24 Jun 2020

Kiwis lonelier than ever during lockdown - report

From Morning Report, 8:28 am on 24 June 2020

New Zealanders were lonelier than ever during lockdown.

That's the finding of a new report from the Helen Clark Foundation think-tank, which also found a strong correlation between loneliness and income.

It argues that government should alleviate loneliness through, among other things, the introduction of a guaranteed minimum income.

Holly Walker wrote the report.