UPDATE 5: Serious firearms incident in Christchurch
Police can now confirm the lock down of schools throughout
Christchurch has been lifted.
We would like to reassure
members of the public that there is a large Police presence
in the city and the safety of the community is our
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Welfare: More Measures To Help Those Facing Homelessness
The Government has announced additional measures to prevent and reduce homelessness focused on ensuring at-risk individuals and whānau have access to stable housing and continue to stay housed.
Associate Minister of Housing, Kris Faafoi, and Minister of Social Development, Carmel Sepuloni, have announced $54 million in Government funding for initiatives which will support at-risk individuals and whānau to stay in their existing tenancies.
The funding will also provide additional wrap around services. More>>