30 Jun 2016

Porirua family can only afford biscuits

From Morning Report, 7:17 am on 30 June 2016

Working 80 hours a week and still not always able to feed their two young children decent meals . That's the reality for one family in Porirua. Our employment reporter Max Towle has their story. In response, the Finance Minister Bill English tells Guyon Espiner inequality is not increasing in New Zealand, and while life is tough for low paid families, they are better off here than in comparable countries.