29 Feb 2024

Poverty stats for NZ Pasifika children 'unacceptable'

From , 6:01 am on 29 February 2024
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Photo: RNZ / Alexander Robertson

Pasifika children continue to experience some of the highest rates of poverty in New Zealand.

Child poverty statistics for the year ending June 2023 released by Statistics New Zealand show that despite the previous government's push to eliminate poverty, there's been no improvement.

RNZ Pacific's Eleisha Foon spoke with Chief Children's Commissioner Claire Achmad