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    Wage subsidy programme essential to Manurewa Marae effort

    The government is hailing the success of the Mana in Mahi programme, an initiative run by the Ministry of Social Development designed to help people on a benefit into new careers by paying wage sub

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    National to 'break cycle' and shift young people off welfare into work

    Credit / Newshub A National government will shift young people off welfare into work, says party leader Christopher Luxon, who claims taxpayers are being failed.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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