Church Leaders ‘Robust Engagement’ with PM

There was “robust engagement with political leaders” on the issues of housing, refugees and social investment, says Anglican Archbishop Philip Richardson, when church leaders met with the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett in May. The church leaders at the meeting together with Archbishop Richardson, were Baptist Leader Daniel Palmer, Roman Catholic Cardinal…

Less Social Housing and Greater Need

Two Years on from the Church Housing Summit February 2015 Two years ago NZCCSS reported on the Churches Housing Summit held in February 2015 that was called in response to quickly changing government policies concerning state housing, social housing and community housing sectors (Social Housing – show Me the houses?). Two years later, what has…

More Emergency Housing in Auckland

Community Housing Aotearoa together with Auckland Council have appointed a new Emergency Housing Coordinator, David Zussman, to work with emergency housing providers in Auckland to increase supply and capacity in the sector. In announcing this new role, Auckland Mayor Len Brown said: the Coordinator is working with “providers in the sector and central government to…