Many Maori move from rural areas to the cities.
City Missioner Heerdegen and one of The Mission's youth programme attendees.
Government standards for residential care increasing
- A work rehabilitation scheme for long-term and cyclically unemployed began in 1983.
- The Mission's community services headquarters moved from among the caryards and warehouses in Taranaki Street to Newtown.
- Work with the elderly was extended through a home help service and a new day centre in Newtown.