Story: Economy

Night shelter, Wellington (2nd of 2)

Night shelter, Wellington

While some have grown richer, there are still instances of poverty and distress in New Zealand. In Wellington, a relatively affluent community, some people were drawing on the support of food banks or finding a bed at the night shelter on Taranaki Street in the early 2000s.

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Brian Easton, 'Economy - Workers and incomes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 July 2024)

Story by Brian Easton, updated 1 Sep 2016