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Posts Tagged ‘ poverty ’

WATCH: Kaibosh puts the kibosh on food poverty in Wellington

Jun 8th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Some of the $872m in food Kiwis discard annually is find its way to good homes. BONNIE MOSEN reports



Charitable Pick Me Up returns to Wellington and promises free coffee.

May 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

City Mission’s winter appeal with a caffeinated boost for low income families. SAM ROBINSON reports.



Food parcel demand increases as rents rise

Nov 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News

Pressure on food banks is mounting in Wellington as rents continue to rise. AIMEE EASTWOOD reports



Central city Wet House looking more likely

Nov 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Wellington is on track to get its first wet house. City Councillor Brian Dawson says council’s hoping the wet house will go some way towards solving the city’s homeless problem. AIMEE EASTWOOD reports.



Politics, social issues on the minds of high school students

Aug 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Year 10s at Wellington High School are looking closely at this year’s General Election



Beneficiaries and Maori being hit hardest by rises in living costs

Jun 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Features, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News, Student Features

Statistics New Zealand has released a report showing the rising costs of tobacco and rent is affecting New Zealand’s poorest, particularly Maori and beneficiaries. AIMEE EASTWOOD investigates.



Sallies encouraging New Zealanders to think before they vote

Feb 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

The latest Salvation Army State of the Nation report raises questions that need answering ahead of the election due to entrenched child abuse and poverty, alarming housing conditions and an exploding prison population. SHAR DAVIS reports.



Child abuse, poverty, housing, prisons show NZ ‘off track’

Feb 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The Salvation Army recognise government financial management, but the ledger is not balanced.



Perceptions of inequality imported from overseas

Oct 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Inequality and public perceptions a paradox

Oct 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



A traditional approach to fight climate change

Feb 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Politicians want to make the world a better place – just in different ways

Sep 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

A passionate and at times unruly crowd grilled Rongotai candidates in Miramar.



St Pauls in Wellington hosts 1000 at Forum on Child Poverty

Aug 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

A 10-year-old girl who challenged a politician to help her friend out of poverty typifies passionate crowd.



Homeless and poverty issues separate mayoral candidates

Sep 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, Most Popular, News

One hopeful Nicola Young says people chose to live an “unconventional life”.



All things being equal (or not) that is the question

Mar 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

MELISSA WASTNEY talks to Wellington writer Max Rashbrooke about New Zealand’s growing divide and what it means for us.



Teacher lights up California kids’ lives the Kiwi way

Mar 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Dyer-Kelly Elementary – its children are high achievers, thanks to its Kiwi principal.



Vulnerable US families lose whoever wins the White House

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout

JEAN ELTRINGHAM, ERIN KAVANAGH-HALL and MELISSA WASTNEY ask questions about America’s most vulnerable.



Wellingtonians sign up for end to “dying wage”

Aug 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Living Wage brings community groups together in capital.



Living wage campaign launch for Wellington

Aug 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Organisers say small businesses backing different pay calculation.



What now post-election – business as usual?

Nov 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Opinion

Before the election, child poverty hotly-debated.



The Green Party’s changing image suits 11% of voters

Nov 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The Greens have grown their vote by five percentage points since the last election. TESSA JOHNSTONE ponders the keys to their success.



Te Tai Tokerau’s child poverty policies revealed

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Labour, Maori and Mana candidates talk child health.



Maori voters call for change to extinguish poverty

Nov 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Poverty is the biggest issue in New Zealand for Maori voters in Porirua who want change. TENNESSEE MANSFORD reports.



Economists conflicted over income inequality

Nov 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Earnings are up, hourly wages are down and inflation keeps rising.



What it’s like surviving on just a bowl of rice

Aug 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwis cut back on the luxuries to raise money for poverty.



‘Amazing’ scholarship results for local students

Apr 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington College celebrates its status as No 2 in country



Kiwisaver doesn’t save Kiwis when in dire straits

Mar 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Most turned down for Kiwisaver refunds due to financial hardship.



Aboriginal director tells the hard stories about his community

Oct 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Features

Director Warwick Thornton visits Wellington to promote his first feature length film, Samson and Delilah. He speaks to KYLIE KLEIN-NIXON about community and telling the truth.



Greek youth fight for a better future

Dec 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

‘My generation is without a future,’ Greek student tells NewsWire.



Love your heart – or it may end up costing you your life

Oct 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

The biggest rise in food prices in 18 years means it’s getting harder to eat well for cardiac health, reports JENNY MEYER.