1 Jun 2018

Ministry of Social Development 'working hard' as homeless face cold winter

From Morning Report, 7:19 am on 1 June 2018

It's the first day of winter. And while some people stock up on heaters, electric blankets and duvets, hundreds of others are seeking shelter in doorways to escape the cold. Last month, the government said it would try to get everyone into a home this winter but groups working with the homeless community say demand for emergency housing and services is still through the roof. Eva Corlett reports.