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The Panel: People queue from 2am outside Work and Income for help

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Newstalk ZB,
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Publish Date
Saturday, 6 July 2019, 3:38PM
Beneficiary advocates say families in South Auckland are being forced to endure 'inhumane' conditions to access emergency grants to feed and clothe their families. Photo / RNZ

Families are being forced to endure inhumane conditions while queuing for emergency grants to feed and clothe their families, beneficiary advocates say.

Parents lined up in the torrential rain for hours earlier this week outside Manurewa's Work and Income office to meet with advocates who help them with their claims.

Newstalk ZB Newsreader Niva Retimanu joins The Panel on The Weekend Collective to discuss the issue, along with the other big stories making news this week.

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ON AIR: The Sunday Session

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