State of the Nation: Kei a Tātou – It Is Us

Some people are missing out despite more jobs and GDP rising: ‘The full impact is seen in a “frightening” rise in the number of families falling into food poverty. After five years of almost unchanged demand the number of families seeking food parcels from The Salvation Army’s 65 foodbanks jumped 12 per cent— the biggest increase in since the recession.’

‘New Zealand cannot separate out its poorest people and pretend they don’t matter, says The Salvation Army in its annual State of the Nation Report.’