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How it works - programme overview

Launched in October 2018, Street Guardians provides a weekly opportunity for the street community to spend a day doing activities with community organisations –from fixing bikes and building planter boxes to planting trees and cleaning beaches.

Street Guardians takes place every Tuesday and allows for up to 12 people in each intake. The programme is popular, with most weeks oversubscribed, leading to weekly waitlists at Auckland City Mission which is a key partner of the programme. 

The Street Guardian team helped Waiheke Resources Trust plant 100 trees on Waiheke Island in May 2019. Image: Heart of the City