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CPAG asks, what’s changed since Park Up For Homes? • Child Poverty Action Group

Source: CPAG asks, what’s changed since Park Up For Homes? • Child Poverty Action Group   16 June 2017 June 16 marks the anniversary of the inaugural event for the Park Up For Homes movement which took place at the Mangere town centre, Auckland. A year on, Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) asks, what does […]

Church in Progress Monthly Gathering – June 2017 – Reconciliation

You are invited to be part of a creative time of sharing, prayer, conversation and food! This month we will be praying and thinking about reconciliation. We all have relationships that break down – with family, lovers, spouses and neighbours. We know God loves being in relationship with us and wants us to be in […]

Liquor stores must take more responsibility

MEDIA STATEMENT FROM Communities Against Alcohol Harm – 11 May 2017 LIQUOR STORES MUST TAKE MORE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THEIR OWN SAFETY IN FACE OF ROBBERIES There have been a number of reports recently in the media about robberies of liquor stores in Mangere and Otahuhu. Most recent was the robbery at Liquorland Mangere Bridge. http://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/92402870/liquor-­‐store-­‐manager-­‐tells-­‐of-­‐robbery-­‐ordeal “While we […]

MCC Calls for Swift Action on Behalf of Chechnyan Detainees

Global Justice Institute – Metropolitan Community Churches Call for Swift Action on Behalf of Chechnyan Detainees April 2017 — Early this month, journalist Elena Milashina, writing for the opposition paper, Novaya Gazeta in Russia, broke the collaborated story of the unlawful detention and torture of gay men in Chechnya, a semi-autonomous region in Russia.  According to […]