8 Nov 2016

Paula Bennett: "Magnitude of homelessness challenging"

From Morning Report, 7:14 am on 8 November 2016
A state house in Northcote/

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

A surprise new injection of funding will lead to almost 9,000 places for homeless people around the country.

But there are 40,000 homeless New Zealanders, according to a University of Otago study based on census results.

So are the new government measures enough?