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Brian Easton says you are entitled to wonder how we can pursue 'trust' in government and 'cohesion' in society without considering inequality. He is looking to the Budget Policy Statement for some progress, particularly on child poverty
7th Feb 22, 9:16am
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Brian Easton says you are entitled to wonder how we can pursue 'trust' in government and 'cohesion' in society without considering inequality. He is looking to the Budget Policy Statement for some progress, particularly on child poverty
Susan St John says this latest 'ad hoc policy change' from the Government will be used to make Working for Families less generous for ‘working’ families through a poorly understood sleight of hand
8th Nov 21, 3:48pm
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Susan St John says this latest 'ad hoc policy change' from the Government will be used to make Working for Families less generous for ‘working’ families through a poorly understood sleight of hand
New Stats NZ data shows little change to child poverty measures in recent years, with 151,700 children living in material hardship
25th Feb 20, 11:07am
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New Stats NZ data shows little change to child poverty measures in recent years, with 151,700 children living in material hardship
Chris Trotter argues Jacinda Ardern's 'year of delivery' was naivety of a very particular kind and 'transformational government' requires an unflinching exercise of political mastery over her civil service advisers
2nd Dec 19, 8:00am
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Chris Trotter argues Jacinda Ardern's 'year of delivery' was naivety of a very particular kind and 'transformational government' requires an unflinching exercise of political mastery over her civil service advisers
Chris Trotter asks whether Jacinda Ardern’s government is a critical mass of talent, or a critical mess of failure
26th Aug 19, 9:53am
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Chris Trotter asks whether Jacinda Ardern’s government is a critical mass of talent, or a critical mess of failure
The NZ economy may have been coined the 'rockstar' economy in 2014, but not everyone benefited from this growth, says the Finance Minister as he explains how his 'wellbeing budget' aims to change this
15th May 19, 12:06pm
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The NZ economy may have been coined the 'rockstar' economy in 2014, but not everyone benefited from this growth, says the Finance Minister as he explains how his 'wellbeing budget' aims to change this
Paul Barber from the NZ Council of Christian Social Services on hope, poverty, family violence, fixing a broken welfare system, reducing inequality through tax reform, virtual mechanics, what great people social workers are and more
7th Dec 18, 10:08am
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Paul Barber from the NZ Council of Christian Social Services on hope, poverty, family violence, fixing a broken welfare system, reducing inequality through tax reform, virtual mechanics, what great people social workers are and more
Unlike the worsening average OECD situation, New Zealand is making small progress with child poverty. But it's not enough by miles. We need to rid ourselves of vanity projects and focus on this core, urgent problem
21st Oct 18, 7:41am
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Unlike the worsening average OECD situation, New Zealand is making small progress with child poverty. But it's not enough by miles. We need to rid ourselves of vanity projects and focus on this core, urgent problem
Paul Barber from the NZ Council of Christian Social Services on winds of change, rental culture changes, reining in predatory lending, poverty and inequality, living wages and more
2nd Apr 18, 9:59am
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Paul Barber from the NZ Council of Christian Social Services on winds of change, rental culture changes, reining in predatory lending, poverty and inequality, living wages and more
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the Government’s Child Poverty Reduction Bill will ensure NZ becomes 'the best place in the world to be a child'
30th Jan 18, 4:30pm
by Jason Walls
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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the Government’s Child Poverty Reduction Bill will ensure NZ becomes 'the best place in the world to be a child'
Geoff Simmons takes aim at the Government for its 'middle class cheerleading', arguing we are being softened-up for a watering-down of Labour's child poverty reduction goals
18th Jan 18, 2:26pm
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Geoff Simmons takes aim at the Government for its 'middle class cheerleading', arguing we are being softened-up for a watering-down of Labour's child poverty reduction goals
The Morgan Foundation's Jess Berentson-Shaw tackles the Minister of Corrections and Police's view that for every poor family that is stressed, there is public money available to assist them
15th Oct 16, 9:51am
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The Morgan Foundation's Jess Berentson-Shaw tackles the Minister of Corrections and Police's view that for every poor family that is stressed, there is public money available to assist them
Selena Eaqub on the responsibility of Nimbys, our bigger houses, Brexit pain, the need for fiscal stimulus, child poverty, local election apathy and more
14th Oct 16, 10:01am
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Selena Eaqub on the responsibility of Nimbys, our bigger houses, Brexit pain, the need for fiscal stimulus, child poverty, local election apathy and more
The Morgan Foundation's Jess Berentson-Shaw looks in detail at the MBIE Child Poverty report to separate the trends and facts from the political claims made by others over it's data
18th Sep 16, 7:12am
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The Morgan Foundation's Jess Berentson-Shaw looks in detail at the MBIE Child Poverty report to separate the trends and facts from the political claims made by others over it's data
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says the country has much work to do in restoring housing affordability, but the broad social trends are positive
22nd Feb 16, 9:11am
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NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says the country has much work to do in restoring housing affordability, but the broad social trends are positive
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says the tension between targeting benefits to those in most need and encouraging strong families is a real one
21st Dec 15, 9:09am
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NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says the tension between targeting benefits to those in most need and encouraging strong families is a real one
Key and Tolley say Budget 2015 will focus on ways to reduce entrenched poverty for 100,000 children; focus on housing, transport, childcare, debt costs
2nd Dec 14, 3:06pm
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Key and Tolley say Budget 2015 will focus on ways to reduce entrenched poverty for 100,000 children; focus on housing, transport, childcare, debt costs
Key says open to spending more to reducing child poverty; Sees two-step flag referendum done by mid 2016; Likes silver fern, but not black background any more
15th Oct 14, 2:04pm
Key says open to spending more to reducing child poverty; Sees two-step flag referendum done by mid 2016; Likes silver fern, but not black background any more
Gareth Morgan responds to Eric Crampton in his typically aggressive way; promising that RMA reform will offer cheaper housing and solve child poverty is "drivel" he says
3rd Oct 14, 4:39pm
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Gareth Morgan responds to Eric Crampton in his typically aggressive way; promising that RMA reform will offer cheaper housing and solve child poverty is "drivel" he says
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says improving housing affordability is a key step the Government can take to reduce child poverty
30th Sep 14, 9:35am
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The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says improving housing affordability is a key step the Government can take to reduce child poverty
NZIER's Shamubeel Eaqub says recruiting young immigrants could help address problems in the provinces where there are more old people than Japan
18th Jul 14, 3:51pm
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NZIER's Shamubeel Eaqub says recruiting young immigrants could help address problems in the provinces where there are more old people than Japan
Gareth Kiernan says says Labour's Best Start policy is poorly thought through, poorly targeted, and unlikely to effectively solve the perceived problems
4th Feb 14, 12:33pm
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Gareth Kiernan says says Labour's Best Start policy is poorly thought through, poorly targeted, and unlikely to effectively solve the perceived problems
Double shot interview: Bernard Hickey talks to Green Party co-leader Russel Norman about intensive dairying, child poverty and the possible need (eventually) for money printing
25th Nov 11, 6:24pm
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Double shot interview: Bernard Hickey talks to Green Party co-leader Russel Norman about intensive dairying, child poverty and the possible need (eventually) for money printing