There is a dearth of information available about the Pacific peoples’ economic contribution to New Zealand society, particularly with reference to their assets, savings, income and spending. Exploring opportunities to capitalise on the Pacific economy to improve living standards for Pacific peoples, needs to be a critical component of any wellbeing strategy the government develops. BERL provided the quantitative analysis component of the report, establishing the size and scope of the Pacific economy in New Zealand.
This report was also featured in a recent episode of the RNZ Podcast “Two cents worth”.
Building on the work completed in stage one, BERL explored the data deeper in order to better understand the situation of the current Māori workforce today, especially in high risk sectors.
Site Safe has published the first-ever report on suicide in the construction sector.