Community. Compassion. Change

We believe in the power of the Community, we are motivated by Compassion, and seek lasting transformative Change. We work in communities across the wider Wellington region with all ages and needs.

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Fruit & vege co-op switches to returnable bags

October 2nd, 2018

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

News alert: Pay equity deal for Oranga Tamariki social workers

September 26th, 2018

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

Power to the people

September 21st, 2018

“We remain convinced that when we see something that needs doing, we should stop ourselves from rushing in and finding a solution. Instead, we should invite the community to respond. Shifting the focus and power to the people in the communities we want to thrive just makes good sense.” Our director David Hanna has been reflecting on the power of community-led development  Read more


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