As you are reading this have a look around, are you in your home sitting comfortably on the sofa, at the table or in your bed?
For many Northlanders, having a place to call home is not a reality – nor is a bed, a couch or a table.
While most of us sit down to breakfast, or pop to the cafe for our flat white, others in our region are living in cow sheds, under tarpaulins, in cars, under bridges, in derelict buildings. Whether you choose to acknowledge what is happening in our own backyard or ignore it, what is certain is that it is not going away.
Solomon Group recently teamed up with Whakamanamai Whānau Trust, The Hits Northland and The Northern Advocate to spread awareness and help Northland’s homeless.
Take a look at the recent articles below to hear from those most in need and find out how you can help.