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Policy report

Further fraying of the welfare safety net

Highlights key changes and identifies themes in the continued and systematic reduction of social welfare and income support for children in New Zealand since 2008.
Journal article

Does the living wage ensure an adequate standard of living for families?

This article considers the setting and adequacy of the level of the living wage in New Zealand and suggests changes in the way the rate is calculated.
Report

Children and the living wage

This background paper explains why families in Aotearoa New Zealand need a much more robust system of tax credit supports, as well as higher wages. New Zealand was once a model for other countries to follow in regard to its egalitarianism. Today, there is high...