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Broadcast on Manawatu People's Radio, 26th October 2021.   Part 1 of 2. Setting up StreetVan 26 years ago. Early days, volunteers, food. Glue sniffers. Second van to take people home. Community reception. Food and other things donated. Types of homelessness in Palmerston North. Mental health issues. Shepherd’s Rest. Childhood as motivation for this sort of work. War veterans. StreetVan now. Charity shop. Shiloh Rehab centre (now closed). Limited support for people released from prison. StreetVan helping people of all ages.  

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Lew Findlay, part 1. Street Van - Manawatu Conversations

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Palmerston North
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October 26, 2021

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charity,
homelsssness,
oral history,
streetvan,

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