Posts Tagged ‘Budget 2017’

Budget recognising some Kiwis are missing out

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Two billion dollars will go back into the pockets of New Zealand families, with the Government unveiling a combination of tax cuts, a boost to the accommodation supplement and Working for Families. Salvation Army says the budget is a step in the right direction to correct the growing imbalance in New Zealand society between the Read more

Caritas Budget submission highlights impact of Kaikōura earthquakes

Monday, February 13th, 2017

“Right now, our staff are in Kaikōura with Te tai o te Marokura Health and Social Service, looking at how the earthquake has impacted kai moana in the area, and how this has in turn impacted whānau health, said  Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand Director Julianne Hickey. She was making an oral submission on the 2017 Read more