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Read the latest news and updates from Emerge Aotearoa Trust and its entities.

Manawa Ora, a tikanga tool for lived experience storytellers

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Introducing our Mana Whakahaere

Emerge Aotearoa’s new Mana Whakahaere says the organisation has an opportunity to be a leader in the way an organisation achieves equity and better outcomes for Māori by embracing Te Ao Māori principles.

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Transitional housing purchase helping to meet urgent needs

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Mental Health: Free 1737 peer support line popular with middle aged men - NZ Herald

NZ Herald article 11 November 2021

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Manurewa High School students’ enterprises finalists in Youth Enterprise Scheme (YES)

The Generator (an initiative run by Emerge Aotearoa and Vaka Tautua), has supported enterprising students in Manurewa High School towards better financial futures by funding opportunities for them to test their YES prototypes.

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Families building stronger financial outcomes

Two years after launching, The Generator is continuing to help enterprising Kiwis experiencing financial hardship to pave their way to a stronger financial future and improve their wellbeing.

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New homes reconnect whānau with Maraenui community

A wonderful partnership between Emerge Aotearoa and Kāinga Ora in Maraenui.

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Celebrating Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

At the Emerge Aotearoa Group, Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori is a very important time of year and although we find ourselves in a different world right now, it did not stop us celebrating the Reo. We just did it in different ways.

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Introducing our New Executive Director of Emerge Aotearoa Limited

We are thrilled to announce that Nicola Coom has accepted the role of Executive Director of Emerge Aotearoa Limited, alongside her existing role of Executive Director of Ignite Aotearoa. Nicola will lead our social services across the motu, including our mental health, addiction, disability support, peer, employment, offender rehabilitation and housing support. This includes our emergency and transitional housing services.

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Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill Submission

We support the banning of conversion practices in Aotearoa New Zealand and the three objectives of this bill. We have made recommendations for the improvement of the bill. This submission is made on behalf of Barbara Disley, Chief Executive, and members of the Emerge Aotearoa Group Executive Team. It has their full support and endorsement.

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Masterton Social Housing Development

A whakawātea was held at Emerge Aotearoa’s new Masterton social housing development on Thursday 1 July to officially bless the whenua.

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New Zealand Housing Crisis - Al Jazeera Report

Wayne Hay reports from Auckland in the first of Al Jazeera's four-part series on the rising cost of housing.

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