There is widespread concern that economic growth has not been fairly shared, and that the economic crisis has only widened the gap between rich and poor. The Social Policy Division examines the trends and patterns in inequality and poverty for OECD and emerging countries. Read more
ANZ made a profit of $1.2billion and yet their cleaners are on wages just above the minimum! Living Wage Aotearoa has contacted 42 top corporates in New Zealand to invite them to pay a Living Wage to all workers and become accredited like the small to medium enterprises that have come
Tick for Kids is a campaign to build political will for policies for children. Supported by a wide range of organisations, the campaign is working to enable people to participate… Read more You can also like their Facebook page to keep up with their current activity and download their
When Max Rashbrooke began investigating income #inequality he thought he was searching for a story about rich and poor, but instead he found “New Zealand’s history over the last 30 years is a story of the rich and the rest.” Read more
The political left has a problem – inequality. They know that there’s increasing concern in New Zealand society about economic inequality, in particular child poverty, unemployment, and the rising cost of living. Read more.
Economist Thomas Piketty’s message is bleak: the gap between rich and poor threatens to destroy us. Piketty, dubbed the “Inequality Messiah”, has forged insights into the self-perpetuating power of wealth. Read more
Contrary to popular belief, people who are experiencing food poverty are not ignorant of what they should eat as part of a healthy diet or even where to buy affordable food. The most important factor for having a healthy diet is access to affordable healthy food. Read more.
Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand Inc is a national volunteer organisation trying to tackle the wealth inequality and the social problems that it causes. We want a fairer and more equal New Zealand, for all.