Update on Hagley Park welfare centre - closing
Hon Paula Bennett
Minister for Social Development,
Employment & Youth Affair
23 February 2011
Update on Hagley Park
welfare centre - closing
The welfare centre
in Hagley park will close this evening says Social
Development Minister Paula Bennett.
“The welfare centre
at Burnside High remains open, with the new addition of
Cowles Stadium which is open now and Pioneer Stadium which
will be open from 6 o’clock this evening,” says Ms
With rain forecast over the next few days, the
decision has been made to move everyone from Hagley Park to
the other, more suitable buildings.
“People are being
shifted by bus out of Hagley Park to other welfare
centres,” says Ms Bennett.
The 0800 779997 Government
helpline has now taken more than 7,000 calls.
remain open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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