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

Our work is based on the belief that people are the experts in their own lives. We support them to identify their strengths and skills and the changes they believe will allow them to have a better life.

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

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Communities have the answer in our post-lockdown world

June 11th, 2020

“All communities, including those facing the greatest inequities, are strong and adaptable and capable of leading out their own solutions.” Our director David Hanna has been reflecting on the importance of letting communities take the lead as we face our post-Covid-19 future. Read more

Our work at Level 2

May 18th, 2020

We’re starting to readjust the way we work during Level 2 of the Covid-19 lockdown. This week our staff will begin returning to their offices throughout Wellington, but we are limiting the number who can be in an office at any one time. We’re also changing the way we run our Community Pantry and the Porirua Fruit & Vege Co-op and we’re looking at how we can start running group activities again. Read more

Old-school technology helps Hutt Valley seniors stay connected

April 20th, 2020

Forget about video-conferencing apps like Zoom or House Party. A group of Hutt Valley seniors who usually meet at Wesley Rātā Village in Naenae every Monday afternoon are going old-school when it comes to staying in touch during the Covid-19 lockdown, using telephone calls to deepen existing friendships and develop new ones. Read more