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Poverty Week

Poverty Week, brought to you by Kiwibank

Oxfam's research earlier this year showed that New Zealand’s two richest men owned the same wealth as the poorest 30 percent. Executive director of Oxfam New Zealand Rachael Le Mesurier says the story of wealth inequality is a story of the super-rich, as new wealth created in each year continues to be concentrated among the already extremely wealthy. She says this is not a sign of success, but of economic failure, and outlines what we can do about it.

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Auckland, move aside. Indemic director Nick Jones makes the case for why small-town New Zealand is deserving of the same urban design treatment as big cities - and why this is important when it comes to social equality.

Poverty Week, brought to you by Kiwibank

While the world may sometimes feel like it’s going to hell in a handbasket, Sam Stubbs believes saving can help reduce poverty and social inequality - and believes it's something that could benefit Aotearoa, too.