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Housing Panel – Live Q+A


THREE PERSPECTIVES ON HOW WE MOVE FORWARD A decent, affordable place to live is a basic need for every person,…

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Between risk and reality

Between risk and reality

By Kieran Madden


We use statistics to inform policy development and public discourse—it is a tool to better society. But like most tools,…

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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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Death pledge

Death pledge


I went with my father the day he paid off his mortgage. Afterwards, it seemed like his back straightened a…

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Budget won’t fix lack of vision

By Julian Wood


Last Thursday when I told my son I was going to be home late because it was Budget Day, and…

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Connecting communities with help

Connecting communities with help

By Jeremy Vargo


Last week I had a fascinating conversation. I was talking with Lisa Woolley in her office at VisionWest: a large…

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Of corpses and communities

Of corpses and communities

By Jeremy Vargo


A couple of weeks ago, some friends in Auckland held a fundraiser. They put on an afternoon outdoor party, with…

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Think before you type

Think before you type


It took my husband and me over a year to purchase our first home in Auckland. In that time we…

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Generation rent

Generation rent


On December 9, the Institute for Public Policy Research in the UK (IPPR) published a report on the social impacts…

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Government acts to make housing more affordable

Government acts to make housing more affordable


Helping more New Zealanders to buy their own home is not just about making the Kiwi dream of owning a…

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UK may cut housing benefit

UK may cut housing benefit


UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s proposal of stopping payments to those young enough to live with their parents has caused…

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