6 Dec 2021

Child poverty report shows Māori, Pasifika, disabled falling behind

From Checkpoint, 6:13 pm on 6 December 2021

The government may be making in-roads in tackling child poverty, but yet another report shows Māori, Pacific and disabled tamariki are in danger of being left behind.

The latest Child Poverty Monitor calls for much more targeted support for those whānau, as structural barriers like racism and ableism continue to put them at a disadvantage.

Here's our social issues reporter, Sarah Robson.