Households with disabilities are also twice as likely to be living in impoverished situations in comparison with Pākehā.
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Free period products in all schools and kura
Periods issues at school include embarrassment, stigma, missing classes, being “caught out” without product, cost, lack of knowledge and discomfort.
Māori Wardens receive desperately needed funding
Good news for Auckland Central Māori Wardens after facing Covid-19 challenges in 2020.
Kirihimete Koha campaign to feed hungry tamariki
Food distribution needed over Christmas as the number of hungry mouths keeps rising.
Landlord refuses to renew lease for Manurewa community centre
Manurewa-based 'Waka of Caring' operator Debbie Munroe says her landlord is refusing to extend her two-year lease.
More than 500 extra workers deployed to ease Covid testing queues
Bernie O'Donnell says shorter Covid-19 testing queues, wi-fi and kai are among the three chief needs of the poor.
Poverty action plan tops Green Party policies for election
Greens look to improve social support system to pull Kiwis out of poverty.
Green Party proposes guaranteed minimum income for all New Zealanders
The Greens are offering a radical policy on poverty as it launches its election campaign.
Greens unveil plan for guaranteed minimum income
The Green Party has unveiled a poverty action plan today, which includes a guaranteed minimum income funded by a wealth tax.
Call for more support for whānau relying on benefits
New research shows families who rely on benefits could find themselves hundreds of dollars short every week, making it difficult to avoid poverty. Advocacy group, Child Poverty Action Group says something needs to be done, and fast.