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The Dominion Post - - Capitalday -

A New Zealand song is pro­mot­ing the launch of an Aus­tralian home­less ini­tia­tive in Welling­ton. How do you

sleep? is a song about home­less­ness that is gath­er­ing mo­men­tum across so­cial me­dia. Writ­ten and per­formed by Welling­ton singer-song­writer

Ryan Ed­wards and his 15-year-old daugh­ter, Lily-wai, the song and mu­sic video high­lights the work done by Aus­tralian move­ment Points for Pur­pose, which en­cour­ages peo­ple to use their ex­cess loy­alty points to buy sleep­ing bags for the home­less. Founder David Drury launched Points for Pur­pose in Welling­ton this week to ben­e­fit Welling­ton’s home­less. Visit points­for­pur­ to see how to buy and do­nate a sleep­ing bag to ben­e­fit home­less peo­ple in Welling­ton by us­ing FlyBuys points. To cel­e­brate In­ter­na­tional Trans­gen­der Day of Vis­i­bil­ity, Welling­ton’s Michael Fowler Cen­tre will be lit with blue and pink hues tonight.

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