Man with a Mission: Bringing health to the homeless

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Man with a Mission: Bringing health to the homeless

Chris Farrelly
Chris Farrelly

Chris Farrelly left his position as chief executive at Northland’s Manaia PHO last year to lead the Auckland City Mission. Now an advocate for homeless people, he’s clear he hasn’t left the health sector. “I am totally in it – this is a health service,” he tells Cliff Taylor. Photographs by Chris Reid

The Auckland City Mission feels strangely deserted at 9.30 on a Friday morning. The high-ceilinged foyer has seen bet­t