Wesley Community Action works in communities throughout Wellington to help people create better lives for themselves and their whānau.

We believe in the power of the community and we are motivated by compassion. Our work tackles injustice as we seek transformative change at both individual and institutional levels.

We work with people and communities of all ages, backgrounds and stages of life.

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First four new rental homes at Wesley Rātā Village now completed

November 18th, 2019

We’re delighted to celebrate the next step in the renewal of the former Wesleyhaven resthome and hospital in Naenae: the completion of the first four new affordable rental homes on the site.

Hutt City mayor Campbell Barry will help mark this significant milestone at a ceremony being held at Wesley Rātā Village at 10am on Wednesday November 20. Read more

Baby uplifts spark action by Methodist Alliance members

August 21st, 2019

Several members of the Methodist Alliance are involved in a collective to help reduce the number of babies – particularly Māori babies – being uplifted at birth. Our director, David Hanna,  says this reflects a long Methodist tradition of challenging injustice.

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Porirua Promise will help everyone to benefit from $1.5b regeneration project

August 7th, 2019

We’re calling for the partner organisations involved in the $1.5 billion Porirua Development project to adopt the Porirua Promise, a set of five undertakings we believe will help ensure that everyone in East Porirua benefits from this once-in-a lifetime opportunity.  We helped develop the Porirua Promise following a 2-day learning trip to Auckland in May to get insights into the “do’s and don’ts” of large housing regeneration projects. We’ll present it to the development partners at a meeting on August 21.

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