News: In the Media
Stories of homelessness, and mentions of this organisation in the media.
The Wellington night shelter solution, “The iShelter”.
A Wellington night shelter manager has been praised for pushing through thick smoke to rescue two residents.
40 emergency “grab and go packs” were donated recently to the Wellington Night Shelter by Peter Thomson, president of the Wellington New Zealand Stake, and other members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Cook Strait Times reports this week.
A look at healthcare for the homeless, highlighting discharges from DHB services (particularly the hospital) to the street or the shelter – 41 discharges to the night shelter, 85 to ‘no fixed abode’.
Client story highlighted.
Article on rising (primarily street) homelessness, including a client story about former computer programmer who worked for NZ Post.