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HOUSING:

Sick children will be helped by Healthy Homes Bill

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HOUSING:

Befuddling figures will not house families in need

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INCOMES:

Dispelling the myths of food poverty

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HOUSING:

Making sense of the Government’s housing numbers

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BUDGET 2017:

Would you buy your child’s future from this man?

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HOUSING:

Will the real Home Truths please stand up?

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POVERTY AND DEBT SERIES:

Poverty and debt: a family in crisis

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POVERTY AND DEBT SERIES:

Wild west in the suburbs

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FIX WORKING FOR FAMILIES:

Supporting "hard-working families"?

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EDUCATION:

Children deserve the best education, all the time

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WELFARE:

The smoke and mirrors of benefit figures

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WELFARE:

It’s better policy needed, not marriage incentives

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GUEST BLOG - EDUCATION:

Quality, inclusive Early Childhood Education in Aotearoa New Zealand: Under-funded and neglected

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SOCIAL INVESTMENT:

So, how are we making our investments?

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HEALTH:

Targeting single health issues will not fix child poverty

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FIX WORKING FOR FAMILIES GUEST BLOG:

Working toward better support

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SOCIAL SECURITY:

Increasing the age for children in care: What does it mean?

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HOUSING:

Tenure security is bigger than longer leases

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INCOMES:

Budget surplus: Do the right thing

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SOCIAL POLICY::

Ministerial housing announcement underwhelming

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SOCIAL SECURITY:

Breaking down the 'social investment' approach

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FWFF:

Comments on Labour's "The Future of Work" series

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GUEST BLOG:

Mums need to be supported, not punished

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Incomes:

All jobs are not created equal

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HOUSING:

A $1 billion fund to subsidise speculators

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FIX WORKING FOR FAMILIES:

Australia could teach us a lesson in family tax credits

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FIX WORKING FOR FAMILIES:

What's up with housing? But also, what's up with incomes?

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HOUSING CRISIS:

A little help goes a long way. Except for this time.

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FIX WORKING FOR FAMILIES GUEST BLOG:

Playing the blame game does nothing to fix child poverty

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HOUSING:

Home comforts a civil right for Swedish renters

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FIX WORKING FOR FAMILIES GUEST BLOG:

Antiquated welfare system needs a reality check

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FIX WORKING FOR FAMILIES GUEST BLOG:

A few ladders and lots of snakes

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FIX WORKING FOR FAMILIES GUEST BLOG::

Working for Families does not work for families. Ironic really.

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FIX WORKING FOR FAMILIES GUEST BLOG:

Child welfare needs to be at the heart of our Government

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FIX WORKING FOR FAMILIES GUEST BLOG:

Summer holiday fun? Not for Dale's family

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New inflation indicators are steps in the right direction

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Housing:

The slow demise of the Accommodation Supplement

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Housing:

What would just tenancy laws look like?

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Poverty:

High school students and poverty: what does it mean to them?

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Housing:

Why are New Zealand children living in cars?

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Working For Families:

From the Cradle

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Finance:

The cost of credit matters

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Housing, health:

The links between mould, cold and children’s learning

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Housing:

Child Poverty and Housing: A Catholic View

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Why we should hikoi for homes

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:

What do decile ratings tell us?

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:

Poor Kiwi kids should not have to rely on charity to get ahead at school

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Housing, Health:

Child poverty - a medical student’s perspective

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Housing:

Government-commissioned report makes strong case for a rental WOF

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Education:

Rich schools, poor schools

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Health:

The winter of our discontent

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Social Security:

Complexity wins again

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Social Security, Education:

National Standards no model for Social Services delivery

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Budget:

KiwiSaver changes: the sting in the tail of the Budget

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Social security:

Social bonds - an unfortunate experiment

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Education:

Why on earth are scholarship fees being increased?

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Social Security:

Low benefit levels a major cause of poverty

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Housing:

Social housing: waiting list jeopardy for most needy

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Child poverty measurement:

The disappearing data story

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Guest Blog:

Can you pick which one of these young people might be homeless?

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Social Security:

What will help poorest children most, right now?

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Child poverty and disability:

Keeping disabled kids in the shadows

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Guest Blog:

I grew up hungry: Why I give to child poverty charities

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Social security:

Children, poverty and choice

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Child poverty measurement:

Time to get on same page on child poverty numbers

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Social Security:

Why do we send some of the poorest mothers in New Zealand to jail?

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Social Security:

A quick look at Social Impact Bonds

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Early childhood care and education:

How poverty stops children making the most of early childhood education

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Social Security:

Welfare reform as the politics of redistribution - Part Three

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Social Security:

Welfare reform as the politics of redistribution - Part Two

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Social Security:

Welfare reform as the politics of redistribution - Part One

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Housing:

Social housing reforms should come as no surprise

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Housing:

Record your Rental

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Inequality:

Child abuse and neglect - the links with inequality

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Social Security:

19th Century thinking about relationships — how we hate the poor

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Inequality:

Who backs the backing singers in the rock star economy?

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Budget:

What will it take to create real progress for New Zealand’s Pacific Children?

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Social Security:

Those with the least left further behind

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Housing:

Auckland housing crisis is a South Auckland housing crisis

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Social Security:

Child Poverty, The benefit balance

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