MSD

5th May 19, 6:31am
Chris Trotter looks at how Sepuloni's welfare reform agenda bumps up against Robertson's spending control framework, and assesses how this will be resolved
Chris Trotter looks at how Sepuloni's welfare reform agenda bumps up against Robertson's spending control framework, and assesses how this will be resolved
5th May 19, 6:31am
18th Jan 18, 12:24pm
We have had seven years where the growth in the number of workers has been faster than the growth in beneficiaries, despite the ageing population. But is that trend about to reverse?
We have had seven years where the growth in the number of workers has been faster than the growth in beneficiaries, despite the ageing population. But is that trend about to reverse?
18th Jan 18, 12:24pm
25th Jul 17, 4:50pm
'Housing costs these days make up a much greater proportion of the household budget than they used to,' MSD incomes and inequality report finds
'Housing costs these days make up a much greater proportion of the household budget than they used to,' MSD incomes and inequality report finds
25th Jul 17, 4:50pm
21st Jul 17, 12:38pm
Social Housing Register waiting list hits new record high in June; Amy Adams says rising rents partly to blame but AS boost could help; Labour's Twyford highlights NZ homelessness as worst in OECD
Social Housing Register waiting list hits new record high in June; Amy Adams says rising rents partly to blame but AS boost could help; Labour's Twyford highlights NZ homelessness as worst in OECD
21st Jul 17, 12:38pm
30th May 17, 1:56pm
Bill English & Olly Newland defend Accommodation Supplement boost as Labour’s David Parker rips into it as subsidising millionaire Auckland landlords
Bill English & Olly Newland defend Accommodation Supplement boost as Labour’s David Parker rips into it as subsidising millionaire Auckland landlords
30th May 17, 1:56pm
2nd Mar 17, 12:44pm
Critical independent report prepared for Treasury that the Government tried to keep from the public says Government 'lacks an overal plan' in terms of land development and housing in Auckland
Critical independent report prepared for Treasury that the Government tried to keep from the public says Government 'lacks an overal plan' in terms of land development and housing in Auckland
2nd Mar 17, 12:44pm
23rd Nov 16, 1:23pm
Ministers announce cap for Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme in 2016/17 raised by 1,000 to 10,500; say allows horticulture and wine exporters to keep growing; Winston Peters rails against National's "immigration madness"
Ministers announce cap for Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme in 2016/17 raised by 1,000 to 10,500; say allows horticulture and wine exporters to keep growing; Winston Peters rails against National's "immigration madness"
23rd Nov 16, 1:23pm
17th Nov 16, 1:49pm
Steven Joyce and Anne Tolley announce NZ$7.5 mln package of support for Kaikoura businesses with less than 20 workers; NZ$500/week per worker for eight weeks, but may be extended; to cost NZ$7.5 mln
Steven Joyce and Anne Tolley announce NZ$7.5 mln package of support for Kaikoura businesses with less than 20 workers; NZ$500/week per worker for eight weeks, but may be extended; to cost NZ$7.5 mln
17th Nov 16, 1:49pm
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8th Nov 16, 4:02pm
New Statistics NZ research shows household livings costs rose twice as fast for beneficiaries and poor than for the rich and faster than CPI; lower interest costs help homeowners; high rents hurt poor
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New Statistics NZ research shows household livings costs rose twice as fast for beneficiaries and poor than for the rich and faster than CPI; lower interest costs help homeowners; high rents hurt poor
8th Nov 16, 4:02pm
7th Nov 16, 6:53pm
Paula Bennett and John Key announce $303.6 mln package of spending on emergency housing, including buying and leasing motels and building pre-fab homes; also $100 mln loan for Housing NZ; but deny crisis
Paula Bennett and John Key announce $303.6 mln package of spending on emergency housing, including buying and leasing motels and building pre-fab homes; also $100 mln loan for Housing NZ; but deny crisis
7th Nov 16, 6:53pm
13th Oct 16, 11:02am
Tax professor calls for independent inquiry into how tax evaders and benefit fraudsters are treated by the justice system
Tax professor calls for independent inquiry into how tax evaders and benefit fraudsters are treated by the justice system
13th Oct 16, 11:02am
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18th Nov 15, 12:47pm
Salvation Army survey finds 568 children living in cars, garages, campervans and motels in Auckland; it calls for Govt to build 1,000 new social houses a year for 10 years; wants housing for kids as right in law
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Salvation Army survey finds 568 children living in cars, garages, campervans and motels in Auckland; it calls for Govt to build 1,000 new social houses a year for 10 years; wants housing for kids as right in law
18th Nov 15, 12:47pm
10th Dec 12, 3:16pm
Matt Nolan says the decline of middle class household incomes is an American issue, not a New Zealand one; ours have risen even in difficult times. We should worry about other income issues he says. Your view?
Matt Nolan says the decline of middle class household incomes is an American issue, not a New Zealand one; ours have risen even in difficult times. We should worry about other income issues he says. Your view?
10th Dec 12, 3:16pm
28th Aug 12, 9:19am
Beneficiaries who fail drug test for job application to be given 30 days to get clean, or benefit cut in half, Bennett says
Beneficiaries who fail drug test for job application to be given 30 days to get clean, or benefit cut in half, Bennett says
28th Aug 12, 9:19am
15th May 12, 5:52pm
BusinessDesk: Rebstock to head panel that will assess actuarial value of welfare
BusinessDesk: Rebstock to head panel that will assess actuarial value of welfare
15th May 12, 5:52pm
7th Dec 11, 4:12pm
Accommodation Supplement: Landlord subsidy punching a big hole in govt books due to unaffordable housing, or an essential benefit?
Accommodation Supplement: Landlord subsidy punching a big hole in govt books due to unaffordable housing, or an essential benefit?
7th Dec 11, 4:12pm
22nd Aug 11, 9:28am
Dunne explains the reasons behind the govt's abolition of gift duty; Other departments will now have more work to do policing welfare programmes
Dunne explains the reasons behind the govt's abolition of gift duty; Other departments will now have more work to do policing welfare programmes
22nd Aug 11, 9:28am
4th May 11, 9:36am
Govt not looking at Super eligibility despite report saying over 65s will increasingly stay in paid work
Govt not looking at Super eligibility despite report saying over 65s will increasingly stay in paid work
4th May 11, 9:36am
5th Dec 10, 2:41pm
Opinion: Income inequality in New Zealand
Opinion: Income inequality in New Zealand
5th Dec 10, 2:41pm
25th Oct 08, 12:25pm
Benefit claims rising
Benefit claims rising
25th Oct 08, 12:25pm