckland has taken in over 480 homeless whānau. Their Manaaki Tangata facilitator Hurimoana Dennis says because of COVID-19 the faces of homeless are changing.
Jacinda Ardern speaks on working alongside Māori
"We need to work alongside Māori, when it comes to helping tāngata whenua get a roof over their head, in these difficult times" - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
City Rail Link salvage to aid Tonga rebuild
Containers packed with material salvaged from Auckland's City Rail Link (CRL) construction will be shipped to Tonga next month to help rebuild communities battered by last year's Cyclone Gita.
Replicating the Te Puea community model
Te Puea Marae first opened its doors to shelter and feed homeless families in South Auckland in 2016 and is about to do the same again this winter. Hope is in the air as the homeless program has turned out to be a huge success and other marae are interested in jumping on board the kaupapa.
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.