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Social cohesion for everyone in New Zealand

25 June 2021

The Government has launched a significant work programme aimed at strengthening social cohesion in New Zealand and building a safer, more inclusive society.

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COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

All of New Zealand is currently at Alert Level 1. Our service centres will be open and if we need to meet with you in person, we'll make an appointment with you. We'll also continue to help over the phone and online.

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

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What's new

23 July 2021

New weekly data for the week ending 16 July 2021 is now available.

23 July 2021

New monthly data for June 2021 is now available.

23 July 2021

Benefit Fact Sheets for the June 2021 quarter is now available.

05 July 2021

We’re seeking your views to help build knowledge and insights on young people who may be at risk of long-term limited employment.

18 June 2021

Data for the March quarter is now available

09 June 2021

Expressions of interest are invited for the position of Children’s Commissioner

03 June 2021

This report uses Stats NZ survey data to describe day-to-day life for children living in households defined as poor by the measures used in the Child Poverty Reduction Act 2018, and provides international comparisons as to how New Zealand children are faring.

28 May 2021

The latest statistics on Student Loan, Student Allowance, and other support available is now available.

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