News

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

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.

Read more

New homes reconnect whānau with Maraenui community

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

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

Youth mental wellbeing and addictions service gets green light from Ministry

EaseUp, a community-based youth alcohol and drug service, is to extend its support across Tāmaki Makaurau thanks to new Ministry of Health funding.

Read more

More homes for Maraenui, with more on the way

Nine family homes for transitional housing at Maraneui, Napier are completed and ready for whānau to move in. The homes are one of three developments underway in Maraenui to deliver 31 transitional housing places.

Read more

Emerge Aotearoa Trust CE Barbara Disley responds to health and disability system reform announcement

The Minister of Health Hon Andrew Little has indicated that there will be radical reform of our health and disability system. Barbara Disley shares her thoughts.

Read more

Sunday Star Times article feat PeerZone Piki Programme

Briony Drysdale is a Piki Peer Supporter who contributed to an article on loneliness (Helen Clark Foundation report) as part of a deep dive into what this looks like to different segments of our community.

Read more

PeerZone move to Mind and Body Consultants

MEDIA RELEASE - 13 January 2021

Read more