Doing what matters

The Wise Group isn’t afraid to tackle the hard issues - it’s about doing what matters and creating fresh possibilities for people, organisations and communities.

Stories of change

Initial findings of Auckland’s first region-wide Point in Time homeless count released

Initial findings from Ira Mata, Ira Tangata: Auckland’s Homeless Count – the first Point in Time, region-wide street count of unsheltered homelessness and people in temporary accommodation in Auckland – were released by Mayor Phil Goff.

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Keri Opai wins top Australasian award for Te Reo Hāpai

Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui paeārahi leader Keri Opai has won a TheMHS Award in the 2018 Mental Health Service Awards of Australia and New Zealand. Keri received a special award in recognition of his contribution to excellence, innovation and best practice in mental health services, for the creation of Te Reo Hāpai – The Language of Enrichment.

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First national violence prevention programme for Pasifika young people

On Wednesday 4 July, Le Va, supported by the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC), launched Atu-Mai, New Zealand’s first national violence prevention programme for Pasifika young people.

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People working to prevent suicide in their communities recognised at national LifeKeepers awards

Ordinary people doing extraordinary things to save lives and prevent suicides in their communities were recognised today at the national LifeKeepers Awards, in Christchurch.

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Respite house giving youth hope for a brighter future

Operated by Real, the youth brand of Pathways, a new respite house in Tauranga offers young people experiencing a difficult time a break in a caring environment.

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From one dwelling to eight; community collaboration creates more homes in Masterton

Trust House has officially opened the Kuripuni supported accommodation service in Masterton, a collaboration between Wise Group and government organisations, to build eight new homes for people experiencing mental illness.

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