Poverty

Poverty

About Poverty

How we treat those who are struggling is one of the key markers of a compassionate society. We’re committed to investigating the reality of poverty and deprivation in New Zealand, with the purpose of contributing well-researched policy recommendations that have the potential to transform and redeem the lives of our neighbours who need help.

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Changing the Story – Poverty panel discussion

By Maxim Institute


Every society tells a story about the good life, getting a fair go, or what it takes to live well….

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Wasted Youth? – How one audacious leader reimagined the system


Dale Williams had a problem. He inherited the leadership of a small town that was facing high rates of youth…

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Sir John Graham Lecture 2011 | <em>Renewing Compassion</em>

Sir John Graham Lecture 2011 | Renewing Compassion


A vision for welfare that frees rather than traps the poor After decades of modern welfare programmes failing to solve…

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Untangling aid: Complexities, challenges and ways forward for foreign aid

Untangling aid: Complexities, challenges and ways forward for foreign aid


New Zealand is a wealthy country in a world with much need. Confronted by this, many are concerned about the…

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