8 Jul 2019

One in five NZ children face food scarcity at home - report

From Morning Report, 7:37 am on 8 July 2019

One in five children are living in households where putting food on the table is a struggle.

A new report from the Ministry of Health has found that many parents are stressed and anxious about providing food, or are forced to rely on charities or emergency assistance, because of a lack of money.

RNZ's social issues reporter Sarah Robson has more.