• The causes of poverty 

      Haigh, David (Auckland District Council of Social Service, 2015-03)
      The recent debate on poverty in New Zealand presents a number of arguments, manifestations, causes and solutions. Many see the root causes in the neo-liberal polices since the mid 1980s, policies that resulted in the ...
    • First, revive the spirit: a paper for the community development conference 2015 – Unitec, Auckland 

      O’Reilly, Denis (Unitec ePress, 2015-05-01)
      Following the 2014 General Election, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key announced that his government is determined to do something about those "doing it tough" - the poor. He considers poverty a long term issue and one ...
    • Language and myths of poverty 

      Haigh, David (Unitec ePress, 2020-02-24)
      “Poverty strikes dead the very souls of all who come within sight, sound or smell of it.” G.B. Shaw, Major Barbara This paper explores the popular and political myths and language used about poverty and those who are ...
    • Poverty in New Zealand 

      Haigh, David (Unitec ePress, 2018-12-19)
      Poverty is an important socio-political issue in Aotearoa New Zealand. The Children’s Commissioner’s Child Poverty Monitor has established the following measures of poverty: material hardship (households that go without ...