We have to stop ignoring youth homelessness

“I hope that our people in power can actually recognise and identify that this is a problem."

‘It's hard without your family’: Teens tell us about living on Auckland's streets

Young and The Reckless is a new documentary about teens who lived on Auckland’s streets.

1 in 6 NZers have experienced homelessness, new study finds

The research also found 27% of New Zealanders struggle to make ends meet at least once a month.

Discrimination is putting LGBTIQ+ at risk of homelessness

 Takatāpui and LGBTIQ+ people in Aotearoa face a higher risk of homelessness due to discrimination, according to new research. 

Researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington, interviewed…

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Why this young wahine founded an organisation to help rangatahi in need

After experiencing the hardships of poverty, Māhera Maihi founded the youth organisation.

'I went from having nothing, to having something.' Homeless rangatahi on being housed during…

Rangatahi who found homes during lockdown after experiencing homelessness share their stories

A youth worker shows us a day in their life helping homeless rangatahi in Auckland

Shiloh Mills is a youth worker helping young people experiencing homelessness in Tāmaki Makaurau.

New Zealand has 100,000 empty homes, and 100,000 homeless people

New Zealand has 100,000 empty houses, while also having 100,000 homeless. We explore why.

Homelessness is not just living on the streets: 5 housing workers explain why

When people have no other options, where do they go?

NZ has around 19,000 homeless young people. Lockdown leaves them vulnerable to abuse and harm

It is estimated that half of New Zealand’s 41,000 homeless are under the age of 25.

How NZ’s housing crisis is a human rights failure from government

The Human Rights Commission says New Zealand’s ongoing housing crisis is a human rights issue

For queer youth in NZ, homelessness is a real fear

1 in 5 trans people in New Zealand have experienced homelessness. We look at why.

Explainer: what's happening for homeless people after lockdown

During lockdown, the streets of Aotearoa have been nearly empty at night. That's partly due to the fact that the government has made 1600 motel units…

The Manurewa drop-in centre helping people survive

“Everything is expensive now. Food’s gone up. Petrol’s gone up. Rent’s gone up. How can people survive?” Debbie Munroe saw people of all backgrounds in her…

A youth mentor on what it's like to be homeless

Aged 18, Anahera spent five months homeless. She tells us how she and her niece would sleep in public bathrooms with the hand dryer on to…

Everybody Eats

The team at Everybody Eats have big dreams to open their doors more than just once a week.