Andrew Becroft: How to define child poverty

Newstalk ZB Staff ,
Publish Date
Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 7:09AM
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Children's Commissioner Andrew Becroft joins Rachel Smalley how child poverty is defined, saying the key definition is "significant material disadvantage."

"We can't escape that being in that group creates stress, tension and high risk for adverse life outcomes."  

READ MORE: Rachel Smalley: Witnessing the reality of child poverty

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