poverty

7 Dec 18, 10:08am
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
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29 Sep 18, 9:36am
Kevin Loane sees the new trade tensions as strategic competition, unlikely to be resolved anytime soon. China's membership of the WTO has not resulted in it being a moderating force
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15 May 18, 10:11am
Long, slow, positive trends don’t make it to the front page or to water-cooler conversations. So we develop peculiar misperceptions, especially the idea that a preponderance of things are going wrong, says Bjørn Lomborg
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2 Apr 18, 9:59am
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
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30 Jan 18, 4:30pm
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'
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3 Dec 17, 6:04am
The new Housing Minister sets out how he plans to "build communities", deal with homlessness, "build 100,000 affordable homes for first home buyers", help renters, and sort out the tax incentives
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24 Nov 17, 10:02am
Matt Nolan delves into poverty, looking at what it is, where it is, how to combat it, child poverty and more
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14 Aug 17, 7:24am
National's boot camp policy a dog-whistle to Winston First voters as English and Joyce seek poll jump; Alex Tarrant says the policy is an insulting acknowledgement of the National Cabinet's lack of understanding on inter-generational poverty
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23 Jun 17, 12:06pm
NZIER's Derek Gill argues poverty is the problem in New Zealand, not income inequality, and this limits social mobility
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9 Jun 17, 10:02am
Motu on Budget winners and losers, getting the 50s out of economics, poverty as a disease, the new Silk Road, smiling as a proxy for diversity, and the problem with ‘and’
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23 May 17, 12:25pm
Poll suggests New Zealanders view housing and healthcare as the two key issues for Finance Minister Steven Joyce to address in this week's Budget
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24 Jan 17, 7:46am
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton deconstructs Oxfam's 'wealth inequality' figures and points out that you might be more financially well-off than you think
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23 Jan 17, 2:01pm
ACT Leader David Seymour says urban planning laws must change for housing affordability to be improved, advocates sharing central government revenue with councils
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29 Nov 16, 1:56pm
Treasury secretary Gabriel Makhlouf argues if 'mood of uncertainty' about the value of globalisation & free trade spreads this would be a big risk to NZ’s living standards
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18 Oct 16, 10:41am
NZ Initiative argues the housing crisis is behind inequality in NZ and 'a modern society and affordable housing do not have to be mutually exclusive'
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15 Oct 16, 9:51am
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
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18 Sep 16, 7:12am
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
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15 Jun 16, 10:38am
Grant Duncan calls for ACC to be extended as originally intended to cover major health issues not caused in employment. The reaching of full funding sustainability opens the option
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18 Apr 16, 11:13am
British professor Guy Standing says the 'old' income distribution system has broken down irretrievably. He sees a growing group of workers facing inequality and insecurity
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16 Apr 16, 10:39am
Michael Fletcher agrees a Universal Basic Income may be a good idea – but we will still need social security that works
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