Tackling Tauranga's little-known homeless problem in the age of Covid - News Summed Up

Tackling Tauranga's little-known homeless problem in the age of Covid


Dominico Zapata/Stuff Tauranga mayor Tenby Powell at a bus-stop in downtown Tauranga which is a popular gathering place for the homeless. Dominico Zapata/Stuff Tauranga RSA president Fred Milligan describes the deal to house the homeless as "the perfect model". Heavily pregnant Eliza Ruri has been staying there since the early stages of the Covid lockdown. He describes life on the street during the Covid lockdown as like a zombie movie. “The homeless got a house because of the Covid, not because they’re homeless, that’s what we all say.”


Source: Stuff July 11, 2020 16:52 UTC



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