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Sun27Aug20172:00pm - 3:30pmRaleigh Street, Awapuni, Palmerston North
Service of Lament for the Housing Crisis - Palmerston North
Palmerston North Anglicans will hold a service of lament on empty Housing New Zealand land. This is an opportunity to collectively mark our sorrow at our society’s failure to ensure all New Zealanders have a home.
Lament services will also take place in other areas - Strathmore, Lower Hutt, Porirua and Central Wellington. We will gather on empty HNZ land as a symbol of our society’s inaction while fellow kiwis struggle without homes.
Lament is a centuries-old practice to acknowledge grief as one step towards healing and restoration. The service will include stories, songs and reflection.
All welcome - we look forward to you joining us!
2pm, Sunday 27 August
Raleigh St, Awapuni.
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