Posts Tagged ‘Financial Pressure’

Government’s action in terms financial hardship quite muted

Thursday, April 16th, 2020
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The Government has responded swiftly and robustly with various economic packages, health advice, new measures and health-based restrictions that have created a new normal in Aotearoa. But action in the area of debt and financial hardship has been quite muted and lacks strategy the Salvation Army says. In a report published last Thursday, they say: Read more

Judge criticises Church for putting pressure on Pasifikans to donate

Friday, December 20th, 2013

A Palmerston North judge has criticised the cultural pressures put on Pacific Islanders to give money to churches in New Zealand. His criticism came after a woman stole more than $27,000 from her workplace to keep up payments to her church. Ana Fangaiuiha, worked for Countdown in Palmerston North for five years, and was promoted Read more