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A stocktake of New Zealand’s housing: February 2018

This report provides the New Zealand public with a broad overview of the current state of the national housing market and the housing system. This overview takes the form of a series of brief reviews of various housing outcomes and policy areas and backs these...
Policy report

Taking stock: The demand for social housing in New Zealand

This report attempts to paint an overall picture of social housing need in New Zealand and the building response needed to address this.

Off the track: state of the nation report

Annually produced each year, this report provides a marker of how New Zealand is doing as a nation. Introduction This is the 10th State of the Nation report from The Salvation Army’s Social Policy and Parliamentary Unit. The report is produced each year to provide...

Barriers to support: uptake of the Child Disability Allowance in Otara

The Child Disability Allowance (CDA) is a non-income tested payment, paid to the carer of a child under 18 years with a serious disability or health condition in recognition of the extra care and attention required for that child. Research has shown that there is...

What next?: Addressing New Zealand’s youth unemployment

No young person must be allowed to leave school to nothing - no job, no further training, no hope. The Salvation Army is issuing this challenge to the New Zealand community in a report titled ‘What Next?’, focused on the employment needs of 15 to...