Examining key areas of socio-economic progress, the report highlights solid advances in early childhood education enrolment and NCEA achievement rates.
However, consistently high unemployment rates of Pacific people—twice that of the overall population—and worsening income disparities between Pacific people and the rest of New Zealand are deeply concerning, Mr Tanielu, the report’s author says.
Media Coverage after the report release
- The report author Ronji Tanielu talks to TVONE Pacific Correspondent Barbara Dreaver about the report and its findings.Key issues highlighted in this interview are unemployment , particularly with younger women and low home ownership rate.
Radio Interview with the authors on Morning Report
Media reports from around New Zealand and Australia
Early morning news reports
Launch Event details
- Download the report from our website SalvationArmy.org.nz