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Information for people affected by COVID-19, including individuals, employers and community providers.

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13 March 2020

The impact of multiple disadvantage on subjective wellbeing in NZ families research explores whether some disadvantages have larger impacts on life satisfaction than others, and tests whether combinations of disadvantages have impacts beyond the sum of individual disadvantages.

10 March 2020

Read our latest newsletter to find out what we’re working on with our partners and stakeholders to help our Kiwi families and communities to be safe, strong and independent.

03 March 2020

If you've been affected by coronavirus (COVID-19), we may be able to help. For example, you may be self-isolating at home, or your job or business may be affected. Find out more on our Work and Income website. 

28 February 2020

The Student Support update contains an A3 dashboard and a high-level overview of key information and trends on student statistics

26 February 2020

Social Housing Register statistics for December 2019 quarter is now available.

21 February 2020

What happened to people leaving the benefit system during the year ended 30 June 2016.

23 January 2020

The Benefit Fact Sheets provide a high-level view of trends and are broken down by different benefits, gender, age groups and payment types.

17 December 2019

The Crown has adopted a new strategy for resolving historical claims arising from abuse in state care that better reflects its principled response to the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry.

12 December 2019

"What is known about effective recovery services for men who have been sexually abused?" brings together evidence on what works to support adult male survivors of sexual abuse.

05 December 2019

The Government today launched Mahi Aroha – Carers’ Strategy Action Plan 2019–2023 to improve the wellbeing of the one in 10 New Zealanders who care for a loved one with a disability, health condition, illness or injury.

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