It is encouraging that some provision has been made to address the plight of the poorest and most vulnerable New Zealanders in the 2015 Budget.
Living in regional areas such as Northland and Gisborne often means you get a “bad deal”, says The Salvation Army.
The Salvation Army has launched a new interactive map tool on its website.
Housing insecurity and overcrowded housing is no longer a problem confined to Auckland and Christchurch, says The Salvation Army.
People in New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga are being encouraged to sign on to a worldwide movement supporting education for all children.
Housing supply and affordability are not being tackled with enough speed and concentration, says Salvation Army in its 2015 State of the Nation.
Rotoroa Island in Auckland's Hauraki Gulf opened to the public for the first time in over 100 years on Sunday 27 February 2011.