10 Sep 2020

Pasifika not getting the credit for bulk of volunteering work

From First Up, 5:41 am on 10 September 2020

Pacific People do the bulk of unpaid work and volunteering in New Zealand, but are they getting the credit they deserve? A treasury report found Pasifika do up to 30 hours of unpaid work per week, but research suggests that figure is much lower than what happens in reality because for many Pasifika, serving their communities is a natural calling and not something they would list on official documents. RNZ In-depth reporter Teresa Cowie has been looking at what unpaid work means to Pasifika families.