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    Grammy award winner Lorde to perform at Christchurch benefit concert

    Lorde is the latest addition to the star-studded line-up that will perform at the Christchurch benefit concert for the people that were affected in the terrorist attacks this month. The benefit is called You Are Us (Aroha Nui).

  2. Video for Rise in benefit claimants linked to pop. growth - Sepuloni
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    Rise in benefit claimants linked to pop. growth- Sepuloni

    Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni is rubbishing the opposition's claims that government softness on sanctions is to blame for 11,000 more people receiving the Jobseeker Support benefit.  Sepuloni says overall benefit numbers were stable and only 0.1-percent higher than last year.

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    More New Zealanders receiving hardship assistance

    Minister Carmel Sepuloni says the "steep rise" reflects the ongoing challenges for people seeking affordable accommodation.

  4. Video for Wellington homeless men feel ignored by WINZ
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    Wellington homeless men feel ignored by WINZ

    Troy and Joseph have been homeless for over 10 years. They say they're trying their best to get off the street but claim WINZ still won't help them.

  5. Video for Nationals  threat to halve benefits for Kiwis on drugs could result in people moving to harder drugs
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    Nationals threat to halve benefits for Kiwis on drugs could result in people moving to harder drugs

    NZ Drug Foundation and other addiction experts at this year’s Cutting Edge Addiction Conference say that National's latest announcement ignores the evidence of how to properly treat drug addiction.

  6. Video for Protestors crash National's Christmas party
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    Protestors crash National's Christmas party

    A party for the party of the well-off was the target for these protestors with a point to make. Around 30 people stormed the gates of the National Party's Christmas Party venue, chaining themselves in an attempt to be heard.

  7. Video for Concerns over high rate of benefit leavers not gaining employment
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    Concerns over high rate of benefit leavers not gaining employment

    According to figures released by the Council of Trade Unions today, of those who came off a benefit last year, less than half went into work. 

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    CPAG calls on Government to rethink benefit changes

    The Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) has called on the Government to rethink and improve its 2015 Budget announcements on benefit changes.

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    Mixed Fortunes report identifies disadvantaged regions in NZ

    Northland, Gisborne, the Bay of Plenty, Waikato and the Manawatu- Whanganui regions are identified as areas that have been severely neglected in The Salvation Army’s “Mixed Fortunes” report.

  10. Video for Māori Party wants benefit rates increase
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    Māori Party wants benefit rates increase

    The Māori Party are pushing for an increase in benefit rates, particularly for the most vulnerable such as parents with children. 

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