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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.

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Latest news & updates

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

Update on how we’re supporting people during the lockdown

April 1st, 2020

The team at Wesley Community Action is working hard to ensure we continue to help the most vulnerable people in our community while keeping them and ourselves safe. We have developed new, clear protocols to inform all of our work and we are re-organising our work to fit the new ‘lockdown’ environment. Read more