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Insight: The rub between WINZ and beneficiaries

The vision of the Ministry of Social Development is to help New Zealanders to help themselves to be safe, strong and independent. But many beneficiaries are taking to social media to talk about its lack of humanity.
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Insight: NZ's mental health at breaking point?

The World Health Organisation predicts that depression will be the second leading cause of disability in the world by 2020. What are New Zealand's services doing to keep up?
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Rhema Vaithianathan - the algorithm ace

Professor Rhema Vaithianathan is co-director of the Centre for Social Data Analytics at AUT. She is widely published in the research areas of health and development economics and applied microeconomics, has been a policy analyst for the New Zealand Treasury, and was a Harkness Fellow...
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Insight: Data in exchange for help

This New Zealand radio documentary explores the issues involved with government collection of social service data.