New Zealanders, on average, are wealthier than ever before, but more of us rely on a benefit to survive. A new report suggests that, to address the growing inter-generational welfare issues, a longer-term approach is needed. Shane Cowlishaw reports.
Almost $1 billion is owed in child support by people living overseas, with one person in debt for $4.3 million. What impact does this have on parents struggling to raise their children and how is the Government tackling the issue?
New Zealand may be surging forward economically, but in the shadows, many of our children are hungry, sick, and struggling for a quality education. A new report from UNICEF is grim reading about our children’s plight.