Posts Tagged ‘Child Poverty Statistics’

We need Māori-led research into poverty

Thursday, February 29th, 2024

Māori-led research is needed to understand poverty. So says Massey University’s Pro-vice Chancellor Māori, Professor Meihana Durie (pictured). The Government should focus Māori-led research on the causes of high poverty among tamariki instead of dismantling former Māori leaders’ work, he says. “What we know from Māori led research projects is that the data that reveals Read more

Stats show no change in child poverty

Monday, April 17th, 2023

There has been no real improvement to the proportion of our tamariki living in poverty according to the recently released 2021/22 Child Poverty Statistics for Aotearoa. About one in 10 children experience material hardship where their households cannot afford things like regular healthy food, doctors’ visits or to pay their power bills on time, according Read more