General information


The Ministry of Social Development wishes to thank the following agencies for their help in producing this report:

Creative New Zealand
Department of Internal Affairs
Human Rights Commission
Inland Revenue
Local Government New Zealand
Ministry for Culture and Heritage
Ministry for Pacific Peoples
Ministry for the Environment
Ministry for Women
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Ministry of Education
Ministry of Health
Ministry of Justice
Ministry of Transport
Ministry of Youth Development
NZ On Air
New Zealand Police
New Zealand Transport Agency
Sport New Zealand
State Services Commission
Statistics New Zealand
Superu (Families Commission)
Te Puni Kōkiri

The Ministry would also like to give special thanks to Statistics New Zealand for reviewing the draft report.

Published June 2016

Ministry of Social Development
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Wellington 6140
New Zealand

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ISSN 1175–9917 (Print)
ISSN 1177–8695 (Online)


The Ministry of Social Development has made every effort to ensure the information in this report is reliable, but does not guarantee its accuracy and does not accept liability for any errors. Totals may not add up to 100 percent owing to rounding.

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