News

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

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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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PeerZone move to Mind and Body Consultants

MEDIA RELEASE - 13 January 2021

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Emerge Aotearoa welcomes the new Public Housing Plan: Media Release

Emerge Aotearoa welcomes the new Public Housing Plan as one part of a range of housing initiatives needed to address the housing crisis.

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Housing partnership helps more Kiwis into new homes: A case study

A new Auckland housing development is an example of how private interests can work with public good to help get New Zealanders from all walks of life into warm, safe, secure homes.

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The Generator supports communities during COVID-19 lockdown

During the COVID-19 response in early 2020, The Generator enabled people to support their communities by providing and delivering more than 13,000 emergency meals and 5000 veggie packs to those in need in greater Auckland.

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Group CE Barbara Disley interview with Radio NZ

Covid 19 coronavirus: Calls and txts to mental health line almost doubles

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Unique approach to addressing hardship in Aotearoa

On Thursday 29 August Emerge Aotearoa and Vaka Tautua launched The Generator with the support of the Ministry of Social Development and Westpac.

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