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Homelessness

01:41
It’s moving temporarily while the original premises get an upgrade.

Temporary relocation of Auckland City Mission ruffles some neighbours' feathers

The new spot for the next two years is close by while its existing site undergoes a makeover.

02:26
Finland is the only European country that has seen a decline in homelessness.

How Finland solved its homeless crisis while numbers increase across Europe

It's the only European country that has seen a decline in homelessness.

02:13
From discrimination to an overpriced rental market and family violence, the homeless face a raft of challenges.

Homeless in New Zealand: 'I was struggling to get a tenancy in my own country' - What's keeping the homeless on the street?

Housing First says it’s much easier for homeless people to deal with issues like addiction, mental and physical health once they have a safe, warm, stable place to live.

01:30
There’s no official record of how many Kiwis are homeless, however census data gives an estimate of those without a home.

Who are NZ's homeless? Thousands of Kiwi kids and it could be getting worse, expert warns

It's estimated 24 per cent of the total homeless population is 15-years-old and under.

01:59
1 NEWS reporter Ryan Boswell spoke to three men who are or were homeless about the reason they became homeless.

1 NEWS investigates homelessness in New Zealand: The faces of New Zealand's homeless

1 NEWS reporter Ryan Boswell spoke to three men who are or were homeless about the reasons they ended up living rough.

01:59
The warning comes a day before the first rough sleeper count takes place in Auckland.

‘Not enough is being done’ – homeless advocacy groups warn demand is on the rise

The warning comes a day before the first rough sleeper count takes place in Auckland.

Te Whare Manaaki opens to shelter homeless women

Rotorua homeless shelter opens after community effort

"The shelter is important while work continues to establish longer term solutions to homelessness in our community."

01:56
Te Puea Marae's approach has been praised as the model that should be used across social agencies.

Demand still growing two years after Auckland marae opened doors to homeless

Te Puea Marae is now part of the Government's transitional housing programme.

01:47
Housing NZ will only lease homes build after 2000, but critics say it’s a ludicrous position in the current housing climate.

‘It’s a dopey policy’ – Auckland home owner stunned after state landlord rejects offer of a house for the homeless

Housing NZ will only lease homes build after 2000, but critics say it’s a ludicrous position in the current housing climate.

01:34
Donations of property from the public are being used to stem the problem - but some are only a short term solution.

Government under pressure to find houses for Hawkes Bay’s growing homeless population

Donations of property from the public are being used to stem the problem - but some are only a short term solution.

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