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Human Rights Commission to hold a national inquiry into housing, saying successive governments have failed New Zealand
3rd Aug 21, 8:34am
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Human Rights Commission to hold a national inquiry into housing, saying successive governments have failed New Zealand
Economist Brian Easton has a quick look at what may be some of the key strategic issues the government might be thinking through in a run up to a wellbeing budget
19th Apr 21, 11:59am
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Economist Brian Easton has a quick look at what may be some of the key strategic issues the government might be thinking through in a run up to a wellbeing budget
Economist Brian Easton says social philosophy in New Zealand is muddled and incomplete
15th Mar 21, 10:27am
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Economist Brian Easton says social philosophy in New Zealand is muddled and incomplete
Economist Brian Easton says the book ‘Good Economics for Hard Times’ should be on your reading list.
10th Aug 20, 9:19am
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Economist Brian Easton says the book ‘Good Economics for Hard Times’ should be on your reading list.
A blueprint to reverse a long-running decline that has consigned generations to unwelcome, and unnecessary, economic and social hardship
13th May 20, 10:48am
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A blueprint to reverse a long-running decline that has consigned generations to unwelcome, and unnecessary, economic and social hardship
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
Stay for 7 days, then pay - Government to start charging emergency housing recipients rent like other social housing tenants 
14th Feb 20, 5:00am
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Stay for 7 days, then pay - Government to start charging emergency housing recipients rent like other social housing tenants 
Government plans to buy and rent about 800 more houses, and set up 'temporary housing villages' as part of $300m investment to reduce homelessness
13th Feb 20, 11:35am
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Government plans to buy and rent about 800 more houses, and set up 'temporary housing villages' as part of $300m investment to reduce homelessness
The NZ Initative's Eric Crampton argues China's economic reforms of 1978 and 1979 should be celebrated instead of the 70th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party’s takeover
5th Oct 19, 9:34am
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The NZ Initative's Eric Crampton argues China's economic reforms of 1978 and 1979 should be celebrated instead of the 70th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party’s takeover
The weak state of the global economy conceals an even gloomier story: the worsening plight of the world’s poorest people. Slower growth will make their climb out of poverty even harder; Ceyla Pazarbasioglu is worried
30th Jun 19, 6:31am
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The weak state of the global economy conceals an even gloomier story: the worsening plight of the world’s poorest people. Slower growth will make their climb out of poverty even harder; Ceyla Pazarbasioglu is worried
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
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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
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
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
29th Sep 18, 9:36am
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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
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
15th May 18, 10:11am
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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
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
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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'
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
3rd Dec 17, 6:04am
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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
Matt Nolan delves into poverty, looking at what it is, where it is, how to combat it, child poverty and more
24th Nov 17, 10:02am
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Matt Nolan delves into poverty, looking at what it is, where it is, how to combat it, child poverty and more
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
14th Aug 17, 7:24am
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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
NZIER's Derek Gill argues poverty is the problem in New Zealand, not income inequality, and this limits social mobility
23rd Jun 17, 12:06pm
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NZIER's Derek Gill argues poverty is the problem in New Zealand, not income inequality, and this limits social mobility
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’
9th Jun 17, 10:02am
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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’
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
23rd 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
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
24th Jan 17, 7:46am
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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
ACT Leader David Seymour says urban planning laws must change for housing affordability to be improved, advocates sharing central government revenue with councils
23rd Jan 17, 2:01pm
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ACT Leader David Seymour says urban planning laws must change for housing affordability to be improved, advocates sharing central government revenue with councils
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
29th Nov 16, 1:56pm
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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