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Sun27Aug20173:00 pm27 Strathmore Avenue, Strathmore, Wellington
Service of Lament for the Housing Crisis - Strathmore, Wellington
Churches in southern Wellington 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 - Palmerston North, 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. Our short service will include stories, songs and reflection, followed by afternoon tea together - bring a plate to share.
All welcome - we look forward to you joining us!
3pm, Sunday 27 August
27-33 Strathmore Ave
Bring a plate to share.
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