In the wake of Whanganui's draft housing strategy and concern about Whanganui homeless, Liz Wylie talks to Whanganui Peoples' Centre manager Sharon Semple about what is being done for the city's homeless.

Sharon Semple, her co-worker Hannah Annabell and Tina Hansen of the Out of Gate Programme have been assisting Whanganui's homeless including a pair featured in a recent Chronicle article on housing.

Along with a number of other agencies, the Peoples' Centre has worked with the Whanganui District Council (WDC) to help formulate the draft for a new Housing Strategy which is now open for public submissions.

The purpose