One of downtown Auckland’s newest high-rises has a function that’s never been seen before in New Zealand, Newsroom reveals. Instead of commercial offices or fresh lock-up-and-leaves for cashed-up urbanites, the 11-storey building on Hobson Street is there to provide a space for the city’s homeless to live, heal and get on with life. Despite some early hiccups due to Covid restrictions, the Auckland City Mission’s new facility is truly up and open to serve Auckland’s homeless population.