Keep up with news and stories about the work we’re doing to help people in our communities.
LinkPeople, Pathways and Trust House are working collaboratively to provide a supported accommodation service for people experiencing mental illness. Hon Jenny Salesa officially opened the service on 7 March.
On Monday 26 February, local Rotorua agencies and community members conducted a count of rough sleepers in Rotorua. Already we are seeing a collaborative approach to ending homelessness.
Organisations around Rotorua have banded together to try and get a clear picture of homelessness in the city - and what can be done about it. Reporter Zizi Sparks found out more.
Te Rakohikohiko Tumata is now living in a private rental property with her children, after being helped by LinkPeople's housing team. Reporter Stephanie Arthur-Worsop met with Te Rakohikohiko to find out more.
When a rough sleeper died on the steps of a Manurewa church last winter, community workers doubled down to find homeless residents somewhere to sleep. Yvonne Tahana met with Rami Alrudaini to find out how LinkPeople have been supporting the community.
Reporter Chris Harrowell caught up with Rami Alrudaini from LinkPeople to find out more about how Housing First is housing people sleeping rough in Manurewa, as part of a community-wide response to homelessness in its town centre.