Posts Tagged ‘NZ Council of Christian Social Services’

Proposal for State to sell off 10,000 needy New Zealanders

Friday, September 18th, 2015

A newly released report proposes handing control of services for the 10,000 “highest-cost clients of the social services system” a new national “Better Lives” agency or to expanded “district health and social boards” (DHSBs), which would buy services from mostly non-government “navigators” to coordinate help for needy clients in their regions. The report says each Read more

NZ’s rich and poor gap a huge wake up call

Friday, December 9th, 2011

New Zealand has been given a huge wake-up call with the OECD highlighting it as the world leader in growth and income inequality, a policy analyst claims. The gap between New Zealand’s rich and poor has widened more than in any other developed country during the past 20 years, according to an OECD report. Figures Read more