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  1. Video for $20 benefit increase: Is it enough?
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    $20 benefit increase: Is it enough?

    All adults on main benefits for unemployment or disability will receive an extra $20 dollars from today.

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    Māori more likely to return to benefit within year of leaving- MSD survey

    The Ministry of Social Development surveyed just over 100,000 people who stopped receiving a main benefit.

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    Shane Reti says budget for beneficiaries, not for workers

    Dr Reti has been critical of the Budget announcements yesterday, including the  injection into health.

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    Benefit rates to increase in a bid to reduce poverty

    All benefit rates will increase by $20 a week from July 1 this year. A second increase will occur on April 1 next year.

  5. Video for Whakamana Tāngata report calls for welfare "overhaul"
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    Whakamana Tāngata report calls for welfare "overhaul"

    The government’s Welfare Expert Advisory Group has called for a “systematic overhaul” of New Zealand’s welfare system in a wide-ranging report released today.

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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).

  7. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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