We’re delighted to announce that we have signed an agreement with Masterton prefabricated home provider EasyBuild to build 25 affordable rental homes at the former Wesleyhaven Village in Naenae. The homes will be made available to applicants on the Government’s Housing Register for people who have been assessed as eligible for social housing and are waiting to be matched to a house. Read more.
New Zealand’s largest community fruit and vegetable co-op is getting rid of singe-use plastic bags. The Wellington Regional Fruit and Vegetable Co-op started rolling out the change today at packing hubs in Cannons Creek and Titahi Bay. We run the co-op, which provides 9 tonnes to fresh produce to 1400 Wellington households, in partnership with Regional Public Health. Read more
Wesley Community Action has joined the other members of the Methodist Alliance in questioning whether the landmark pay equity deal for Oranga Tamariki social workers is really pay equity when social workers in community organisations working alongside Oranga Tamariki have been left out of the agreement. Read more