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Recently the Men’s Day programme had a BBQ at Spencer Park with 14 men going along. After a game of French cricket and a chuck around of a rugby ball the men cooked up some chops and sausages. Following lunch they all went for bush and beach walks. A simple day but very much enjoyed by the men, most of whom had never been to Spencer Park or some even that far out of the city for many years. It's the small things that can make a difference.Read more
Income Poverty - 295,000 New Zealand Children live in low income families. That's 29% of Kiwi Kids or 1 in 4 children.
Severe Poverty - 90,000 New Zealand Children are in both low income families and material hardship. That's more than 8% of Kiwi Kids.
Crowded Housing - At least 16% of Kiwi Kids live in crowded homes, 43% of families are spending more than 30% of their income on housing.
The Curtain Bank.
This now accessible to all Canterbury residents. There is a mobile curtain bank available to visit the elderly or those without transport.
Services provided include:
Measure Windows, Hang Curtains, Bring Samples, Provide tracks if needed, New Tapes added if needed, New Thermal linings added
The curtain bank runs on donations
There is a map on their website for drop-off points.
Showroom – 299 Tuam StRead more