21 Jan 2019

Inequality impacting more than extreme poor in NZ - Oxfam CEO

From Morning Report, 8:35 am on 21 January 2019

New Zealand's rich are still getting richer, while the poor continue to get poorer, according to new research by Oxfam. The non-profit organisation which works to combat poverty and injustice says the poorest 50 percent of New Zealanders saw their collective wealth decrease by $1.3 billion last year. between 2017 and 2018. Oxfam's Chief Executive is Rachel Le Mesurier. She talks to Susie Ferguson.