21 Aug 2019

DHB concerned it will lose funding after census debacle

From Morning Report, 8:10 am on 21 August 2019

A district health board in one of the country's poorest areas is determined to retain the funding it needs in the face of serious problems with the latest Census.

DHBs around the country are worried their funding could be cut because the census data has been skewed after response rates dropped dramatically, particularly for Māori. RNZ's Health Correspondent Karen Brown reports.