The Statistical Report contains statistical information about how people interact with the service lines of the Ministry of Social Development. It will be of value to people working within the social sector, in policy, research and service delivery. Statistics for the last five years are presented, including significant changes in policy, the administration of benefits and other support services
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When Debt Becomes a Problem: A Literature Study This literature study gathers and synthesises information on household debt problems from national and international literature. Its aim was to: review the literature so as to provide definitions of key terms, estimate (for the first time) the size and scale of debt problems in New Zealand, discuss possible reasons why some people fall into debt problems, assess the likely impact this has on individuals and families, outline possible avenues for tackling debt problems, and suggest where there are information gaps. By Oliver Valins for the published by Ministry of Social Development.
By Ministry of Social Development , Newzealand .
New Zealand lessons from United States welfare reforms The 1996 welfare reforms created an obligation for work and emphasised measures that directly promoted and supported working.... By Justin Coutts for the is published by New Zealand Business Roundtable .
By New Zealand Business Roundtable , Newzealand .