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  1. Video for Cautious optimism over child poverty report
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    Cautious optimism over child poverty report

    New Zealand Children's Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft is cautiously optimistic about the findings of the new Child Poverty Monitor report.

  2. Video for KidsCan urges Kiwis to continue support despite slight drop in child poverty rate
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    KidsCan urges Kiwis to continue support despite slight drop in child poverty rate

    The new 2017 Child Poverty Monitor reveals a one to two percent drop across the measures of child poverty in Aotearoa.  Responding to the report, KidsCan has expressed hope that Kiwis won't forget about child poverty as a significant issue in our country.

  3. Video for Communities pull together to feed families in need
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    Communities pull together to feed families in need

    Operating in six regions across Aotearoa, the Christmas Box project aims to alleviate some of the pressure felt by families during the holiday season.

  4. Video for Educators join forces to help free Kiwi kids from poverty
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    Educators join forces to help free Kiwi kids from poverty

    Educators are calling for urgent cross-party talks to finally get rid of child poverty among our Kiwi kids.

  5. Video for Salvation Army brings Christmas to less fortunate families
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    Salvation Army brings Christmas to less fortunate families

    Salvation Army are calling on New Zealanders to step up and help break poverty this Christmas by preparing for the busy festive season ahead of them as the number of families in need rises.

  6. Video for Housing Minister welcomes renters calls for more support
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    Housing Minister welcomes renters calls for more support

    Housing Minister Phil Twyford was presented an open letter signed by thousands of New Zealanders supporting moves to improve the lives of people who rent. The delivery came on the day that the Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill was debated in Parliament.

  7. Video for Food rescue group redistributes surplus food to community
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    Food rescue group redistributes surplus food to community

    A food rescue project in Northland has collected five tonnes of quality surplus food from food retailers and redistributed it to the community during a three months trial.

  8. Video for Mahuta will prioritise low income Māori - John Tamihere
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    Mahuta will prioritise low income Māori- John Tamihere

    Former Labour Minister and CEO of Waipareira Trust, John Tamihere says Nanaia Mahuta will thrive in the Māori Development portfolio and believes the role will be more effective inside cabinet.

  9. Video for Former rough sleepers help feed Rotorua's most vunerable
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    Former rough sleepers help feed Rotorua's most vunerable

    Some former rough sleepers are now helping feed Rotorua's homeless thanks to the selfless generosity of good samaritans Percy Poharama and his wife. The couple cook kai after their day jobs which they then feed to the homeless.

  10. Video for Rotorua churches unite to help the city's homeless
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    Rotorua churches unite to help the city's homeless

    Waka Whakamua is a newly formed collective of Rotorua community groups and churches who aim to make more of an impact working together to help the city's homeless.  Two local churches have been providing shelter and mentoring rough sleepers for some time.

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