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  1. Video for Govt challenged to open xmas purse strings for needy
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    Govt challenged to open xmas purse strings for needy

    The manager of MUMA Whānau Ora says they are unable to meet the demand of whānau coming to Ngā Whare Waatea Marae in South Auckland to receive emergency food parcels.  Veronica Henare says hundreds will go without this festive season and is challenging the government to open its purse strings to help.

  2. Video for How's about housing our homeless?
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    How's about housing our homeless?

    Concerns have been raised around drugs, the housing crisis, lack of mental health services and economic support in a new Salvation Army State of our Communities report released today.

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    Health outcomes appalling for high-income country- CPAG

    The latest Child Poverty Monitor released today by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner reveals that one in five children under the age of 15 experience moderate-to-severe food insecurity.

  4. Video for A nanny's struggle to survive
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    A nanny's struggle to survive

    A solo-mother in South Auckland leaves her full-time job as a social worker to study in the hope she receives more income when she graduates.  Ahead of a child poverty report due on Monday, Kimi Herewini wants better outcomes for low income families. 

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    Barbarian Papiriana Family

    Gangs are usually in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons, but in Ōpōtiki the Mongrel Mob Barbarians are trying to be more community-minded.

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    A major win for the community

    The community of Kaiti in Tūranganui a Kiwa have ousted the pokie machines from the Kaiti Mall.  Tuta Ngarimu, manager of the Ka Pai Kaiti Trust, says the battle has been won but the war on pokies continues.

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    Concerns over period poverty among rangatahi

    According to a new survey, almost a quarter of New Zealand girls and women have missed school or work because they've been unable to afford sanitary items.

  8. Video for Encouraging ‘food sovereignty’
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    Encouraging ‘food sovereignty’

    Dozens of community pantries have popped up across the country in a push to provide food to those in need. But is this solving the issue of food poverty?

  9. Video for South Auckland open pantries unite the community
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    South Auckland open pantries unite the community

    Ōtara locals in South Auckland are delving into the community spirit with the launch of their own free fruit & vege stands.  The open pantry initiative encourages locals to donate and receive free food for their whānau.

  10. Video for Countdown lowers prices of sanitary products to reduce period poverty
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    Countdown lowers prices of sanitary products to reduce period poverty

    Countdown has dropped the price of its Homebrand and Select sanitary products to make them more affordable for women and girls in New Zealand.  The move is expected to save customers $750,000 a year.

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