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'Significant, enduring' child poverty in New Zealand according to Child Poverty Monitor

The Viaduct was treated to a fireworks display, which left most scratching their heads.<p>The $12m Lotto Powerball was not won on Wednesday and will …

Food a luxury expense for families in poverty: Christian Council Social Services report

Food has become a luxury resource for families unable to make their incomes stretch to cover housing, heating and unexpected school and medical …

Inside Child Poverty

Poverty

Hearing The Voices Of Our children | Deborah Morris-Travers | TEDxWellington

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Child Poverty New Zealand Political History

New Zealand

Govt should attack housing crisis, not families in need

The other day the Prime Minister told us his "flying squads" had found eight people living in cars. They'd knocked on their doors, but they weren't …

Housing

Homeless family: The realities of living in a van

A family who lived for four months in their van kept going to work and school throughout their ordeal - and their daughter was close to winning a …

7 kids, 1 bedroom and little hope

A Northland mother and seven children are sharing a one-bedroom house this winter, using the dryer to keep warm at night.<p>The home is missing windows, …

Family First blames child poverty on divorce and single parents

<b>Conservative lobby group blames 'family malformation' - including parental breakups - as major culprit.</b><p>Parental breakups, not unemployment, are given …

Kids moving school to school as rent soars

The rising cost of housing is forcing thousands of families to move from house to house, and as a result move their children from school to …

Auckland family of 21 lives in 2-bedroom home

More stories of Auckland's hidden homeless continue to emerge -- this time a family of 21 forced to live in a small, two-bedroom home in south …

Child Poverty NZ

Poverty

Child Poverty is everyone's problem - Children's Commissioner

Children's Commissioner Dr Russell Wills says it's the job of the whole country, not just Government, to make child poverty a priority.<p>Nearly …

New Zealand

New Zealand's latest news, business, sport and entertainment

Your news how you want it.<p>On the go and no time to finish that story right now? Your News is the place for you to save content to read later from any …

New Zealand

Let's hear full story on homeless

IN MY book, kids come first ...<p>No matter how frustrating a parent's situation may be - situations of their own volition, stupidity, criminality or …

Homelessness

Heather du Plessis-Allan: How kind - a ticket to nowhere

At least we're not like New Yorkers. For nearly a decade, New York City has been solving its homeless problem by giving street sleepers a one-way bus …

New Zealand's latest news, business, sport and entertainment

Your news how you want it.<p>On the go and no time to finish that story right now? Your News is the place for you to save content to read later from any …

New Zealand

Maxim thinktank endorses 'participation' as poverty line - Inequality: A New Zealand Conversation

The Maxim Institute thinktank have a new paper out on how to measure poverty – and it endorses the idea that people need to be able to participate in …

Child Poverty

The previous Children's Commissioner, Dr Russell Wills, made reducing child poverty a top priority for his term. We believe everyone from Government, …

Why Fix Working for Families?

Working for Families is a scheme of tax credits paid to eligible families with dependent children aged 18 or younger, to help with the family's …

2. Food In Schools - Child Poverty NZ Solutions

Poverty

Must watch video:New Zealand's chilling child poverty story

New Zealand

Media Centre

Stories of what is happening with The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji & Tonga.<p>Stay up to date with what The Salvation Army is up to around the …

Nigel Latta

Nigel Latta delves head first into the key social issues facing New Zealanders. Made with the support of NZ on Air<p>Titles, characters and all other …

Intellectual Property

New Zealand's income inequality problem

If you’re 35 or younger, the New Zealand you grew up is in many ways remarkably different to people older than you. One of the most profound …

Income inequality stunts NZ growth - OECD

The New Zealand economy would have been 10 per cent larger in 2010 were it not for the steep rise in income inequality which occurred between the …